02 Apr Milestone moment as BPEQ reaches 15,000 RPEQs
Since the introduction of the original Professional Engineers Act in 1929, 23,894 engineers have been awarded the RPEQ title. In 2019, Lidia Novoseltseva was registered, taking the current active total of RPEQs to 15,000 for the first time.
Lidia is a Petroleum Engineer with over 15 years of upstream oil and gas experience. She began her career with Schlumberger and worked on artificial lift and production optimisation projects in the United Kingdom and Russia before relocating to and settling in in Australia. For the past 9 years, Lidia has worked as a Senior Production Engineer at Santos Ltd and has been involved in a range of projects focusing on enhancing and optimising the performance of producing oil and gas assets. In November 2019, she obtained her Chartered Engineer and then RPEQ status.
The RPEQ title (and other variations of the title) is legally protected and can only be used by qualified and competent professional engineers.
To find out more about registration as a RPEQ visit www.bpeq.qld.gov.au/registration/become-a-rpeq/