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Queensland bans UCG

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

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

Australia Pacific LNG has begun production of LNG at Curtis Island LNG facility on Curtis Island, near Gladstone.

BG Group has begun commercial operations from the second train at its Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) plant.

QGC invests AU$1.7bn in Surat Basin project

QGC has announced a two-year, AU$1.7 billion development of its natural gas tenements in the Surat Basin to support gas production and, according to QGC’s managing director, ensures security of...

Leighton Contractors lands APLNG contract extension

Leighton Contractors have been awarded a two-year contract by the Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) joint venture to deliver gas field development works.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is calling on industry to provide comment on Royal Dutch Shell’s $US70 billion ($A99 million) takeover bid of BG Group.

Senex Energy will focus on its gas operations in the coming financial year after weakening revenue and production figures and ongoing capex tightening measures were revealed in the company’s latest quarterly announcements.

The Queensland Government is seeking interest from oil and gas exploration companies from around the globe, following the release of 11,000 sq km for exploration expressions of interest.

Australia’s gas exploration and production opportunities

With international LNG exports and domestic consumption increasing the demand for Australian gas, significant opportunities exist for the local sector. Gas Today takes a look at what will be driving...

NATA-accredited lab delivers calibration services to Surat Basin

For the first time, the Surat Basin's CSG, mining, power generation and specialised service industries have immediate access to a locally based NATA-accredited calibration laboratory.

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