Policy Federal

Crossbench calls for PRRT reform


A majority of the Senate crossbench has called for an overhaul of the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT), particularly for major offshore LNG projects.

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Technology can strengthen the role Australian gas plays in the diverse energy mix beyond 2030 as outlined in a new vision launched today by the gas industry.

Oil and gas industry stakeholders gathering at Perth’s Convention Centre in mid-May for the annual APPEA Conference will be under no illusions about the critical state of Australia’s energy debate.

ACCC recognises east coast crisis


Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chairman Rod Sims said events following the ACCC’s April 2016 Inquiry into the east coast gas market have confirmed its worst fears.

Industry and government must grasp opportunity: APGA


Major players in the gas industry should seize the opportunity of a meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and federal ministers tomorrow to offer concrete policy suggestions to the government.

The South Australian (SA) Government has announced its South Australian Power for South Australians aimed at ensuring more of the state’s power is sourced, generated and controlled in SA.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a meeting of east coast gas companies following the release of a dire report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

A projected decline in gas production could result in a shortfall of gas-powered electricity generation (GPG) in Australia’s south eastern states, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

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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