Policy State

NT fracking moratorium lifted


Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced the NT Government had accepted all 135 recommendations of the independent fracking inquiry.

A report by the Australian Energy Market Operator has highlighted the need for more gas supply in Victoria in order to avoid a projected shortfall in 2022.

WA is aiming to become a global LNG hub, with the creation of new job opportunities focused on servicing, maintaining and improving existing operations.

Australia’s east coast gas market remains incredibly tight and users are paying for this with high prices and limited sources of competing supply, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

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.

EPA to investigate Wheatstone emissions


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.

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

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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