Opinion

Australians and their gas


Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Cananvan, explores Australia's rich gas history, and why the association must continue.

An article claiming that an increase in hospital visits is linked to natural gas development is completely at odds with countless research studies.

An independent report has found that ‘green’ (decarbonised) gas offers some of the lowest cost opportunities to provide Australian energy consumers with affordable, reliable and carbon-neutral energy.

The International Energy Agency’s (IEA) forecast that natural gas will increase its share of the global energy mix in coming decades is great news for Australia, according to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

Nation’s energy needs must be considered holistically: APGA


The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has called on energy policy-makers and stakeholders to breakdown the silos when considering our energy needs.

Realising Australia’s oil and gas potential


During a period of unprecedented transformation in the Australian resources sector, the oil and gas industry is searching for opportunities to enhance innovation, competitiveness and productivity.

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) reminds governments that the hard yards of developing a long-term, holistic national energy policy must still be run to ensure future energy security.

In a recent decision (1) which will be of interest to those undertaking construction and infrastructure projects, the New South Wales (NSW) Court of Appeal decided that a Principal must exercise its discretion to grant an extension of time (EOT) to the date for practical completion, even where the EOT claim was submitted out of time.

Oil and gas will be crucial components of the world’s energy future, according to DNV GL’s forecast of the energy transition.

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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