Opinion

Australia’s LNG sector must control costs: Deloitte


Australia’s LNG sector must fundamentally rethink its approach and operating model if it is to compete in the global marketplace, according to Deloitte’s leading oil and gas analyst.

The latest Reserve Bank Statement on Monetary Policy deserves more attention in the polarised political debate about the east coast gas market, says the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

Operations and maintenance activities on Australia’s natural gas infrastructure is expected to grow substantially by 2020. So how can gas companies ensure efficient and cost-effective solutions for the workforce responsible for undertaking these operations?

While the Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) is arguing for the cancellation of gas export contracts, APPEA has warned that taking this approach could further damage the domestic gas market.

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Gas prices still rising for manufacturers


Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read has said that manufacturers in the Australian chemistry industry are not seeing an end to rising east coast gas prices due...

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) Energy Supply Outlook (ESO) confirms that there is no need for LNG export restrictions, according to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

Digitally related business opportunities have the potential to unlock approximately US$1.6 trillion of value for the oil and gas industry, its customers and for society, states a new report from Accenture and the World Economic Forum.

Today’s gas supply saga is now on equal controversial footing in eastern Australia with the electricity security and pricing shemozzle; they also share much uncertainty about how (and over what time) they can be resolved.

Gas and the gender handicap


It would be nice to think that in 2015 discussions about gender pay parity and women’s access to leadership positions were relics of another age. Problems solved, or at least...

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...

How 2015 changed the Australian domestic gas market


With Australia’s gas markets on the east, north and west coasts undergoing unprecedented change, Australian gas leaders, industry officials, regulators and major industry stakeholders will gather in Sydney in March...

Broadspectrum: A new beginning for Transfield


Broadspectrum has had a long history with the Australian oil and gas industry under its former name, Transfield Services. Gas Today speaks with Chief Executive, Resources and Industrial, Joe Sofra...

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