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The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) is the effective voice of Australia’s upstream oil and gas industry on the issues that matter, working collaboratively with industry and the community.

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Media Releases & Articles

Media Release: ‘Crucial’ role for gas powering electricity grid for decades: AEMO report

Gas will play a crucial role for decades as a stabliser for the electricity grid in...

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Media Release: Oil and gas royalty billions more than double in big boost to QLD Budget

Australia’s oil and gas industry will deliver almost $6 billion of royalties to the Queensland Budget...

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APPEA Media Statement on Federal Government Review of Mechanisms

Attributable to APPEA Acting Chief Executive Damian Dwyer: Australia’s oil and gas industry will work constructively...

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Media Release: Oil and gas sector to work with authorities on energy system pressures

Australia’s oil and gas industry recognises the issues confronting the east coast electricity market, and gas...

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APPEA statement on regulator using Gas Supply Guarantee Mechanism

Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Acting Chief Executive Damian Dwyer said: The decision by...

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Media Release: Gas industry sets the record straight on industrial gas market prices

Australia’s gas industry has outlined the reasons for upward price pressures being experienced by some businesses...

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Media Release: Oil and gas industry welcomes new Albanese Ministry

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has today welcomed the new Albanese Government Ministry,...

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National Reconciliation Week 2022

Today marks the start of National Reconciliation Week (27 May–3 June). Organised by Reconciliation Australia, it...

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Statement: APPEA Acting Chief Executive Damian Dwyer on the Federal Election result

The oil and gas industry congratulates Anthony Albanese and Labor on their election success and we...

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Information and engagement

Key statistics and information

Learn about the latest economic and statistical trends for to the upstream oil and gas sector.

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Indigenous opportunities

Learn about oil and gas industry benefits for Aboriginal Territorians.

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More supply for competitive prices

Read and opinion editorial by APPEA's Chief Executive Andrew McConville published on June 2 2020.

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