Opinion Editorial

Australians and their gas

Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Cananvan, explores Australia's rich gas history, and why the association must continue.

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has called on energy policy-makers and stakeholders to breakdown the silos when considering our energy needs.

In a recent decision (1) which will be of interest to those undertaking construction and infrastructure projects, the New South Wales (NSW) Court of Appeal decided that a Principal must exercise its discretion to grant an extension of time (EOT) to the date for practical completion, even where the EOT claim was submitted out of time.

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LNG growth to be stunted in near-future

LNG producers with exposure to the oil price are likely to continue to face headwinds for some years according to global ratings agency, Standard and Poor’s Ratings Service (S&P).

Reform needed to resolve price and supply uncertainty

Federal and state ministers agree that reform is needed to resolve uncertainty around price and availability.

With deep political divisions around the country on how best to secure and deliver sufficient gas, the Australian Domestic Gas Outlook conference comes at the perfect time – a time of seismic changes in the energy sector and a time for the shake-up plan to begin.

Transacting with Chinese counterparties has never been more common, but there are some recurring issues that often concern clients. Lawyers Corrs Chambers Westgarth look at the top three questions that pop up most frequently.

The Top 20 Australian Gas Leaders - 2015 lists have officially been launched and are now available to view.

Lessons to be learned from cost overruns

While Australia’s LNG projects have faced various delays and cost overruns, compared with other megaprojects these have been relatively minor for Queensland’s three LNG projects. University of Queensland Associate Professor...

Energy solution so close, yet so far away

One the conundrums of eastern Australia’s energy story this decade is how a major new gas export industry has been developed at the same time that domestic gas supply is...

Editor's comment

The last few months have seen an increase in discussion about the challenges facing the Australian gas industry, particularly after significant policy changes in New South Wales and the stringent...

Editor’s comment

Federal Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s recent announcement of a 14 September 2013 election will see the longest Australian election campaign to date. CSG, large-scale LNG projects, and gas supply and...

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