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: Voting down ARENA regulation shortsighted and disappointing

The voice of Australia’s oil and gas industry today said moves by some politicians to vote down regulations expanding the investment...

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APPEA joins resources sector calls for EPBC reform

APPEA has joined several of Australia’s leading resources sector bodies in a call supporting vital reforms to the Environment...

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Media release: APPEA Excellence Award winners announced

The oil and gas industry’s night of nights has seen a number of companies take out top gongs...

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Media release – Oil and gas to keep powering Queensland’s economic recovery as hydrogen future beckons

Today’s Queensland state budget once again shows the importance of the oil and gas industry to...

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Media release – Oil and Gas industry releases first social licence report

The first day of the APPEA 2021 conference in Perth has seen the oil and gas...

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Media release – Former APPEA Vice-Chair receives Queen’s Birthday honours

Richard Owen has been awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for services to business...

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Media release: Australia’s biggest conference is cooking with gas

The finishing touches are being put on the biggest conference in Australia during the COVID era....

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G7 Summit kicks off in Cornwall

The 47th G7 Summit is now underway in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, marking the launch of a three-day event...

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Media release – Science ignored for political gain

A Parliamentary committee led by the Greens has ignored good science in an effort to further ostracise the...

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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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