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  • Photo of Gas could be world’s top energy source

    Gas could be world’s top energy source

    A new Curtin University-led research study predicts that natural gas could become the leading global energy source by 2030.

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  • Photo of Coal21 plans CSS investment

    Coal21 plans CSS investment

    Coal21 CEO Mark McCallum hopes to invest $200 million in a carbon capture and storage (CCS) plant in Queensland in the next year.

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  • Photo of Safety regulations push hydrogen industry

    Safety regulations push hydrogen industry

    Australia’s Chief Scientist says that good safety regulations can be used to encourage the development of the hydrogen industry worldwide.

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  • Photo of Origin calls for solutions to energy policy

    Origin calls for solutions to energy policy

    Origin Energy Chairman Gordon Cairns said it is time to move past the “emotional rhetoric and work on solutions” following the breakdown of the National Energy Guarantee (NEG).

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  • Photo of Australians and their gas

    Australians and their gas

    Federal Minister for Resources and Northern Australia, Matt Cananvan, explores Australia's rich gas history, and why the association must continue.

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  • Photo of Pseudo-science no substitute

    Pseudo-science no substitute

    An article claiming that an increase in hospital visits is linked to natural gas development is completely at odds with countless research studies.

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  • Photo of Green gas key to energy future: APGA

    Green gas key to energy future: APGA

    An independent report has found that "˜green' (decarbonised) gas offers some of the lowest cost opportunities to provide Australian energy consumers with affordable, reliable and carbon-neutral energy.

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  • Photo of Growing gas demand benefits Australia: APPEA

    Growing gas demand benefits Australia: APPEA

    The International Energy Agency's (IEA) forecast that natural gas will increase its share of the global energy mix in coming decades is great news for Australia, according to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

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  • Photo of Nation’s energy needs must be considered holistically: APGA

    Nation’s energy needs must be considered holistically: APGA

    The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has called on energy policy-makers and stakeholders to breakdown the silos when considering our energy needs.

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  • Photo of Long-term gas market needs must be a priority: APGA

    Long-term gas market needs must be a priority: APGA

    The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) reminds governments that the hard yards of developing a long-term, holistic national energy policy must still be run to ensure future energy security.

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  • Photo of Gas to become world’s primary energy source

    Gas to become world’s primary energy source

    Oil and gas will be crucial components of the world's energy future, according to DNV GL's forecast of the energy transition.

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  • Photo of Australia’s LNG sector must control costs: Deloitte

    Australia’s LNG sector must control costs: Deloitte

    Australia's LNG sector must fundamentally rethink its approach and operating model if it is to compete in the global marketplace, according to Deloitte's leading oil and gas analyst.

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  • Photo of Gas supply debate mustn’t lose sight of economic benefits: APPEA

    Gas supply debate mustn’t lose sight of economic benefits: APPEA

    The latest Reserve Bank Statement on Monetary Policy deserves more attention in the polarised political debate about the east coast gas market, says the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

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  • Photo of APPEA: Australia needs more gas, not more policies that kill gas projects

    APPEA: Australia needs more gas, not more policies that kill gas projects

    While the Australian Workers' Union (AWU) is arguing for the cancellation of gas export contracts, APPEA has warned that taking this approach could further damage the domestic gas market.

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  • Photo of Gas prices still rising for manufacturers

    Gas prices still rising for manufacturers

    Chemistry Australia CEO Samantha Read has said that manufacturers in the Australian chemistry industry are not seeing an end to rising east coast gas prices due to a lack of understanding of how critical domestic gas is to job creation in the industry.

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  • Photo of No need for export controls: APPEA

    No need for export controls: APPEA

    The Australian Energy Market Operator's (AEMO) Energy Supply Outlook (ESO) confirms that there is no need for LNG export restrictions, according to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

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  • Photo of Woodside questions APPEA focus

    Woodside questions APPEA focus

    Woodside Chief Executive Peter Coleman has taken a swipe at the upstream sectors' peak lobby group, saying it's too focused on the east coast.

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  • Photo of Time to focus on hard issues in gas supply: APGA

    Time to focus on hard issues in gas supply: APGA

    The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has called for an end to the mud-slinging and myth-peddling that is distracting policy-makers from finding a resolution to the very real problem confronting the nation of a likely shortage of affordable gas in the future.

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  • Photo of More gas to reduce emissions: APPEA

    More gas to reduce emissions: APPEA

    Predictable claims by the Climate Council that Australia and the region should reduce the use of natural gas are out of step, says the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

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  • Photo of Markets must work for energy customers: ENA

    Markets must work for energy customers: ENA

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) review into retail electricity prices must ensure competitive markets are working for all energy customers, says the Energy Networks Australia (ENA).

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  • Photo of ACCC recognises east coast crisis

    ACCC recognises east coast crisis

    Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chairman Rod Sims said events following the ACCC's April 2016 Inquiry into the east coast gas market have confirmed its worst fears.

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  • Photo of Industry and government must grasp opportunity: APGA

    Industry and government must grasp opportunity: APGA

    Major players in the gas industry should seize the opportunity of a meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and federal ministers tomorrow to offer concrete policy suggestions to the government.

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  • Photo of Gas supply warning a result of flawed state policies: APPEA

    Gas supply warning a result of flawed state policies: APPEA

    The Australian Energy Market Operator's (AEMO) warning of severe gas shortages in eastern Australia as early as next summer is the consequence of many years of policy failure by successive state governments in Victoria and New South Wales, says the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association.

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  • Photo of Origin boss backs ETS

    Origin boss backs ETS

    Origin CEO Frank Calabria has thrown his support behind an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), saying it's the government's responsibility to review all options.

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  • Photo of Energy Minister slams SA blame game

    Energy Minister slams SA blame game

    Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has slammed the South Australian Labor Party for trying to shift blame following blackouts in the state.

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  • Photo of Victorian gas ban must go: APPEA

    Victorian gas ban must go: APPEA

    Claims by the Victorian Government that its bans on developing new onshore gas resources will not affect gas prices for Victorian customers defy common sense and market realities, according to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

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