Gas should have expanding role in energy mix: Davies

The attributes of gas mean it should have an expanding role in Australia’s future energy mix, and energy policy should not be swayed by the short-term price challenges facing Australia’s great natural advantage, according to APGA CEO Steve Davies.
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Victorian Opposition backs gas development

A Victorian Liberal Nationals Government will legislate to allow onshore conventional gas exploration and production in Victoria on a case-by-case basis if it wins power next year.
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NERA unveils oil and gas roadmap

National Energy Resources Australia (NERA) and CSIRO have presented Australia’s oil and gas industry with pathways to make the most of advanced technologies.
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AS 2885.1 released for public comment

The new Standard on Design and Construction of Petroleum Pipelines (AS 2885.1) has been released for public comment and is open until 1 December 2017.
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Realising Australia’s oil and gas potential

During a period of unprecedented transformation in the Australian resources sector, the oil and gas industry is searching for opportunities to enhance innovation, competitiveness and productivity.
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PM strikes gas deal

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s emergency meeting with Australia’s three largest gas companies will lead to some relief from the expected shortfall in 2018.
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Long-term gas market needs must be a priority: APGA

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) reminds governments that the hard yards of developing a long-term, holistic national energy policy must still be run to ensure future energy security.
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East coast supply tightly balanced: AEMO

The Australia Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) has published an update to the 2017 Gas Statement of Opportunities to provide the latest domestic demand and supply market information.
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ACCC predicts substantial gas shortfall

The Australian Government has released the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) first interim report into the supply of, and demand for, wholesale gas in Australia.
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ACCC Chairman outlines gas woes

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chairman Rod Sims has identified gas moratoria’s in states and territories as one of the reasons behind the energy crisis.
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Adopt a CET: Finkel

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has urged the Federal Government to adopt a Clean Energy Target (CET) to provide certainty.
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CSG inquiry introduced to Parliament

Federal Member for Kennedy Bob Katter introduced the bill for an Act to establish a Commission of Inquiry into the CSG industry in Australia.
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APGA announces new Chief Executive

Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) President Shaun Reardon has announced the appointment of Steve Davies to the role of Chief Executive of the association.
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Santos delivers domestically

Santos has signed a location swap agreement to facilitate the delivery of at least 18 PJ/a of gas into the southern domestic market.
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Queensland prohibits 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.
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Victoria releases gas review findings

The independent panel investigating Victoria’s gas and electricity retail markets has recommended a range of measures to drive down power prices and protect consumers.
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Pipelines an easy target: APGA

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) is dismayed that Energy Ministers have brought forward reforms to pipeline operations and foreshadowed even more regulation in what is a small part of the energy sector without sufficient consideration of the consequences.
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COAG gets energy 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.
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Morrison issues GST warning

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