green hydrogen

Qld signs hydrogen agreement with European port

Queensland is powering ahead in the new global renewable energy era, taking another significant step towards exporting green hydrogen to Europe’s largest port. Minister for Energy, Renewables and Hydrogen Mick de Brenni said a memorandum of understanding has now been signed with the Port of Rotterdam in the Netherlands to collaborate on opportunities to develop …
Hydrogen Superhighway

CS Energy, Senex join forces in QLD renewable hydrogen project

CS Energy and Senex Energy have joined forces in a deal that will produce green hydrogen to fuel the latest stop on the east coast Hydrogen Superhighway, establishing even greater job opportunities in regional QLD. The two companies will partner to develop the Kogan Renewable Hydrogen Demonstration Plant, located near Chinchilla. The production facility will …
green hydrogen plant

WA set for green hydrogen plant

A feasibility study for a green hydrogen plant in the City of Cockburn, Western Australia, has been completed with promising results. The study, which was awarded $149,000 from the McGowan government’s Renewable Hydrogen Fund, investigated whether green hydrogen could be used to replace Cockburn’s use of fossil fuels. The report indicates that this would be …
Northern Endeavour

Decommissioning of Northern Endeavour step closer

A $325 million contract has been signed with Petrofac Facilities Management for the decommissioning of the Northern Endeavour, offshore in the Timor Sea. As part of the contract, Petrofac will deliver phase one of the project, which will see the Northern Endeavour disconnected from the subsea equipment, and temporary suspension of wells. Minister for Resources …
GEV

Tiwi H2 Export Project gets the go-ahead from Munupi Landowners

GEV’s 2.8 GW green hydrogen export project on the Tiwi Islands, located on the traditional lands of the Munupi people in the Northern Territory, has received several permissions to continue on with the project. Part of these permissions has enabled the EPA Referral submission to be completed, including permissions for consultants to conduct environmental surveys …
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Hydrogen Hubs get a $4 billion boost

Increased commercial interest in the Hunter and Illawarra Hydrogen Hubs have resulted in over $4 billion in potential investment, paving the way for renewable energy growth and new low carbon technologies in NSW. The NSW Government’s calls for expressions were met with overwhelming levels of commercial interest in Hydrogen Hubs. This includes private sector plans …

Morrison government backs Golden Beach project

In partnership with GB energy, the Australian government has announced that it will be issuing a $32 million commercial loan to fund the Golden Beach project. The project, located offshore Gippsland, Victoria, will produce local gas for two years, before it is converted to an underground facility with 12.5 PJ of gas storage. This project …
Western Australia WA

Draft bill to support WA industry reduce emissions

On Wednesday 9 March, Minister for Mines and Petroleum Bill Johnston approved the drafting of a bill that will provide Western Australia’s resource sector with further investment and regulatory certainty in its transition to a low-carbon future.  Read more

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Former Climate Change Authority boss Anthea Harris has been appointed chief executive of the Energy Security Board, and Buru Energy is on the lookout for a chief executive to strengthen its management team following the successful gas flow test at the Rafael well. Sparc Technologies has also appointed energy technologies expert Stephanie Moroz as its non-executive director.

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LNG

LNG exports to Europe to rise

Tensions in Europe are steadily rising, prompting much of Europe to reduce their dependence on Russia, including with regard to oil and gas supplies.  Russia is the world’s second-largest oil producer and the largest supplier of natural gas to Europe. As European nations scramble to source LNG supplies outside of Russia, Australian LNG prices have …