Energy Seminars

Australian Energy Producers offers seminars to share knowledge and build understanding about the complex energy industry.
Delivered by industry experts, these seminars are designed for both new and experienced energy professionals, government policy makers and contractors wanting to attain a sound understanding of the sector and the many opportunities and challenges it faces.

Seminars Options

Australian Energy Producers currently offers two seminars:
1. Introduction to oil and gas
2. Introduction to the energy transition

Format flexibility

The seminars are delivered in two formats:
1. 1 x full day seminar, delivered face-to-face
2. 2 x half day seminars, delivered online

As a participant, you can choose to join an open seminar (see dates below) or arrange a private seminar to be delivered for your team only (minimum numbers apply).

Graduate / Employee Onboarding Programs

Contact us about hosting a private seminar for your team or as part of your graduate / employee onboarding program. E&P companies are now successfully integrating the seminars into their onboarding schedules to ensure a well-rounded program is delivered for their new recruits.

 Upcoming seminar dates

Introduction to oil and gas 

2x half days, delivered online


13 & 14 June 2024

11:00am – 3:30pm AEST


Introduction to oil and gas

1 x full day, delivered face-to-face

4 July 2024

Brisbane, QLD

8:00am – 5:30pm


Introduction to the energy transition

2x half days, delivered online


15 & 16 August 2024

11:00am – 3:30pm AEST


Introduction to oil and gas 

2x half days, delivered online


3 & 4 September 2024

11:00am – 3:30pm AEST



Introduction to the energy transition

1x full day, delivered face-to-face

9 October 2024

Perth, WA

8:00am – 5:30pm


Can’t see a date that suits? Contact us to discuss other date options.

To register, simply click on your preferred seminar for more information and registration options.

What you can expect

Expert guidance: Learn from some of the industry’s finest minds who will share their knowledge and experience.
Interactive learning: Engage in real-world case studies, simulations and projects that bridge the gap between theory and practice.
Career advancement: Elevate your career by enhancing your knowledge. You’ll be able to make more informed decisions and newcomers can start their journey with a solid foundation.
Flexibility: Designed with your busy schedule in mind, you can access this course from anywhere, at any time.

Contact us at [email protected] for more information.


  Face to face Online
Member $495 $395
Government $495 $395
Non-Member $600 $440
Student $180 $180

 All costs are listed in Australian Dollars and include GST.

Meet our Trainers

Adjunct Professor Peter Moore, Curtin University
Dr Moore has 40 years of business experience, with a focus on petroleum and energy. He has a BSc (Hons), a PhD, an MBA and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He spent much of his early career working for Esso Australia, and for Exxon Exploration Company in Houston, including as their worldwide head of Global Studies. In 1998 he returned to Australia to join Woodside Energy as Chief Geologist and subsequently led exploration and technology businesses in the USA and Australia.

From 2009 to 2013, Dr Moore led Woodside’s global exploration as Executive Vice President Exploration. During his petroleum career, Peter has been involved in numerous petroleum discoveries both in Australia and overseas. After retiring from Woodside, Dr Moore was appointed as a Professor in Curtin University’s Business School where he also held the role of Executive Director, Strategic Engagement. Dr Moore is currently a Non-Executive Director of Beach Energy Ltd, an Adjunct Professor at Curtin University and a Member and former Chair of Curtin’s Faculty of Science and Engineering Advisory Council.

He is a former Non-Executive Director at Central Petroleum Ltd (2014-2018) and Carnarvon Energy Ltd (2015-2023), and Chair of Earth Sciences WA (2014-2018). Dr Moore has his own consulting company focussed on providing executive education to industry and governments on the broad suite of technical and business topics relating to oil and gas, energy, and the energy transition. He has trained thousands of participants during this time, ranging from large multinational and domestic corporations to government agencies and SMEs, and has taught both in Australia and overseas.

In 2023, Peter was awarded National Geoscience Champion by the Australian Geoscience Council, in recognition of the major contribution made to Australian Geoscience through decades of work and research across government, industry and academia, and his continued dedication to Geoscience excellence especially through transference of knowledge.

Associate Professor Steve Mackie, BSc, MBA and PHD 
Associate Professor Steve Mackie has 40 years’ experience in the upstream petroleum industry functioning in both regional and field specific geoscience and engineering. 

As well as running his own successful consultancy he has worked for multinationals and local explorers in both senior technical and executive roles.  

He serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide, is the Chairman of the advisory board for the Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide, and Chairman of the Australian Energy Producers Technical Program Committee.

He is also the editor of the Australian Energy Producers Journal (previously the APPEA Journal), Immediate Past Federal President of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA) (President 2015/17) and a distinguished Lecturer for the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) (2016/17 season).

He is an honorary life member of Australian Energy Producers, an honorary life member of PESA, a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG), European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE) and SPE.

Contact Us

For any queries, please contact
Sarah Hall
Events Manager
Australian Energy Producers
[email protected]
+61 416 414 836