Policy State

Critical energy state front of mind for APPEA 2017


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.

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.

The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) warning of severe gas shortages in eastern Australia as early as next summer is the consequence of many years of policy failure by successive state governments in Victoria and New South Wales, says the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association.

Turnbull calls emergency gas meeting


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).

Victoria announces $10 million gas study


Victoria has committed $10 million to a study on the potential development of conventional gas discoveries, despite a moratorium in place until 2020.

Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has slammed the South Australian Labor Party for trying to shift blame following blackouts in the state.

Legislation to permanently ban fracking returned to the Victorian Parliament yesterday, with both sides of government supporting the bans.

The Queensland Government has set potential gas supplies from a CSG pilot in the Surat Basin aside for Australian use only.

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...

The Future of Australian LNG with Santos’ Peter Cleary


Santos' Peter Cleary talks to Gas Today about what LNG exporters can do to capitalise on the demand boom and what Santos is doing to weather the storm.

Lessons CSG operators can learn from southern Queensland towns


Is the Darling Downs reaping the benefits from coal seam gas developments that some hoped for?

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