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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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East coast gas oversold: EnergyQuest

March 8, 2017

A highly forensic review of Australia’s east coast gas sector has found that estimates of commercial gas reserves to service Queensland’s new Gladstone-based LNG industry and local domestic gas consumption, carry substantial risks that are not widely appreciated.

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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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Leigh Creek powering up

February 22, 2017

Leigh Creek Energy Limited is making good progress on its gas-fired power station in South Australia, securing a key partner for its development.

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Beetaloo brings home the bacon

February 22, 2017

Origin Energy has submitted an evaluation report to the Northern Territory Government on behalf of the Beetaloo Joint Venture.

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Monadelphous Jacobs JV set for PNG work

February 21, 2017

The Monadelphous Jacobs Joint Venture (JV) has received a letter of intent from Oil Search to enter into a new proposed five year engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract.

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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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APA to develop new pipeline

February 1, 2017

The 450 km Western Slopes Pipeline (WSP) will connect Santos’ proposed Narrabri Gas Project to the APA-owned East Coast Grid.

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Blue progressing on Bowen pipeline link

February 1, 2017

Blue Energy says several different pipeline constructors are assessing the Bowen Basin pipeline proposition.

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DUET Boards recommend CKI proposal

January 16, 2017

The Boards of DUET Group has recommended that its shareholders approve an acquisition bid from Chinese-based CKI Consortium.

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Armour signs GSA with APLNG

January 10, 2017

Armour Energy has signed a gas sales agreement with Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) for the supply of gas from its Kincora Project for a minimum of five years.

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Pipeline boost for McLaren Vale

January 9, 2017

History is being made in South Australia’s internationally-renowned McLaren Vale wine and tourism region as it connects to natural gas for the first time.

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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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Waitsia surging ahead

December 12, 2016

AWE’s Waitsia gas project located in the onshore Perth Basin in Western Australia is making strong progress in its preparations for Stage 2.

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Gas bans could trigger industry crisis: Hunt

November 29, 2016

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

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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ATSE urges VIC and NT to consider the science

September 16, 2016

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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McConnell Dowell seeking EOIs for Northern Gas Pipeline

September 2, 2016

Construction contractor for the Northern Gas Pipeline, McConnell Dowell, is seeking expressions of interest for supplier and subcontractor opportunities that may arise for the pipeline.

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Armour bags resources boost in Queensland

July 25, 2016

Armour Energy has seen a massive boost in the 2C resources in the Myall Creek, Parknook, Namarah and Warron gas fields near Roma in Queensland.

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Natural gas can provide the answers

July 25, 2016

South Australia’s power challenges are a stark reminder that appropriate policies are required to ensure sufficient electricity supply while reducing carbon emissions.

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