Opinion Editorial

Nation’s energy needs must be considered holistically: APGA


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 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.

ADGO 2016: Industry needs shake-up plan


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...

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.

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has signalled the development of Queensland’s shale gas industry as a potential source to attract a new wave of economic investment.

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...

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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...

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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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