AIE selects LNG import site

Australian Industrial Energy (AIE) has selected Port Kembla as the site for New South Wales’ first LNG import terminal.
Read More

West-East pipeline to benefit local market

The proposed west-east gas pipeline, seeking to bring volumes from Australia’s gas-rich west to the gas thirsty east, both benefits and is hurt by high Asian LNG prices, which Rystad Energy forecasts to increase post 2020.
Read More

APA extends east coast GTA

APA Group has signed a two-year extension to an existing East Coast Grid gas transportation agreement (GTA).
Read More

AGL signals new power station

AGL Energy has committed to build a new $400 million, 252 MW gas-fired power station near Newcastle in New South Wales.
Read More

AEMO calls for more supply

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.
Read More

Supply imbalance needs to be addressed: ACCC

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).
Read More

APA inks new GTA

APA Group has entered into a new agreement for gas transportation and storage services from Queensland to the southern markets.
Read More

The cost of inaction: McKell Institute report

A report released by the independent public policy thinktank, the McKell Institute, has investigated the impact of wholesale gas prices on average household power bills in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Read More

West-East Gas Pipeline work begins

The Federal Government has announced that ACIL Allen, in conjunction with GHD, as the successful tenderer to conduct a pre-feasibility study on the West-East Gas Pipeline.
Read More

MPC Group lands Broken Hill water pipeline

WaterNSW has awarded a contract to a consortium of John Holland, MPC Group and TRILITY, to design, build, operate and maintain a 270 km steel water pipeline that will deliver water supply security for the people of Broken Hill.
Read More

Morrison issues GST warning

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

AGL delays import terminal decision

AGL Energy has delayed its decision on the location of its proposed LNG import terminal that potentially would ease the east coast gas squeeze.
Read More

Prime Minister warns gas suppliers

Yesterday’s meeting between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and the heads of Australia’s leading gas supply companies and the AEMO generated a lot of hot air. The meeting heard that that the industry,
Read More

Industry agrees to ensure domestic supply

Australia’s upstream gas industry is committed to working with the Federal Government to ensure sufficient gas is available to meet peak demand in the National Electricity Market.
Read More

Turnbull calls emergency gas meeting

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a meeting of east coast gas companies following the release of a dire report from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).
Read More

East coast gas oversold: EnergyQuest

A highly forensic review of Australia’s east coast gas sector has found that estimates of commercial gas reserves to service Queensland’s new Gladstone-based LNG industry and local domestic gas consumption, carry substantial risks that are not widely appreciated.
Read More

APA to develop new pipeline

The 450 km Western Slopes Pipeline (WSP) will connect Santos’ proposed Narrabri Gas Project to the APA-owned East Coast Grid.
Read More

VNI Expansion project update

APA Group’s Victorian Northern Interconnect Expansion (VNIE) project continues to make progress on the final stages of works, loopings 6–9.
Read More