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Adviser dismisses Chinese influence on APA bid

Concerns that a successful takeover of APA Group by CK Group would leave a vast amount of Australia’s gas pipelines under the control of a company submissive to Chinese influence is “patently without grounds”, according to an investment advisory group.
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Leon Richards joins APGA board

McConnell Dowell Director Pipelines Leon Richards has become the newest member of the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) board after being elected in Darwin this week.
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APGA: more to energy policy than just price

The Federal Government’s focus on energy price as the sole driver of new policy risks undermining the value of gas market reforms that will have a range of benefits for gas users, according to Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) CEO Steve Davies.
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APGA sees bright future for NT gas

With new projects on the horizon and continued support from the local government, the gas industry in the Northern Territory has a solid future ahead of it, according to Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) CEO Steve Davies.
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APA takeover poses foreign ownership question

As the CK Consortium seeks an approval from the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) for its $13 billion takeover bid for APA Group, concerns remain regarding the prospect of Chinese-linked ownership of a significant amount of Australia’s gas and electricity assets.
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APGA ready to work with new minister

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has welcomed the appointment of the new Federal Minister for Energy Angus Taylor, saying it looks forward to working with the new minister to improve policy.
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APPEA wants more gas not export controls

An increase in local gas supply, not proposed export controls, is what will lower domestic gas prices, according to Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) Chief Executive Dr Malcolm Roberts.
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APGA supports hydrogen Roadmap

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has welcomed the release of a report from the CSIRO regarding the pathway to developing hydrogen in Australia.
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ATCO could add hydrogen to WA gas network

Canadian company ATCO, owner of more than 14,000 km of distribution pipelines in Western Australia, is undertaking a pilot project to blend hydrogen with natural gas in its existing infrastructure.
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McCormack: challenges won’t stop APA

In an interview with The Australian Pipeliner, APA Group CEO and Managing Director Mick McCormack says the company will continue to invest and grow its extensive infrastructure portfolio despite a potential takeover on the horizon and an uncertain political and regulatory environment.
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APA approves CKI offer

The bid by a Hong-Kong consortium led by CK Infrastructure (CKI) to acquire APA Group has been accepted by the Australian company.
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PM scraps NEG

On Monday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tore up the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) amid party room pressures in an attempt to hold on to his leadership.
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ACCC to monitor electricity market

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been enlisted by the Federal Government to report on prices, profits and margins in the electricity market in the wake of the abandonment of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).
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