Australian average wholesale gas prices remain below Asian average

The International Gas Union’s Wholesale Gas Price Survey 2018 shows that the average wholesale gas price in Australia last year ($US4.62/MMBTU) was about 40 per cent less than the average wholesale price for the...

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New contract shows Queensland industry meeting gas needs

Today’s announcement that Senex Energy has signed a gas supply contract with Queensland manufacturer CSR Limited highlights the critical importance...

Petroleum resource rent tax changes

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association notes the passage of the first phase of amendments to the petroleum resource...

Budget highlights oil and gas as major economic pillar

Tonight’s Federal Budget has reaffirmed the vital and significant contribution liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports play in sustaining Australia’s economic...

NSW onshore gas supply

APPEA has welcomed the re-election of the Berejiklian Coalition Government in NSW and has congratulated the Premier on her election...

APPEA welcomes commitment to further consultation on Labor’s Climate Change Action Plan

APPEA has welcomed the further detail provided in Labor’s Climate Change Action Plan released today.  The Plan brings some clarity...

LNG exports continue to support economic growth

The latest Resources and Energy Quarterly has reaffirmed the vital and significant contribution liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports play in...

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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

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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.

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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.