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WA EPA guidelines put investment at risk

Media Release 7 March 2019

Guidelines released today by the WA Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) threaten to chill investment in Western Australia’s major industries. 

Wheatstone boosts WA domestic gas supply

Media Release 5 March 2019

Western Australia’s energy security has been further enhanced following the start of domestic gas supply from the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project....

Natural gas can power hydrogen future

Media Release 1 March 2019

APPEA welcomes today’s announcement that the Australian Government will advance the development of a national hydrogen strategy as the first...

New APPEA Chief Executive announced

Media Release 5 February 2019

The Chairman of the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association Zoe Yujnovich today announced the appointment of Andrew McConville as...

Santos solar project reduces emissions

Media Release 18 December 2018

The Australian oil and gas industry’s commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions[1] has again been highlighted by a new partnership...

Industry engagement with fishing sector

Blog Post 17 December 2018

Oil and gas industry leaders, regulators and representatives of southeast Australia’s seafood industry met in Melbourne on November 16 for...

APPEA Board re-elects Chair and Vice-Chair

Media Release 8 November 2018

The Board of the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) is delighted to announce the re-election of Zoe Yujnovich...

APPEA Chief Executive announcement

Media Release 7 November 2018

Today the Board of the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association formally accepted the resignation of its Chief Executive Dr...

PRRT changes must be assessed carefully

Media Release 2 November 2018

Changes to the petroleum resource rent tax (PRRT) announced today by the Commonwealth must be assessed carefully by Australia’s oil...

Queensland gas industry powers ahead

Media Release 2 November 2018

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association welcomed the Queensland government’s announcement today to open up more than 6,600 square...

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Blog Post 17 October 2018

Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given that the Fifty-eighth Annual General Meeting of the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration...

Gas producers delivering for local customers

Media Release 30 September 2018

Australia’s major east coast gas producers have reaffirmed their commitment to delivering secure, competitively-priced gas to local customers. Representatives of...

New Ministers but same energy policy mountains to climb

Media Release 27 August 2018

APPEA has congratulated Australia’s new Minister for Energy, the Hon Angus Taylor. APPEA also welcomed the reappointment of Senator Matt Canavan as Minister for Resources and Northern Australia.

Business and industry united in calling for an end to energy uncertainty

Media Release 6 August 2018

Representatives of Australia’s biggest employers, small businesses, the energy industry and the agricultural sector urge federal, state and territory leaders to put aside politics and ideology and support the implementation of the National Energy Guarantee.

NT implementation plan to get gas industry back to work

Media Release 17 July 2018

APPEA welcomed today’s release of the Northern Territory Government’s plan to implement the recommendations of the independent scientific inquiry into unconventional hydraulic fracturing.

Australian average wholesale gas prices remain below Asian average

Media Release 29 June 2018

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 Asia‑Pacific region and around one-third less than the average wholesale price in Asia.

Australian gas industry delivering for the domestic market

Media Release 22 June 2018

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

Media Release 18 June 2018

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.

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