Our Partnership with Cooper Energy

Gas explorer and producer Cooper Energy will fund one $10,000 one year scholarship for a student commencing Honours in Geoscience.

The scholarship will be part of an industry and government initiative recognising the growing demand nationally for mining and petroleum engineers. The scholarship funded by Cooper Energy will be branded the Cooper Energy Playford Trust Geoscience Honours Scholarship, and the government funded scholarship matching the Cooper Energy funded scholarship will be branded as the SA Government/Cooper Energy Playford Trust Scholarship.

Cooper Energy is an S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:COE) listed energy company which generates revenue from the discovery, commercialisation and sale of gas to south-east Australia and low cost Cooper Basin oil production.

Gas accounts for the major share of the company’s sales revenue, production and reserves.The company is focused on, and staff are incentivised for, generating sustainable growth in total shareholder return through a strategy that requires:

  • due care for health, safety, and the environment and communities in which Cooper Energy operates;
  • focus on hydrocarbon resources and opportunities possessing the strong economic fundamentals that support generation of leading returns for its shareholders and good commercial outcomes for customers within the foreseeable future; and
  • concentration of effort and resources on opportunities where it has deep knowledge and expertise, principally the Australian basins and the commercialisation of gas.
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