APPEA 2018: addressing the energy agenda

With energy policy and resource projects in the headlines - not to mention the possibility of a federal election in 2018 - there will be no shortage of big political issues for debate at the 2018 APPEA Conference &...

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Australian gas industry delivering for the domestic market

The gas industry has announced billions of dollars in new investment in 2018 and beyond, to bring more gas into the market, supporting both domestic gas consumption and the gas export projects that are underpinning much of Australia’s economic growth.

New gas infrastructure to deliver gas to the east coast

APPEA’s Queensland Director Rhys Turner said that the development of a gas processing facility and a new 60km pipeline together known as Project Atlas will bring gas to the Wallumbilla Hub and from there into the domestic market.

Wheatstone second train consolidates Australia’s LNG leadership

APPEA Chief Executive Dr Malcolm Roberts congratulated operator Chevron and its joint venture partners on the expansion of Wheatstone, one of Australia’s eight operating LNG facilities.

Gas industry provides billion dollar boost to Queensland

Today’s budget papers forecast that the industry will deliver approximately $1.78 billion in royalties to the people of Queensland over the forward estimates period.

LNG boosts Australia’s GDP and trade balance

The ABS attributes half of Australia’s economic growth of 1 per cent in the 2018 March quarter to higher exports, with LNG exports a key contributor.

Oil and gas industry’s $27 billion boost to Australia’s economy

The latest industry data shows that the oil and gas industry purchased more than $27 billion in goods and services from local businesses in 2016-17

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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.

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.