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Santos rejects Harbour, terminates discussions


After consideration of all aspects of Harbour Energy’s final proposal, the Santos independent directors and Managing Director and CEO have unanimously resolved to reject the bid.

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.

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

Santos Chairman Keith Spence has said that Harbour Energy may have to increase its $13.5 billion takeover bid, according to the Australian.

Chevron to shutdown Gorgon train


Chevron will idle the second production unit at its Gorgon LNG project in May to carry out modifications already implemented at the other two units, according to

Frydenberg hails NEG breakthrough


Last week’s decision by the COAG Energy Council to progress to the final design stage for the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) is a big step forward, according to Minister for...

Transborders Energy has signed a Joint Study Agreement with a major Asian LNG buyer to work together on a floating LNG (FLNG) development.

Chevron Australia has revealed details on the next stage of the Gorgon natural gas project, offshore Western Australia.

ExxonMobil, operator of the PNG LNG Project, has restarted production safely following a shutdown of operations after a severe earthquake on 26 February.

Top gas executives and energy experts weigh in on oil price debate


Gas Today asks gas executives and energy experts why the low oil prices will not reverse the Australian gas industry’s progress over the last few years.

Key to LNG success in Australia is collaboration: John Anderson


Asia Pacific’s dizzying levels of growth are expected to fuel Australia’s LNG sector but collaboration is crucial if gas exploration and production companies in Australia are to capitalise on the...

What does COP21 mean for the natural gas industry?


COP21 has been and gone, but the ramifications of the freshly minted Paris Agreement are being felt in the broader energy sphere – no less so in the natural gas...

Exploring the changing role of human factors in oil and gas incidents


With safety professionals’ understanding of accidents, risk and safety changing, human error is no longer seen as a cause, but as a symptom.

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