The answer to gas problems is increasing supply
More gas supply and more gas suppliers will enhance energy security. Rather than thinking in terms of gas reservation, we should be working on reforms that help bring more gas into the market.
The APPEA 2017 Conference (to be held in Perth from 14-17 May) offers insights into the oil and gas industry’s role and opportunities in a period of rapid change and turbulence.
The petroleum resource rent tax isn’t broken and doesn’t need fixing. Retrospective policy changes can kill confidence and, with it, investment, jobs and exports.
Victorian households and businesses will pay a high price for the state's bans on natural gas exploration and development. Energy security and affordability will deteriorate.
Unless new gas projects are soon developed, east coast customers will face a supply shortfall as early as 2019. Higher prices will affect families and businesses, especially manufacturers.
APPEA’s new Queensland Director, Rhys Turner, will work with the Queensland Government, communities and other stakeholders to enhance understanding of the oil and gas industry’s benefits and impacts.
APPEA welcomes the Queensland Government's latest release of acreage for natural gas exploration but does not support the trial of restrictions on gas marketing.
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.
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.
The APPEA Conference & Exhibition is the southern hemisphere's largest annual upstream oil and gas conference.
Perth, 14-17 May 2017.
Horizontal drilling is a proven technology that reduces oil and gas wells’ environmental impacts while also improving production.
Developed and delivered in partnership with Curtin University, these one-day seminars give a broad understanding of the Australian oil and gas industry.