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26 July 2017
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People

Canavan resigns from cabinet following dual citizenship debacle

Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan has resigned from cabinet after he received confirmation he is an Italian citizen, making him ineligible for election.

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20 July 2017
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Featured

Empire appoints new CEO

Empire Oil and Gas has appointed Angus Walker as CEO, with current CEO Ken Aitken stepping down immediately.

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31 March 2017
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News

Cartwright joins CASA

Outgoing Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) Chief Executive Cheryl Cartwright is set to join the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) Board after she finishes up at APGA.

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22 February 2017
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News

Logicamms announces new CEO

Logicamms has appointed Flora Furness as its new CEO following Managing Director Steve Banning’s retirement, effective 22 February.

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24 January 2017
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Gas

AEMO appoints new CEO

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) has appointed Ms Audrey Zibelman to the role of CEO, effective 20 March.

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1 December 2016
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APGA Chief Executive to step down

Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) Chief Executive Cheryl Cartwright has announced that she will step down from the role at the end of February 2017.

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29 November 2016
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Gas bans could trigger industry crisis: Hunt

Australia is facing a manufacturing crisis which will be made worse by state bans on onshore gas exploration, according to Federal Minister for Industry Greg Hunt.

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16 November 2016
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Myths and misinformation in NT gas: Ferguson

Driven by hostility to fossil fuels and a naive faith in renewables, activists are using misinformation to push an anti-gas agenda.

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14 November 2016
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Woodside announces Macfarlane appointment

Woodside Energy has appointed former Federal Minister for Resources and Energy Ian Macfarlane as a non-executive director.

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23 September 2016
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APGA expands Board

Members of the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) have received information about the APGA decision to expand the Board to 11 directors on a temporary basis.

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20 September 2016
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King to handover reins at Origin

Long-serving Origin Energy CEO Grant King has announced his retirement, which will be effective following the company’s AGM on 19 October.

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16 September 2016
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ATSE urges VIC and NT to consider the science

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has urged the governments of Victoria and the Northern Territory to rely on scientific evidence in their approaches to natural gas exploration and production in their jurisdictions.

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23 August 2016
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Wilkinson joins EnergyQuest

Former Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) COO and Santos GLNG executive Rick Wilkinson has joined EnergyQuest as a Senior Associate and will be based in Brisbane.

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9 August 2016
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Mental health app for FIFO workers takes top honours at QMC Awards

An innovative app developed by Murphy Pipe and Civil (MPC) to gauge the mental health and wellbeing of its 900 fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers, has been recognised by the industry at this year’s Queensland Mining Contractors Awards.

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29 July 2016
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APGA backs AEMC findings

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has backed the findings of an Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) report released at the end of July.

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25 July 2016
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Vale Matt Zema

Australia’s energy industry is deeply saddened by the sudden passing of the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) Managing Director and CEO Matt Zema.

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19 July 2016
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APGA congratulates new Minister for the Environment and Energy

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has welcomed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s announcement that Energy will become part of the Environment portfolio.

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27 June 2016
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Time to face facts on the need for natural gas

Gas has never been more important to Australia’s prosperity, but it has also never been so aggressively challenged.

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31 May 2016
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Labor’s gas reservation proposal misses the mark: Ferguson

Former Minister for Resources and Energy Martin Ferguson says Labor’s proposal to introduce a ‘National Interest Test’ for gas developments will send the country backwards….

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4 May 2016
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APGA congratulates Gary Gray

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has congratulated the Hon Gary Gray on his contribution to the resources portfolio during his term as Minister…

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14 April 2016
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Santos reveals new Board directors

Santos has announced that Peter Hearl and Guy Cowan will be appointed to the Board as independent non-executive directors. Santos Chairman Peter Coates said that…

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5 April 2016
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A Gift for Gab: the Captain Courageous Charity Walk

Walking 230 km in one week might not be everyone’s cup of tea, but for Maloney Field Services’ Jamahl Waddington it is an opportunity to…

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30 March 2016
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WA appoints new Petroleum Minister

A cabinet reshuffle in Western Australia has seen Sean L’Estrange appointed as Minister for Mines, Petroleum and Small Business. Minister L’Estrange is taking over the…

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22 March 2016
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New Santos CEO axes top executives

New Santos CEO Kevin Gallagher has made his mark early by axing two senior executives, James Baulderstone and Trevor Brown. Moving quickly, Mr Gallagher has…

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16 March 2016
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A view from abroad: Brian Leis

Successful pipeline operation requires both years of experience, as well as an understanding of advanced design modern systems and materials. The Australian Pipeliner speaks to international pipeline expert and researcher Brian Leis about mixing the old with the new, where the international pipeline sector is headed and what lessons Australia can learn from this transition.

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16 March 2016
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Mipela launches x-info aware

Mipela GeoSolutions, known for connecting people with information, introduces the latest addition to the x-info suite of products – the “˜x-info aware’.

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