2016 Sponsors

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Platinum Host Sponsor


BHPBilliton

BHP Billiton


BHP Billiton Petroleum is the oil and gas exploration and production business of BHP Billiton (ASX: BHP; LSE: BLT.L; NYSE: BHP). Formed in 2001 with the merger of BHP and Billiton, the combined company is the world's leading diversified natural resources group that creates value through the discovery, development, and conversion of natural resources and the provision of innovative customer and market-focused solutions. It is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, with regional corporate centers in Houston, London and Johannesburg. With major producing assets in Australia, the United Kingdom, Gulf of Mexico, and Bolivia, BHP Billiton Petroleum is one of the leading E&P companies in the energy industry. It conducts an international exploration and development program focused on commercialization of gas resources, exploration and development of high-margin oil projects primarily in deepwater, and securing access to discovered resources through the development of enduring alliances with host governments and their agencies. In Houston, the company's focus is primarily on assets in North, South and Latin America. BHP Billiton Petroleum is one of the largest acreage holders in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, as well as a leading explorer in Bolivia and offshore Trinidad.


Platinum Sponsors


Chevron

Chevron


Chevron is one of the world's largest integrated energy companies. Headquartered in San Ramon, California, Chevron conducts business in countries all around the globe. They are engaged in every aspect of the crude oil and natural gas industry, including exploration and production, manufacturing, marketing and transportation, chemicals manufacturing and sales, geothermal, and power generation. Chevron is also investing in renewables and advanced technologies.


Qantas

Qantas

Qantas was founded in the Queensland outback in 1920. Registered originally as the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited (QANTAS). They have built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service. Today, Qantas is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia. They also operate subsidiary businesses including other airlines, and businesses in specialist markets such as Qantas Holidays and Q Catering.

ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil

To help meet the world's growing energy needs, ExxonMobil is involved in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; the manufacture of petroleum products; and the transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. We are a major manufacturer and marketer of commodity and specialty petrochemicals and have interests in electric power generation facilities. Our extensive research programs support operations and enables continuous improvement in each of these businesses.


Gold Sponsors



eEventsGroup

eEvents Group

Since its inception eEvents Group has strived to provide the ultimate level of quality services and has proudly established itself as a major force in the meeting and event industry.

Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, transaction, advisory services and strategic growth markets. We aim to have a positive impact on businesses and markets, as well as on society as a whole. We work closely with you, gaining a clear understanding of your organization and striving to identify issues before they become problems. We make sure you get fast access to the people you need, wherever in the world you need them. And with our global focus on 14 Global Industry Sectors you benefit from a market-leading global response to your specific needs.

Thomas Foods International

Thomas Foods International

Thomas Foods International is an organisation that began operation back in 1988. Of course, the business has grown and changed a lot since then. Today, Thomas Foods International has annual revenue well in excess of $1 billion, and they are Australia’s largest 100% family-owned meat-processing company. However, they will never lose sight of their heritage. Their business operates with strong family values. Chris Thomas provides the leadership and vision, his son and CEO, Darren, drives our growth.

Halliburton

Halliburton

Halliburton is one of the world’s largest oil service companies. Since the very beginning back in 1966, we have helped to write Norwegian petroleum history. A proactive approach to encouraging the use of teamwork and drawing on each other’s strengths has helped us grow and become the thriving company that we are today.With nearly 70,000 employees in approximately 80 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field.

Schlumberger

Schlumberger

Schlumberger is the leading oilfield services provider, trusted to deliver superior results and improved E&P performance for oil and gas companies around the world. Through our well site operations and in our research and engineering facilities, we are working to develop products, services and solutions that optimize customer performance in a safe and environmentally sound manner.

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Limited is the national airline of New Zealand. Based in Auckland, the airline operates scheduled passenger flights to 22 domestic and 29 international destinations in 16 countries around the Pacific rim and the United Kingdom.


Silver Sponsors



Winchester Energy Limited

Winchester Energy Limited

The Company is an Australian incorporated oil and gas exploration company which was founded in March 2014 by Messrs Peter Allchurch, Neville Henry and John D. Kenny for the primary purpose of acquiring oil and gas leases and working interests in areas situated on the Eastern Shelf of the Permian Basin in Texas, USA, a location which offers prospective Cline Shale unconventional oil opportunities at shallow depth together with attractive conventional oil targets in the Ellenburger Formation at slightly greater depth. Winchester Energy is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) and its ticker code is WEL. The company has drilled I horizontal well and one vertical well. Both wells are in a testing phase. The company’s headquarters are in Perth Australia and the operational office is in Houston.

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated

JLL

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated or JLL is a professional services and investment management company specializing in real estate. Since March 2014 it has officially marketed itself under the acronym, JLL.

RedEye Apps

JRedEye Apps

RedEye was carefully designed and locally developed to help industry professionals improve their productivity and safety, while reducing business risks and costs. Our co-founders, Wayne Gerard and Randall Makin, understand the safety issues and risks involving engineering drawing and data management. With over 20 years experience in the resources sector, they have identified a growing niche in the marketing, and created RedEye Apps in 2011.

Petsec Energy Ltd

Petsec Energy Ltd

Petsec Energy is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange. It has operations in the shallow waters of the Gild of Mexico and state waters of the Louisiana Gulf Coast region of the USA, and exploration activities in the Gulf Coast onshore and bay areas of Texas and Louisiana, USA and Yemen.

Rathbone Wine Group

Rathbone Wine Group

Committed to producing wines of quality and distinction and providing an environment that allows its passionate young teams to thrive. Located in some of Australia's most iconic wine regions. Yering Station Mount Langi Ghiran, & Xanadu epitomise the Rathbone’s Family philosophy for quality wine.


Bronze Sponsors