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...

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Santos solar project reduces emissions

The Australian oil and gas industry’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions[1] has again been highlighted by a new partnership […]

ACCC calls for moratoriums on onshore gas to be lifted

The release today of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) latest Gas Market Inquiry 2017-2020 report confirms that east […]

Industry engagement with fishing sector

Oil and gas industry leaders, regulators and representatives of southeast Australia’s seafood industry met in Melbourne on November 16 for […]

Northern Gas Pipeline to boost east coast gas supply

Australia’s natural gas producers welcomed today’s opening of the Northern Gas Pipeline between Tennant Creek in the Northern Territory and […]

Onshore gas development key to WA’s energy security

A new report provides further evidence of the need to develop Western Australia’s onshore gas resources to meet future demand […]

Oil and gas industry paying substantial tax despite record operating loss

Financial data released today by the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association confirms the Australian oil and gas industry’s major […]

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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APPEA Connect Series

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