Policy State

COAG gets the ball rolling


Last week’s meeting of the Council of Australian Government’s (COAG) Energy Council meeting saw a number of policy measures to ensure Australia’s energy supply.

State and Territory governments have been handed a successful roadmap for the development of their own natural gas industries to help boost domestic supply.

Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read has said that manufacturers in the Australian chemistry industry are not seeing an end to rising east coast gas prices due to a lack of understanding of how critical domestic gas is to job creation in the industry.

The new Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) CEO Audrey Zibelman has called on governments to take up the recommendations from the Finkel Review.

Treasurer threatens states over gas


Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has threatened state and territory governments with GST cuts if they continue to limit gas exploration.

Industry uncertainty keenly discussed at APPEA: Orchison reports


Today’s gas supply saga is now on equal controversial footing in eastern Australia with the electricity security and pricing shemozzle; they also share much uncertainty about how (and over what...

South Australian Minister for Finance, State Development, Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis has talked up the role of gas at a recent conference.

The Queensland Government will release 365 square kilometres of land for gas development to supply Australia’s east coast market.

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has called for an end to the mud-slinging and myth-peddling that is distracting policy-makers from finding a resolution to the very real problem confronting the nation of a likely shortage of affordable gas in the future.

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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