New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

A pipeline association has elected its first ever female president in the organisation’s 54 years, and local energy provider Discover Energy has appointed a new general manager to facilitate the company’s transition to renewables. Donna McDowall, APGA president: The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) has elected a new president of the board of directors.  …

APGA: industry stays safe despite challenges

At the 2019 APGA Annual Convention and Exhibition taking place this week in Adelaide, Australian Pipelines and Gas Association ( rel=”noreferrer noopener” aria-label=” (opens in a new tab)”>APGA) CEO Steve Davies said the nation’s gas transmission industry is rightfully proud of its outstanding safety record. “Our gas transmission network is just over 24,000 km out …

ACCC: gas supply tight but no 2020 shortfall

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) seventh Gas Inquiry Report said a gas supply shortfall on the east coast market was unlikely to occur next year, with producers expecting to provide about an extra 113 PJ of gas than provided in 2019. ACCC Chair Rod Sims said prices in the southern states had not …
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Future Fuels releases hydrogen report

Compiled to assist with the development of other hydrogen roadmaps and strategies, including Australia’s National Hydrogen Strategy, the report compares 19 separate plans from around the world and looks at how opportunities around hydrogen are being developed. The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) is the largest industry partner of Future Fuels CRC and APGA …

APGA Convention early bird registrations closing this week

Don’t miss your opportunity to attend the event at a reduced price by securing a discounted early bird registration this week, before the Friday 16 August deadline. Click here to register. The APGA Convention is pipeline industry’s key annual event and this year will be held on 12–15 October at the Adelaide Convention Centre. APGA has …

APGA: gas measures an “opportunity”

Yesterday, the government announced it was taking new measures to protect Australia’s domestic gas supplies, which would include bringing forward the scheduled review of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM), considering the establishment of a national gas reservation scheme, reviewing current pipeline regulations and increasing industry transparency. Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) CEO …

APGA: correct pipeline valuations crucial

In a follow up to previous online posts discussing the current state of the pipeline industry and the impact of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) CEO Steve Davies said using the correct assessment method when appraising the value of a pipeline was paramount to a functioning market. …

Industry bodies respond to reappointment of minister

Prime Minister Scott Morrision announced Mr Taylor would resume his previous energy duties, which he has held since August last year, while also being for responsible for “meeting the 2030 emissions targets”. The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association congratulated Mr Taylor, with CEO Steve Davies saying the added role signalled a renewed focus on achieving …

World’s leading pipeline minds descend on Brisbane

The 22nd Joint Technical Meeting on Pipeline Research starts today and will run until Friday 3 May, giving attendees the opportunity to share pipeline design, construction, operation, and integrity knowledge and ideas with their international peers. Hosted by the Australian Pipelines and Gas Association (APGA) for the third time, the biennial event will also feature …