About The voice of oil and gas

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: Decarbonisation and energy security the focus as APPEA Conference & Exhibition opens in Brisbane

More than 2,000 delegates have gathered in Brisbane for the largest oil and gas conference in...

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The 2022 APPEA Conference and Exhibition begins today

The APPEA Conference and Exhibition, the largest oil and gas industry gathering in the southern hemisphere,...

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Media release: Canberra mum’s snap of husband’s weathered hand holding son wins national photographic award

A Canberra mum has won a national photographic competition with a touching snap of her gas...

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Statement on new Northern Territory Chief Minister

STATEMENT FROM APPEA NT DIRECTOR CASSANDRA SCHMIDT:  The oil and gas industry congratulates Natasha Fyles on...

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Media Release: APPEA Board appoints new Chief Executive

Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Chair Ian Davies has today announced the appointment of...

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Media Release: Natural gas energises WA to another Budget surplus

The voice of Australia’s oil and gas industry says the 2022-23 Western Australian Budget surplus has...

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The 2022 APPEA Conference and Exhibition starts in less than two weeks

The APPEA Conference and Exhibition, the largest oil and gas industry gathering in the southern hemisphere,...

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Xodus eyes a global opportunity for CCS

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a hot topic for Australia’s oil and gas industry. As...

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Media Release: IPCC report confirms ongoing role for natural gas and its decarbonisation technologies

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report confirms an ongoing role for natural gas...

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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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