APPEA scholarships assist outstanding postgraduate researchers30 November 2012

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has awarded scholarships worth $33,000 to two postgraduate...

Calls for protectionism must be resisted27 November 2012

The recently released energy white paper makes a crucial point: meeting Australia’s future energy needs will...

Natural gas the key to easing electricity prices22 November 2012

A NSW Government report tabled in Parliament says that without the development of new gas resources...

Exploration changes could cost industry14 November 2012

The peak body representing Australia’s oil and gas industry is disappointed by the Federal Government’s announcement...

Southern Cross University research claims premature and questionable14 November 2012

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association has called for greater scientific rigour from academics who...

Australia’s LNG opportunities and challenges08 November 2012

In October, I attended an International Gas Union (IGU) Executive Committee workshop on geopolitics in Ottawa,...

Energy White Paper recognises importance of gas08 November 2012

The peak body representing Australia’s oil and gas industry is pleased that the Government’s Energy White...

Gas reservation regressive22 October 2012

Perhaps the call for gas producers to subsidise big domestic gas users has more to do...

Protectionism no way to grow the economy17 October 2012

The Australian gas industry says price subsidies – referred to as ‘competitive prices’ in a new...

CSG: a farmer’s story14 October 2012

Condamine farmer Simon Drury has been on a journey with the CSG industry for more than...

Proposed tax changes risk competitiveness25 September 2012

The peak body representing Australia’s oil and gas industry says tax changes under consideration will impair...

Renewable Energy Target – more costs, no extra benefit19 September 2012

Operating a renewable energy target (RET) in conjunction with a carbon pricing mechanism is driving up...