Beach Energy Limited
Simon began work in the exploration industry in the mid-nineties with CRA Exploration (which soon became Rio Tinto). After a period of 18 months he moved into the Oil & Gas industry with Boral Energy (Now Origin Energy). After approx. 2 years Simon embarked on further study in the Information Technology field and then moved to Beach Energy, where he utilised his skill set in both the exploration industry and IT to head up their IT department. As part of this role with Beach Simon has been instrumental in helping Beach be a leader in taking on new technologies to greatly improve the communications of people working in remote areas of the Cooper Basin.
Simon McMahon has nearly 20 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry, in both exploration and management. Currently the Manager of IT at Beach Energy, Simon has been instrumental in taking Beach Energy into the future. Simon has managed the roll out of Beach Energy’s private LTE network in the western flank of the Cooper Basin, improving safety and connectivity for people working in remote areas of the Cooper Basin.
Presentation – LTE technology to the Oil Field