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Kenneth Neil Marsh (1939 – 2016)

September 12, 2016

Kenneth Neil Marsh (1939 – 2016)

Our group recently farewelled Ken Marsh, an exceptional friend and colleague.  Professor Eric May and Research Fellow Dr. Tom Hughes have composed the following obituary to be published in the Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data in memory of Ken. Kenneth Neil Marsh was born in Melbourne, Australia on 27th December 1939 and died in…

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efNMR Flow Meter Researcher Wins Award

July 18, 2016

efNMR Flow Meter Researcher Wins Award

18th July 2016.  Congratulations to Fluid Science Resources PhD student Keelan O’Neill who recently received the overall award at the JCEC Postgraduate Research Excellence Awards.  Keelan’s research is for a multiphase flow meter that uses earth’s field Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) technology to measure individual component flow rates such as gas, water and oil in…

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UWA SPE Awarded Outstanding Student Chapter

July 14, 2016

UWA SPE Awarded Outstanding Student Chapter

14 July 2016. The UWA Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) has been selected to receive the 2016 Outstanding Student Chapter Award. This prestigious award recognizes SPE student chapters with exceptional programs and is presented to less than 10% of chapters worldwide. The award reflects ongoing efforts of the SPE UWA committee to continue to develop…

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World’s Most Northern LNG Plant

July 5, 2016

World’s Most Northern LNG Plant

5 July 2016.  Dr. Kevin Li recently braved the cold at the world’s most northern LNG Facility in Norway. The tour of Snohvit LNG Plant was a field trip arranged as part of Natural Gas Conversion Symposium in Tromso, Norway (NGCS11).  Warm Hi-Vis clothing was provided as part of the tour and although currently summer…

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Ruhr Uni Collaboration

July 4, 2016

Ruhr Uni Collaboration

5 July 2016. Professor Eric May, Dr. Paul Stanwix and Dr. Darren Rowland of UWA are currently spending time at Ruhr University in Bochum Germany.  They are collaborating with Professor Roland Span and Professor Markus Richter in the area of Thermophysics specifically on microwave measurements of dew points. Also taking part in the collaboration and currently joining…

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ATSE Award for Kevin Li

June 30, 2016

ATSE Award for Kevin Li

30 June 2016. Kevin Li, Chief Investigator for the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures has been awarded a Global Connections award by the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE). The award of $7,000 is to enable further collaboration with DKT Consulting in China to further develop a new family of methane adsorbents namely ionic…

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PhD Student Industry Placements

June 13, 2016

PhD Student Industry Placements

13th June 2016. This month two Training Centre PhD students start the first of their industrial placements with Woodside Energy Ltd as part of the of the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures.  Temi Kuteyi and Fernando Perez will spend the next six months part-time in the Woodside Energy Perth office modeling the fluid and heat…

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Alginates Research

June 9, 2016

Alginates Research

9 June 2016.  Professor Eric May (pictured right), Dr. Zachary Aman (left), Dr Brendan Graham (centre) and their research feature in this recent news article.  It canvases their research on using alginates for scale prevention in oil & gas pipelines.

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FA Workshop

June 7, 2016

FA Workshop

Last week the Fluids Science Resources Flow Assurance Group held their 6th Flow Assurance Workshop at the Australian Resources Research Centre (ARRC). Now in its third year the twice yearly workshop was the best yet.  Flow assurance is a key research theme for the ARC ITTC for LNG Futures which launched in April 2016.  Researchers presented a selection…

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