Gas supply debate must not lose sight of economic benefits

Queensland's LNG industry has been responsible for the large-scale development of the state's coal seam gas fields. It is making a major contribution to economic growth and to energy security.

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APPEA 2018: Call for Papers now open

Submit a proposal for a presentation that would be included in the APPEA 2018 technical program! Share your Australian-based knowledge, experience and solutions.

Onshore gas: a golden opportunity for the Northern Territory

Developing the Northern Territory’s rich onshore gas resources would make the NT and our whole country stronger and more prosperous.

Gas industry continues to boost domestic supply

Santos has signed an agreement with ENGIE to supply gas to South Australia’s Pelican Point Power Station. This is the latest demonstration of the gas industry’s commitment to its domestic customers.

APPEA Conference & Exhibition adopts new family-friendly schedule

APPEA’s flagship event – the annual APPEA Conference & Exhibition – will adopt a more family-friendly Monday-to-Thursday format, starting with the 2018 Conference and Exhibition in Adelaide next May.

APPEA offers $3000 postgraduate scholarship

The Tony Noon Memorial Scholarship is intended to help honours, Masters or PhD students from an Australian university aspiring to, or considering, a career in Australian oil and gas in any discipline directly related to the industry.

Australia needs more gas – not more policies that kill gas projects

The gas reservation policy being pushed by the Australian Workers’ Union would jeopardise future domestic gas supply, drive up energy costs for families and, ultimately, cost union members their jobs.

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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.

Upcoming Event

2017 APPEA HSE Conference

The oil & gas industry must continuously improve its strong safety and environmental performance while also controlling costs and seeking savings.
Perth, 25-26 October 2017.

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

Introduction to the Oil & Gas Industry Seminars

Developed and delivered in partnership with Curtin University, these one-day seminars give a broad understanding of the Australian oil and gas industry.