Policy State

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.

The WA Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been asked by WA Environment Minister Stephen Dawson to investigate the Chevron-operated Wheatstone LNG Project.

The Independent Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing of Onshore Unconventional Reservoirs in the Northern Territory (Inquiry) has released a draft Social Impact Assessment Framework (Framework) produced by Coffey Services Australia.

Victoria has released the first Victorian Gas Program (VGP) Progress Report, with initial analysis showing onshore conventional reserves are much smaller than the offshore resources.

WA axes Canning agreement


The Western Australian Government will terminate a State Agreement governing natural gas exploration and production in the Canning Basin.

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.

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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