NT fracking moratorium lifted; jobs, investment and energy benefits to flow

The onshore gas industry stands ready to create thousands of jobs in the Territory, billions of dollars of government revenue and deliver much-needed energy supply for the NT and the nation.

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APPEA welcomes COAG support for National Energy Guarantee

The COAG Energy Council’s in-principle support for further consultation with stakeholders on the design of the National Energy Guarantee is a sensible way forward.

APPEA endorses need for pragmatic energy approach

APPEA strongly supports co-ordinated action by all governments to provide long-term energy policy certainty.  Politicians must put aside entrenched positions to agree on a practical way forward.

LNG powering economic growth, boosting trade balance

LNG exports are playing a major role in driving Australia’s economic growth. All governments must consider the ongoing economic, social and environmental benefits offered by a growing gas industry.

More Queensland exploration good news for gas users

GLNG and APLNG have secured exploration rights for new natural gas resources in Queensland’s Bowen Basin. This is a big win for gas users.

AEMO report is another warning for Victoria

AEMO report reveals Victoria could face a gas supply-demand shortfall as early as 2022. Time is running out for Victoria to avert a supply shortfall. The state must lift its gas bans.

Queensland continues to boost domestic gas supply

Senex Energy has been granted a petroleum lease and preliminary environmental approvals to develop its Project Atlas field. This is welcome news for all east coast gas customers. 

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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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The COAG Energy Council’s in-principle support for further consultation with stakeholders on the National Energy Gu… https://t.co/qd2QPkNQwH
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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.

Upcoming Event

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.

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.