Policy Federal

Gas shortage over: AEMO


The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) 2018 Gas Statement of Opportunities (GSOO) Report shows things are looking up for the east coast market.

A CK Infrastructure Holdings-led consortium (CKI) has lodged a $13 billion takeover bid for APA Group, owner and operator of some of Australia’s key infrastructure.

Data released by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) highlights the nation-wide benefits flowing from Australia’s oil and gas industry.

The Petroleum Rent Resource Tax (PRRT) is being used as bargaining chip should One Nation backtrack on its support for company tax cuts, according to the Australian Financial Review (AFR).

New exploration areas released


The 2018 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage has been released, covering WA, SA, Vic and the Ashmore and Cartier Islands.

Gallagher backs national interest tests


Santos Managing Director Kevin Gallagher has told delegates at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Conference that the industry should back national interest tests on new LNG projects.

An investment of $28.7 million over five years from 2017-18 will allow the Government to push ahead with its National Energy Guarantee.

Transborders Energy’s small scale FLNG project has been granted Major Project Status by the Federal Government.

The government will assess liquid fuel security, with reports Australia’s stocks are lower than standard.

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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