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16 August 2017
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Australia’s LNG sector must control costs: Deloitte

Australia’s LNG sector must fundamentally rethink its approach and operating model if it is to compete in the global marketplace, according to Deloitte’s leading oil and gas analyst.

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8 August 2017
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Gas

Victorian council votes for jobs and energy security

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) welcomes calls for a resumption in conventional gas exploration and production in Victoria.

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4 August 2017
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We can’t regulate our way back to $3 per GJ: McCormack

APA Group CEO and Managing Director Mick McCormack has warned that hastily implemented gas pipeline regulations will not solve Australia’s energy problems.

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17 July 2017
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Policy

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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17 July 2017
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Gas

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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10 July 2017
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Gas

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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10 July 2017
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LNG

ADGSM comes into effect

The Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM), designed to ensure domestic gas supply, officially came into effect on Saturday, 1 July.

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10 July 2017
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Gas

Adelaide: the new home of energy analytics

South Australia will be home to the first Predictive Analytics Centre specifically targeting the resource sector.

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6 July 2017
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Gas

AER eyeing RBP network charges

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) is seeking feedback on its draft decision on the revenue that APTPPL, the owner and operator of the Roma to Brisbane Pipeline (RBP), can collect through network charges for the 2017-22 period.

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26 June 2017
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Gas

Government announces offshore gas study

The Australian Government will complete a study into offshore gas basins in southern Australia, part of its $90 million commitment in domestic gas.

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21 June 2017
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Gas

Unilateral action increases uncertainty: APGA

The Federal Government’s announcement that it will abolish a key mechanism for ensuring that judgements made by regulators are held up to independent scrutiny is a grave concern, the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) said today.

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14 June 2017
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Gas

Finkel fights for efficient gas markets

Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel has unveiled a blueprint to optimise the National Electricity Market as a world-class electricity system that can serve the needs of today and rise to the challenges of tomorrow.

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8 June 2017
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Gas

Victorian gas policy slammed

The oil and gas industry has hit out at the Victorian Government’s plan to put a temporary cap on gas exports.

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30 May 2017
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Gas

SA has enough gas for centuries: Koutsantonis

South Australian Minister for Finance, State Development, Mineral Resources and Energy Tom Koutsantonis has talked up the role of gas at a recent conference.

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30 May 2017
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Gas

Queensland introduces Land Access Ombudsman

Queensland landholders and resource companies now have an independent umpire to help resolve disputes over negotiated agreements.

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26 May 2017
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Gas

Pipeline industry makes code of practice available to all

A code of practice outlining the safety standards for design, installation and operation of polyethylene piping in the coal seam gas industry has today been made freely available.

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22 May 2017
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Gas

Industry group backs Hunter pipeline

A group of New South Wales manufacturers are pushing the state government to ensure gas from Santos’ proposed Narrabri Gas Project isn’t sent north for export.

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16 May 2017
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Gas

Gasfields Commission set for revamp

Queensland’s Gasfields Commission is set for a shakeup during the next phase of gas development and production in the state.

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16 May 2017
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Gas

Industry must fight for social licence: Coleman

Woodside Chief Executive Peter Coleman says that big gas companies must understand that the community owns the resources and expect a return.

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10 May 2017
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Gas

Budget review: cooking with gas

Gas and pipelines were some of the big winners to come out last night’s Federal Budget announcement, with plenty of funds aimed at fixing Australia’s energy crisis.

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8 May 2017
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Policy

Budget to include gas study

The Federal Budget to be announced this week will include a feasibility study on supply the east coast with West Australian gas.

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1 May 2017
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Gas

Jemena open to boosting capacity

Jemena says it is open to boosting the capacity of its Northern Gas Pipeline (NGP) if the fracking ban in the Northern Territory is lifted.

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1 May 2017
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Gas

Industry welcomes PRRT report findings

The release by the Federal Government of the independent review into the operation of the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) regime has been welcomed by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

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27 April 2017
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Gas

Increasing gas supply the only real solution: APGA

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has welcomed today’s announcement that the Federal Government will act to remove State and Territory restrictions on gas availability, but warned that further solutions will be required to ensure long-term supply.

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27 April 2017
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Gas

Turnbull to impose export restrictions

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has moved to secure domestic gas supply with the introduction of export restrictions.

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26 April 2017
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Gas

WA Minister questions east coast pipeline

West Australian Minister for Mines Bill Johnston has questioned whether a pipeline to the east coast would be worth it if eastern states don’t introduce gas reservation policies.

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