APPEA backs Victorian onshore gas decision

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has welcomed the Victorian Government’s decision to introduce two new bills to lift the ban on onshore gas exploration and ban fracking in the state. Read more

Victoria lifts ban on onshore gas

The Victorian Government will today introduce two new bills that will see the freeze on onshore gas exploration and production lifted, and fracking banned for good. Read more

ExxonMobil to deliver West Barracouta gas by early 2021

ExxonMobil Australia has reached total depth on the first of its two West Barracouta gas wells in the Bass Strait offshore Victoria, positioning it to bring new gas supplies to the Australian domestic market next year. Read more

Icon pursues partner to boost QLD projects

Icon Energy has placed emphasis on its Queensland petroleum projects, ATP 594 and ATP 855, with the aim of securing a joint venture partner and launching a new farmout campaign. Read more

Jemena pipelines scheduled for maintenance

Jemena has provided an update on scheduled maintenance to two of its gas pipelines in eastern Australia during February, reinforcing a commitment to sustaining its compression assets. Read more