Policy State

SA starts exporting energy


In a remarkable turnaround after a state-wide blackout last year, SA's power prices are dropping and it has begun exporting power off the back of a major gas deal.

The Victorian Government is using hi-tech aircraft for aerial gravity surveying to search for future offshore gas resources.

A Victorian Liberal Nationals Government will legislate to allow onshore conventional gas exploration and production in Victoria on a case-by-case basis if it wins power next year.

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.

East coast supply tightly balanced: AEMO


The Australia Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) has published an update to the 2017 Gas Statement of Opportunities to provide the latest domestic demand and supply market information.

Discretionary EOT clauses: how much discretion do you really have?


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...

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chairman Rod Sims has identified gas moratoria’s in states and territories as one of the reasons behind the energy crisis.

The West Australian Government has placed a ban on fracking for existing and future petroleum titles in the South-West, Peel and Perth metropolitan regions.

A ban on underground coal gasification (UCG) in Queensland is now the letter of the law, following the successful passage of legislation in Parliament.

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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