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10 October 2017
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Victorian Opposition backs gas development

A Victorian Liberal Nationals Government will legislate to allow onshore conventional gas exploration and production in Victoria on a case-by-case basis if it wins power next year.

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27 September 2017
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Long-term gas market needs must be a priority: APGA

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) reminds governments that the hard yards of developing a long-term, holistic national energy policy must still be run to ensure future energy security.

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26 September 2017
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East coast supply tightly balanced: AEMO

The Australia Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) has published an update to the 2017 Gas Statement of Opportunities to provide the latest domestic demand and supply market information.

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18 September 2017
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PNG starts paying landowner royalties

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Government has begun paying landowners their royalties in relation to ExxonMobil’s PNG LNG Project.

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5 September 2017
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Santos delivers domestically

Santos has signed a location swap agreement to facilitate the delivery of at least 18 PJ/a of gas into the southern domestic market.

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22 August 2017
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Onshore gas: a golden opportunity for the Northern Territory

Natural gas already generates more than 90 per cent of the Northern Territory’s (NT) electricity, and LNG is the NT’s largest export.

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11 August 2017
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Crib Point selected by AGL for import facility

AGL has selected Crib Point at Western Port Bay in Victoria as its preferred site for a gas import jetty and pipeline.

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8 August 2017
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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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8 August 2017
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ExxonMobil buys massive Bass prospect

ExxonMobil has secured one of the largest potential gas prospects in Australian waters, after buying the Dory Field in the Bass Strait.

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12 July 2017
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NGP construction underway

Jemena’s $800 million Northern Gas Pipeline project has reached another key milestone with construction of the pipeline formally commencing today.

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10 July 2017
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Australian LNG continues to grow

The June Resources and Energy Quarterly report from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science shows that Australia’s LNG exports are forecast to increase.

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10 July 2017
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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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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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AGL delays import terminal decision

AGL Energy has delayed its decision on the location of its proposed LNG import terminal that potentially would ease the east coast gas squeeze.

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21 June 2017
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APA to build Gruyere pipeline

APA Group will construct a new gas transmission pipeline and gas-fired power station to fuel the Gruyere Gold Project in Western Australia.

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20 June 2017
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APA in Bowen pipeline talks

Blue Energy and APA Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to discuss the delivery of Blue’s Bowen gas to the southern market.

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14 June 2017
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Blue moves to unlock Bowen reserves

Blue Energy continues to make progress towards unlocking its vast gas resources in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

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30 May 2017
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Leigh Creek announces PCD contracts

Leigh Creek Energy has awarded the construction contracts for the Pre-Commercial Demonstration (PCD) facility of the Leigh Creek Energy Project (LCEP).

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30 May 2017
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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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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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22 May 2017
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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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NZOG considering offshore pipeline

New Zealand Oil & Gas is reportedly investigating a seabed-to-shore gas pipeline and a gas production plant off the east coast of New Zealand’s South Island.

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16 May 2017
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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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8 May 2017
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Longford Gas Conditioning Plant fires up

Esso Australia has completed the Longford Gas Conditioning Plant in south east Victoria, which will process gas from the Kipper Tuna Turrum development.

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1 May 2017
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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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Queensland approves Arrow licence

The Queensland Government has approved the licence for Arrow Energy’s Bowen pipeline which will link the Bowen Basin to the east coast gas market.

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