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Victoria bans unconventional gas exploration

In a national first, the Victorian Government today announced a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas, including fracking and coal seam gas. The permanent...

Oil and Gas Sector Signs Landmark Agreement With Fishing Associations

$12m oil and gas training facility for WA

The first sod of soil has been turned on the $12 million second stage of an internationally recognised oil and gas training facility in Western Australia. Deputy Premier and Training and Workforce...

Gas pipeline link proposed for Bowen Basin

A gas pipeline linking the Bowen Basin gas province and the southeast Queensland gas market has been proposed by Blue Energy. Blue Energy announced in their quarterly report that they are currently...

SACOME CEO to step down

Chief Executive Officer of SACOME Jason Kuchel has announced his decision to step down from his role at the end of November. Mr Kuchel has been in the role for almost ten years, and has seen many...

Australian LNG exports surge more than 18% in June

Combined exports from Australia’s three LNG hubs surged 18.5 per cent in June, according to a recent report by EnergyQuest. The June Monthly LNG Report revealed total June output climbed to 3.6...

Workers evacuated at Gorgon project

Workers at Chevron’s Gorgon project on Barrow Island were forced to stop work and evacuate due to a gas leak last week. Just before midnight on Friday, workers were told to leave the site after...

Anti-CSG group challenges well expansion in Queensland

The Western Downs Alliance has commenced legal proceedings against the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s approval of 6100 CSG wells in Queensland. The Santos GLNG Gas Field Development...

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Gas-powered haul trucks on the cards: McKinsey report

The country’s rich gas industry is expected to play a significant role in Australia’s energy future, according to a new report by McKinsey Australia. Christiaan Heyning, who co-authored The role of...

$4m for Queensland gas research

Minister Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg has announced $4m of funding is to be made available to CSIRO to undertake gas research. The research will be undertaken using the...