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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

Exmouth artificial reef a marine showcase for BHP: EHS Awards

As part of our run-up to the 2021 APPEA Environment and Safety Excellence Awards this June,...

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Media Release – Environmental Scientist to head up APPEA in the NT

In a major boost for the Northern Territory’s economy and environment, regarded environmental scientist Cassandra Schmidt...

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Media Release – Let’s get decommissioning right

The nation’s peak oil and gas industry body today said the release by the Australian government...

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How to ignite a Gas Fired Recovery

The nation’s peak oil and gas body has used its submission to the Gas Fired Recovery...

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Investment settings critical to unlocking new natural gas supply

Today’s release of the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) 2021 Gas Statement of Opportunities (GSOO) confirms the need to remove...

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Resource and Energy Quarterly March report 2021

Today’s release of the Resource and Energy Quarterly report March 2021 shows again the resilience of the...

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Gas Industry – Voluntary Code of conduct

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has today provided a draft voluntary Code of...

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The oil and gas industry can be a key plank to COVID-19 economic recovery and reducing Australia’s emissions

Natural gas and the jobs it can create has the potential to be an economic and...

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SACOME study highlights important contribution of South Australia’s resources sector

The South Australian Chamber of Mines & Energy (SACOME) has released an economic study suggesting that...

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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.

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