Australian average wholesale gas prices remain below Asian average

The International Gas Union’s Wholesale Gas Price Survey 2018 shows that the average wholesale gas price in Australia last year ($US4.62/MMBTU) was about 40 per cent less than the average wholesale price for the...

Read more

Australian gas exports helping to reduce global emissions

As countries gather in Katowice, Poland for the annual UN Climate Change Conference, the latest government estimate[1] released with the […]

2018 Tony Noon Memorial Scholarship presentation

The presentation of the 2018 Tony Noon Memorial Scholarship was made to Brennan O’Connell, a PhD student from the University of […]

Joint statement: Proposed Electricity Price Monitoring and Response Powers

Australia’s business community and the energy sector urge the Australian Government to abandon proposed legislation that will impede the broader […]

Gas investors warned Australian states among world’s worst

The Australian states that complain most loudly about gas supply rank among the worst places in the world to invest […]

Science supports hydraulic fracturing, moratorium lifted on existing projects

WA oil and gas producers welcome the Western Australian Government’s decision to lift the hydraulic fracturing moratorium on existing onshore […]

Labor’s energy policy recognises role of gas in a cleaner energy future

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association welcomed the release today of the Australian Labor Party’s energy policy platform. APPEA […]

More News

Natural gas – essential for Australian manufacturing

Natural gas is a vital raw material for manufacturing. Manufacturers use almost a third of gas consumed in Australia. Gas is essential for many industrial processes and is used in many everyday products.

Read more

Australia’s oil and gas industry: a snapshot

The oil and gas industry underpins Australia's economy, energy security and living standards, and contributes significantly to regional development.

Read more

Gas and graziers: co-existence in the NT

Northern Territory grazier Greg Saunders supports the local onshore gas industry and believes it creates opportunities for landholders.

Read more
NZ Govt makes a political decision on #oilandgas exploration - no public consultation & no assessment of the enviro… https://t.co/0LSJr7EIQX
NT lifts #fracking moratorium. Onshore gas exploration and development will enable the creation of thousands of loc… https://t.co/Dy0G6Abpdj
APPEA 2018 site tour – Innovation and Excellence. The 2018 tour -Monday 14 May - will include Australia’s first Inn… https://t.co/1xUPpM6wg1
Watch a new video featuring Central Petroleum operator Gary Armstrong outlining opportunities in oil and #gas indus… https://t.co/MqvPE6DAz8
The continued development of the #NT’s onshore #natgas resources promises to create significant employment and trai… https://t.co/azM7PTYdJZ
This page is currently inactive so please visit @APPEALtd to follow APPEA on twitter as the leading voice of Austra… https://t.co/IVn2oxfZV4
Read an opinion editorial by APPEA Chief Executive Malcolm Roberts on the #WA hydraulic fracturing inquiry and the… https://t.co/wbEVkudlPl
Congratulations to Brennan O'Connell from @unimelb who received APPEA's 2018 Tony Noon Memorial Scholarship from… https://t.co/2uuHxwvP1o
Encouraging to see #Australia overtook #Qatar to become the world’s largest #LNG exporter for the first time in Nov… https://t.co/s5vi7OYNwO
Australia’s oil and #gas industry is providing new opportunities for Indigenous people in the #NT – watch Gary’s st… https://t.co/BvPMQZ9DBl
#Gas investors warned several Australian states among the world’s worst, according to a new survey by the… https://t.co/YPIcBV4WPh
The TPP will advance Australia’s strategic interests by fostering regional economic integration & foreign policy co… https://t.co/mLCooH4FFl
Industry has welcomed comments by #NT Chief Minister @fanniebay that the Northern Territory will become a world cla… https://t.co/vPCq4QUZW7
With countries gathering at @COP24 in #Poland, the latest National Greenhouse Gas Inventory statistics have confirm… https://t.co/KMWVt06052
Superb to see Federal #Resources Minister @mattjcan cooking with #natgas at @The_Nationals seafood barbecue lunch a… https://t.co/SEatq2Ecai
The Northern Territory’s oil and #gas industry has welcomed the announcement of the Territory Government’s Gas Stra… https://t.co/XFdjHqfHqQ
The #NT #gas industry is set for rapid advancements following the completion of @JemenaLtd’s Northern Gas Pipeline… https://t.co/3dzG6YIaiS
South Australia can support #oilandgas exploration and development in harmony with its marine environment. #SApolhttps://t.co/cPLu4xWqCh

Science & Technology

CSG water can be safely reinjected into aquifers: CSIRO

Water produced during coal seam gas extraction can be safely re-injected hundreds of metres underground, according to new CSIRO research. This can help replenish aquifers used by farmers and communities.

Conference News

2019 APPEA Conference & Exhibition

Call for Papers and Registration Now Open

Brisbane, 27-30 May 2019.

Science & Technology

Horizontal drilling reduces environmental impacts, increases gas production

Horizontal drilling is a proven technology that reduces oil and gas wells’ environmental impacts while also improving production.

Upcoming Event

APPEA Connect Series

The APPEA Connect Series is networking and information-sharing events where APPEA members can discuss and learn about industry issues.