International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Coal Seam Gas

Activity by Ruth Meaney   |   added on Feb 22, 2011   |   Australia Official_iyc_logo


Hear the Lead Chemist with Origin Energy, Oskar Jarvie, speak on Coal Seam Gas. As one of the New and Emerging Energy Technologies in Queensland, Australia, it is attracting interest with chemists, engineers and the general public, in particular the impact of these new technologies on local communities and their surroundings.

Royal Australian Chemical Institute (Qld Branch)

in conjunction with

Qld Analytical & Environmental Chemistry Group


Qld Industrial Chemistry Group


2011Queensland Branch March Dinner Seminar

All RACI members, friends and colleagues, and other interested persons are invited to attend




Date                                                       Tuesday, 15th March 2011 (6.00 pm for 6.30 pm start)


RSVP                                                     Friday 11th March 2011 (for catering purposes)


Venue                                                    The Diana Plaza Hotel,

                             12 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, Brisbane.


Cost                                                       $40.00 for all RACI members

                                                                                $55.00 for all non-members


Cost includes      2 Course Buffet Dinner

                                                                                Note: Cash bar facilities will be available


Speaker                                                Oskar Jarvie


Oskar Jarvie is the lead chemist at Origin Energy, where he manages water treatment and production chemistry for coal seam gas projects in central Queensland.  Previously, he advised on chemical-based solutions for oil and gas operations in Western Australia and worked for four years for the 3M technology company in North America and Europe. A Sydneysider, Oskar graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry from University of Technology, Sydney. He lives in Brisbane with his wife Christine Marie.


Travel    to Venue

·       FREE Hotel parking for patrons to the rear of the Hotel (subject to availability)

·       Undercover parking at shops adjacent to Hotel (parking tickets to be validated at Hotel Reception)

·       Proximity to Southbank for the Goodwill Bridge, Busway, Train & Ferry links

·       Regulated street parking as per signage for the Brisbane Central Traffic Area

·       Mater Hospital has several Public Parking Stations in close proximity.





Please complete a separate Registration Form and submit with payment, to Ruth Meaney (RACI Qld Branch Coordinator) by email, fax, or mail by FRIDAY 11th MARCH 2011 for catering purposes.


Ruth Meaney, RACI Qld Branch Coordinator                               PO Box 667 Mt Gravatt   Qld   4122               

Email:                                                                                                            Phone / fax: (07) 3420 4223

Topic: seminars Audience: general public, educators, industrial chemists, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, professional chemists
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