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  • Gas

    AEMO report identifies importance of gas

    A report by an independent energy market and power systems operator has highlighted gas-powered generation as a key factor in the future of dependable energy. 

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  • Featured

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Featured

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • News

    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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  • Health & Safety

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • News

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • Gas

    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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  • 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. The following article is written by Mr Ferguson: Everyone who understands energy agrees it’s in Australia’s interests to develop more gas. Good for our economy. Good for jobs. Good for the environment. And it’s universally understood that there is an urgent need to develop new gas supply for Australia’s eastern market. We can and should, as a nation, be making the most of this abundant, cleaner-burning energy source. So it’s astonishing when a major political…

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  • People

    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 and Shadow Minister. His resignation from Shadow Cabinet was announced today by the Labor Party. “We appreciate Mr Gray’s commitment to the resources industry and his understanding and appreciation of domestic gas issues,” said APGA Chief Executive Cheryl Cartwright. “Our industry has been fortunate to have Government and Opposition representatives prepared to set aside party politics in the interests of developing appropriate policies. “Gary Gray worked closely with his predecessor as Minister, Martin Ferguson, and…

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  • People

    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 the appointments of Mr Hearl and Mr Cowan, following the retirements of Ken Dean and Jane Hemstritch, were part of the Santos Board’s ongoing renewal process. Both will be appointed to the Audit and Risk Committee. Mr Hearl has over 30 years’ experience in operating and development roles, including 18 years in the oil and gas industry with Exxon where he started his career with Esso Australia. Mr Cowan has over 30 years’ experience in…

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  • Legends

    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 raise funds to fight an extremely rare blood disease known as Diamond Blackfan Anemia (DBA). Gabrielle, Jamahl’s 13-year-old daughter, has lived with DBA everyday of her life and despite her bravery, it has threatened her life on many occasions. As a typical 13-year-old Gabrielle enjoys playing with her friends and family, but DBA is a cruel and horrifying disease with no cure and no person, let alone a child should have to live with it.…

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  • People

    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 portfolio from Bill Marmion, who in turn has taken over the State Development Portfolio. Minister L’Estrange has been welcomed into the new position by a number of resource associations. Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) COO Western Region Stedman Ellis said the Minister’s appointment comes at a critical time for the oil and gas industry. “We now have a tremendous opportunity to convert the state’s onshore natural gas resources into long-term prosperity,” said Mr…

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  • News

    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 appointed Vince Santostefano to the role of Chief Operations Officer, leading the new Production division, and Angus Jaffray as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Services, with immediate effect. “Mr Gallagher has advised staff that two senior executives are leaving the company and that two new senior executives, Mr Vince Santostefano and Mr Angus Jaffray are joining effective immediately,” a Santos spokesperson told The Australian Pipeliner. “This is normal business activity and is the first…

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  • With pipeline plastics, experience comes first

    For more than 40 years Iplex has been supplying plastics products to the Australian pipeline industry.

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