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APGA appoints new Chief Executive

March 24, 2017

Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) President Shaun Reardon has announced the appointment of Peter Greenwood to the role of Chief Executive of the association.

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Technology can strengthen Australia’s gas advantage

March 23, 2017

Technology can strengthen the role Australian gas plays in the diverse energy mix beyond 2030 as outlined in a new vision launched today by the gas industry.

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APGA encourages caution on pipeline reforms

March 22, 2017

Speeding up the introduction of gas market reforms may have unintended consequences, Australian Pipelines and Gas Association National Policy Manager Steve Davies told the Australian Domestic Gas Outlook Conference.

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Federal Government warns gas majors

March 21, 2017

The Australian Government will take action to avert an energy shortage if major natural gas producers do not provide more energy supply to the domestic market, news sources have reported.

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Industry agrees to ensure domestic supply

March 16, 2017

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.

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Industry and government must grasp opportunity: APGA

March 15, 2017

Major players in the gas industry should seize the opportunity of a meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and federal ministers tomorrow to offer concrete policy suggestions to the government.

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Australia in a gas bind: APGA

March 14, 2017

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) welcomes Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s initiative to bring the major gas companies to Canberra to deal with the issue of the imbalance in Australia’s gas supply and demand.

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NGP granted environmental approval

March 14, 2017

The Jemena-owned Northern Gas Pipeline has received environmental approval from the Federal Government for construction.

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Turnbull calls emergency gas meeting

March 10, 2017

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).

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Vic Coalition changes its tune

March 7, 2017

The Victorian Coalition, currently in opposition, has changed its tune on support for a moratorium on onshore conventional gas exploration, according to The Australian.

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LNG powering economic growth

March 6, 2017

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data released yesterday confirms that strong LNG exports played a key role in driving Australia’s economic growth of 1.1 per cent in the 2016 December quarter.

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Traditional Owners lodge NGP objection

February 17, 2017

Traditional Owners along the proposed route of the Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) have lodged an emergency objection to the Northern Territory Development Consent Authority.

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Submissions open for Vic Pipelines Regulations 2017

February 3, 2017

The Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning has invited submissions for proposed Pipelines Regulations 2017.

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APGA welcomes technology-neutral energy policy

February 2, 2017

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) welcomed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s commitment to develop an energy policy based on energy security and cost.

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APGA welcomes AEMO appointment

January 25, 2017

The gas transmission industry’s chief body has congratulated Audrey Zibelman on her appointment to the important role of CEO of the Australian Energy Market Operator.

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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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Heat wave brings focus on energy policy: APGA

January 16, 2017

High temperatures being experienced across Australia should help energy ministers focus on the importance of developing a comprehensive and technology-neutral national energy policy, according to the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA).

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Technology-neutral climate and energy policy needed: APGA

December 20, 2016

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has called for the development and implementation of technology-neutral climate and energy policy in a submission to a discussion on the Queensland Gas Supply and Demand Action Plan.

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Vertigan recommendations cautiously welcomed

December 15, 2016

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has welcomed the report of the independent reviewer Dr Michael Vertigan and its proposals on transmission pipeline capacity negotiations.

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Ministers must act on gas supply: APGA

December 12, 2016

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Assocation (APGA) is calling on governments to act now to develop a comprehensive and technology-neutral national energy policy to remove the supply uncertainties highlighted in the 2016 National Gas Forecasting Report.

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Gorgon boost for WA

December 12, 2016

Domestic gas supply from the Chevron-operated Gorgon project has begun to enhance Western Australia’s (WA) energy security.

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Finkel highlights need for gas development

December 12, 2016

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has highlighted the need for policy reform in order to secure the country’s energy future.

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Gas to play global role: IEA

November 29, 2016

Natural gas and renewables are the winners in the race to meet energy demand growth until 2040, according to the IEA.

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Gas bans a risk to Victorian energy security: APGA

November 23, 2016

Victoria’s decision to move ahead with legislating a permanent ban on unconventional gas extraction is extremely disappointing and risks the State’s economic future, said the Australian Pipeline and Gas Association (APGA).

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Myths and misinformation in NT gas: Ferguson

November 16, 2016

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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