International Energy Agency says gas bans must be lifted

State and Territory governments must lift their unjustified bans on natural gas development or risk squandering Australia’s energy advantage, the International Energy Agency (IEA) has warned.

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More detail on the National Energy Guarantee welcomed

The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) is an ambitious plan to balance cutting emissions with delivering affordable and secure energy. Open and transparent engagement with all stakeholders is vital to developing its design.

New gas supply deal supports Queensland jobs

Santos's announcement that it will supply around $100 million worth of gas to New Century’s zinc mine near Mt Isa is further evidence of the industry’s strong commitment to provide competitively-priced gas to the domestic market.

Lock the Gate ‘apology’ hollow without retraction

Lock the Gate must remove from its website the false allegations that led to an apology for misleading the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory and apologise directly to Origin Energy.

Fact-checking the AWU’s gas report

The Australian Workers’ Union's report – Shipping Away Our Competitive Advantage – peddles misleading, out-of-date data to support curbing LNG exports. The AWU’s alternative policy would jeopardise investment in new gas supply, costing jobs and pushing up prices.

AWU gas campaign – a bad idea reheated and served up again

The Australian Workers’ Union campaign to restrict gas exports is disconnected from economic reality. It relies on outdated data and ignores recent changes in east coast gas prices.

The Best Approach to Decommissioning: APPEA Connect Event

In the first APPEA Connect Series event of 2018, engage with oil and gas professionals and hear from industry experts on the Best Approach to Decommissioning. 20 February, 3pm, Perth.

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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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2018 APPEA Conference & Exhibition

This event attracts delegates from across the country and around the world, and is the southern hemisphere’s largest annual upstream oil and gas conference.

Adelaide, 14-17 May 2018.

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.

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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.