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Cartwright joins CASA

March 31, 2017 ,

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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Logicamms announces new CEO

February 22, 2017 , ,

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

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AEMO appoints new CEO

January 24, 2017 , , , , ,

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

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APGA Chief Executive to step down

December 1, 2016 , , ,

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 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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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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Woodside announces Macfarlane appointment

November 14, 2016 , ,

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

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APGA expands Board

September 23, 2016 , , , ,

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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King to handover reins at Origin

September 20, 2016 , ,

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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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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Wilkinson joins EnergyQuest

August 23, 2016 ,

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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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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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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Vale Matt Zema

July 25, 2016 , ,

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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APGA congratulates new Minister for the Environment and Energy

July 19, 2016 , , , ,

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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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….

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APGA congratulates Gary Gray

May 4, 2016 ,

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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Santos reveals new Board directors

April 14, 2016 ,

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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A Gift for Gab: the Captain Courageous Charity Walk

April 5, 2016 , , ,

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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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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New Santos CEO axes top executives

March 22, 2016 ,

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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With pipeline plastics, experience comes first

March 16, 2016 , , 0

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

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Fine tuning bucket wheel trenching

March 16, 2016 , ,

Bucket wheel trenchers are notoriously difficult to guide using a global navigation satellite system. However, by using such systems with a bit of lateral thinking, C.R. Kennedy now has a Victorian contractor’s trencher working extremely efficiently.

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Testing the way forward

March 16, 2016 , , 0

Providing high quality products in the area of non-destructive testing for over 20 years, Russell Fraser Sales has had a long involvement with Australia’s pipeline industry.

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