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Political certainty in 2015 is a must for Australian gas industry

Whatever policies the Energy White Paper leads the Federal Government to deliver, the process has provided stakeholders with a substantial opportunity to again argue their core points of concern.

The top 7 gas trends for 2015

Gas Today has collated the experts’ top 7 trends for the Australian gas industry in 2015.

e-mentoring program breaks down gender barriers in gas

A national program utilising a range of digital communications tools is breaking down traditional barriers to successful mentoring for women in remote resource industry workplaces.

Q&A: how digital technology can revolutionise the gas industry

As the Australian LNG industry moves from capital project phase into operations, gas companies should be leveraging a wide range of technologies to improve safety and efficiency, reduce costs and...

The Future of Australian LNG with Santos’ Peter Cleary

Santos' Peter Cleary talks to Gas Today about what LNG exporters can do to capitalise on the demand boom and what Santos is doing to weather the storm.

Victoria’s new energy minister on exploration and red tape

With a new government elected in December 2014, Victoria has been presented with an opportunity to secure investment for the development of the state’s immense gas resources.

Equalizer International launches two new divisions in Asia and America

Equalizer International, developer of the world’s most powerful flange spreading wedges, has increased its international presence with the launch of two new divisions – Equalizer Asia and Equalizer Americas.

OSD founder Brian O’Sullivan granted Australia Day 2015 award

OSD founder and Managing Director Brian O’Sullivan was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in the General Division on Australia Day in 2015.

iPipe Group provides services to biggest lng facilities in Australia

iPipe Group has successfully completed projects on some of Australia’s leading coal seam gas projects – QGC’s QCLNG, Santos’ GLNG and Origin’s APLNG.

IDE Technologies overcomes challenges of remote Cape Preston project

A world leader in water treatment solutions, IDE Technologies specialises in the development, engineering, construction and operation of advanced desalination and industrial water treatment plants.

Jereh Group completes China’s first shale gas liquefaction plant

Jereh Group has successfully completed building China’s first shale gas liquefaction plant in Sichuan.

4 things that set Quest Palmerston apart from the rest

Quest Palmerston Serviced Apartments, a much frequented hub for corporate LNG travellers, has once again won the Regional Franchise of the Year award within the Quest network.

Australian Dynamic Technologies the distributor for Precisive 5 Gas Analyser

Australian Dynamic Technologies was appointed in 2013 as the Australian distributor for Precisive’s online and real-time infrared gas analyser, the Precisive 5 Gas Analyser.

FLIR Systems creates tool that detects gas leaks

Inspectahire, a leading international supplier of specialist remote visual inspection technology and solutions, has identified FLIR’s GF320 Optical Gas Imaging camera as its technology of choice when it comes to...

Zinfra appoints new General Manager to lead strategy and market development

National infrastructure service provider Zinfra Group has appointed Cameron Evans as its new General Manager, Strategy and Market Development Group.

Micro-LNG plant provides cleaner alternative

Known for constructing Australia’s first micro-LNG plant in Westbury, Tasmania, BOC has set up a micro-LNG plant in Chinchilla, Queensland.

How to manage claims, disputes and contract administration

Over the life of any major project, disputes of one sort or another are likely to occur.

What are the tangible benefits of adopting a social investment strategy?

Contributing to both community and commercial outcomes beyond maintaining a social licence to operate can provide a source of competitive advantage for gas operators.

Newly commissioned power stations defy industry trends

With the Diamantina and Leichhardt Power Station facilities in Mount Isa, Queensland becoming fully operational as of October 2014, Gas Today spoke to APA Group General Manager of Power Generation...

Driving Industry: An overview of the key performers in Australia’s gas basins

Gas Today Senior Journalist Tim Fitzpatrick examines production and exploration efforts currently underway to develop Australia’s conventional and unconventional gas potential, and the success stories behind them.

Lessons CSG operators can learn from southern Queensland towns

Is the Darling Downs reaping the benefits from coal seam gas developments that some hoped for?

Where to now for Australian LNG exports?

Westpac Global Head of Market Strategy Robert Rennie and Westpac Senior Economist Justin Smirk recently published research that directly counters the oil price scare campaigns of the mainstream media.

Historic milestone for Australian LNG

The world’s first project to turn CSG into LNG, the Queensland Curtis LNG facility, saw the departure of its first LNG tanker from Gladstone Harbour in early January.

LNG’s next big challenges: high labour costs and low productivity

LNG’s upward fortunes stand in stark contrast to Australia’s dwindling labour productivity.

New moisture analyser ensures quality of stored natural gas

Michell’s new OptiPEAK TDL600 moisture analyser’s fast response rate and non-contact spectroscopic measurement principle is the latest gas-storing tool in the market.

Valvelink poised for growth in 2015

One of Australia’s leading suppliers of quality valves, actuators and flow control technology is set for sustained growth with the establishment of additional facilities and an interactive website.

APPEA 2015 to chart the way forward for natural gas industry

When some 3,000 upstream petroleum industry stakeholders gather for APPEA 2015, they will be meeting in a very different environment to that of Perth in 2014.

National leaders to discuss price gas sector challenges at ADGO

Over 250 senior gas leaders, state and federal ministers, large users and bureaucrats will gather in Sydney in March to discuss the future of the domestic gas in Australia.

SEAAOC returns to tropical Darwin for the 21st year

This 25–27 August will see over 1,500 people converge in Darwin for the 21st anniversary of the South East Asia Offshore and Onshore Conference (SEAAOC).

Cost reduction the focus at Oil & Gas Procurement Leaders Forum

Australia’s oil and gas procurement leaders will gather in Brisbane in April to discuss improving cost competitiveness and how to create procurement departments that are value-adding centres to their businesses.

2015 an 'unprecedented year' for gas: IGU President

International Gas Union President Jérôme Ferrier has called 2015 ‘an unprecedented year’ in the global gas industry.

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