Policy Federal

Future Fuels secures funding


Today the Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation Senator the Hon. Zed Seselja announced that the Federal Government’s Cooperative Research Centres (CRC) program will be co-funding Future Fuels CRC with $26.25 million over its proposed seven year research program.

Australia’s resources and energy earnings are set to increase to $230 billion in 2017-18, with LNG being the largest growth contributor.

A report by the Australian Energy Market Operator has highlighted the need for more gas supply in Victoria in order to avoid a projected shortfall in 2022.

ConocoPhillips and Santos are committed to developing the Barossa gas field to boost production from the Darwin LNG (DLNG), according to the Australian Financial Review (AFR).

Joint marketing approved at Mereenie


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) looks set to approve a gas joint marketing arrangement between Central Petroleum and Macquarie Mereenie.

ACCC authorises LNG coordination


The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has authorised Chevron, Shell, INPEX and Woodside to coordinate LNG maintenance activities in WA and the NT.

Australia’s east coast gas market remains incredibly tight and users are paying for this with high prices and limited sources of competing supply, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

Australia and the United States have signed an agreement to promote the development energy facilities in Asian markets, while boosting demand for Australian and US LNG exports.

Australia, Timor-Leste and the Greater Sunrise Joint Venture have reached an agreement over the maritime border between the countries, and a pathway to development for the giant gas field.

A new spring for the APPEA


Despite the economic rollercoaster the gas industry has been on since late 2014, the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association’s new Chief Executive Dr Malcolm Roberts believes it’s an exciting...

Australia’s land access new frontier


Queensland GasFields Commissioner John Cotter has recently completed a stocktake of the construction of the three export pipelines in Queensland, and has gathered some key lessons about oil and gas...

7 steps to effective community management


In recent years there has been increased interest in local industry participation and local content in gas resources projects.

Where will gas fit in new climate policy?


Australia's fragmented climate policy framework is hurting industries every day, and leaving key sectors such as natural gas in the dark over how Australia's energy mix will look in the...

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