I recently returned from Houston, the traditional home of the US oil and gas industry. I had been attending the Pipeline Pigging and Integrity Management Conference (which is co-organised by Great Southern Press). It was a timely event given some of the incidents that have occurred in the US over the past year.

Finder Exploration finds its feet in the Australian market


Based in Western Australia, Finder Exploration has a primary focus of capturing and de-risking prospective acreage on the North West Shelf of Australia with the goal of unlocking new and...

An unconventional opportunity


Non-conventional gas exploration is ramping up in Australia, and it’s not just coal seam gas deposits that are attracting attention. Beukelman & Associates Engineering Director...

Fuel for thought


The Federal Government is planning to introduce an alternative fuel excise, which will include a tax on natural gas fuels for transport. Gas Today looks at the proposed tax and...

A home-grown home refueller


OES CNG is in the final stages of developing its compressed natural gas home refuelling stations. Gas Today profiles the technology and the development of the CNG-fuelled vehicles market.

5 minutes with Julie Beeby


Julie Beeby became Chief Executive Officer of WestSide Corporation in August 2010, coming from Peabody Energy where she was General Manager – Strategic Planning and Projects. Dr Beeby has a...

MWM – expertise and innovation in power generation


MWM is a world leader in gas-fired engines, bringing both experience and innovation to the markets in which it operates. Returning as Event Partner to FutureGAS 2011, MWM continues to...

On show at FutureGAS


Australia’s premier natural gas event, FutureGAS, will showcase the latest products, services and technologies in the industry.

Darling Downs up and powering


Few natural gas companies are active across the industry, undertaking production, LNG project development, power generation and retail activities. The recently-opened Darling Downs Power Station demonstrates Origin Energy’s focus on...

MTU: onsite power


MTU Onsite Energy offers comprehensive, intelligent and innovative systems for gas-fuelled energy needs.

Powering upstream infrastructure


The development of five LNG processing facilities on the east coast of Australia has introduced increased power requirements in the Surat and Bowen basins. While some of these facilities are...

Onsite with Origin at Otway


Valve Tech Engineering recently completed operations at Origin Energy’s Otway Project, located in Port Campbell, Victoria. The company provided onsite labour and testing equipment to service more than 150 valves...

WDS shines in the Surat


Australian company WDS is currently providing a range of services to Santos, Origin and QGC on major projects in the Surat Basin, Queensland.

Wallenius launches next generation RoRo vessels


Transporting energy-related cargo requires specially-equipped vessels and experienced handlers. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is launching the next generation of roll-on/roll-off vessels in 2011 utilising the roll-on/roll-off concept.

Gas plant designs gain Momentum


Momentum Engineering is currently progressing the design of several new facilities across Australia.

Targeted gas industry recruitment tool launched


Is your company looking for new talent? For targeted gas industry professionals, look no further than Gas Today’s new online jobs portal.

Queensland: skilling up for the gas industry


Gas Today speaks with representatives of the CSG/LNG industry and government bodies in Queensland about the initiatives currently underway to ensure the state’s large-scale gas projects have the necessary skilled...

Skills gap: a top recruitment trend


Skills shortages in Australia’s gas industry will reach new heights as competition from mining employers heats up. Hays Oil & Gas Regional Director Simon Winfield says this...

Log on before you dig


More and more people continue to use the Dial Before You Dig service across Australia and in recent times there have been dramatic increases in the number of enquiries lodged...

Gas-to-liquids: another fuel from natural gas


Gas-to-liquids technology can help produce cleaner fuels from remote gas fields – and that’s just a fraction of what it can do. Beach Energy and CSIRO’s Dr Valérie Sage discuss...

Changing industry practice one gas regulator at a time


Accutherm International Business Development Manager Paul Anderson thinks Pietro Fiorentini’s Reflux piloted gas regulators have the potential to change current industry practice and assist with the new demands placed on...

The ins and outs of gas condensing technology


The latest innovation in energy-efficient gas water heating is ‘condensing technology’. So, what is it and why is it the new buzzword in this era of environmental sustainability?

Measuring gas – near enough may not be good enough


Using natural gas that has inaccurately measured composition and energy content can result in a potentially damaging experience for your brand, customer relationships, and corporate integrity. The National Measurement Institute...

Stay up to date with SCADA


In a rapidly-advancing technological world, the gas industry must change and adapt constantly to keep up with the times. Gas Today spoke to Control Microsystems Business Development Director Hany Fouda...

Gas gets going around Gippsland


Almost a year on from the final town getting connected to natural gas, Multinet Gas’ South Gippsland Natural Gas Project is bringing gas to ever more residents in the area....

Branching out in Bass Strait


Victoria is not currently attracting as much attention for its natural gas developments as many other Australian states. A very major gas project, however, is taking place just off the...

Bringing the gas industry together


The Gas Industry Christmas Networking Cocktail Evening, hosted by Gas Today, FutureGAS, Carter Newell Lawyers and Grant Thornton Chartered Accountants, proved to be a great opportunity for members of the...

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