New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Andrew Dyer has been reappointed the Australian Energy Infrastructure Commissioner for a second term, while Beach Energy CEO and managing director Matt Kay and chair of Energy Security board Kerry Schott have stepped down from their respective roles. The following appointments have been made. Andrew Dyer, Commissioner, Australian Energy Infrastructure: Andrew Dyer has been reappointed …
hydrogen electrolyser areh

Patriot, CAC-H2 unite to create P2H units  

Emerging renewables company Patriot Hydrogen has signed a joint venture (JV) with Singaporean renewable fuel technology company CAC-H2.   Designed to produce syngas, hydrogen, green energy, and biochar throughout Australia, CAC-H2 will be the exclusive technical and mechanical advisor and supplier for the modular portable P2H units. Under the deal CAC-H2 will become the lead technology provider, supporting …
Moomba

Moomba gets green light on FID

Santos and joint venture (JV) partner Beach Energy have announced a final investment decision (FID) to proceed with the $220 million Moomba carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in South Australia.  Santos has successfully registered the Moomba CCS Project with the Clean Energy Regulator, whose CCS method provides a crediting period of 25 years.  The …
Beetaloo Basin, Empire Energy

Empire signs MOU with Power and Water

Empire Energy Group has executed a gas sales and transportation memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Power and Water Corporation.  Power and Water is a Northern Territory Government-owned corporation and the region’s largest provider for gas, electricity networks, water and sewerage services.  The MOU is in relation to gas produced from Empire’s NT assets following award …
New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

New faces and places: The latest industry appointments

Armour Energy has selected a lead manager for its IPO and AGIG has appointed a new CEO, as Ben Wilson heads back to the United Kingdom.  The following appointments have been made. Morgans Corporate, Armour Energy, lead manager: The directors of Armour Energy have announced the appointment of Morgans Corporate to act as lead manager …
emissions reduction plan

Morrison Government releases plan for net zero by 2050

The Federal Government has outlined its strategy to reach net zero emissions by 2050 ahead of the UN climate conference, COP26, in Glasgow. The Long-Term Emissions Reduction Plan is intended to deliver a credible pathway to net zero emissions by 2050, while preserving Australian industry.  “Our plan taxes a technology-driven approach that is based on current …
ARENA releases bioenergy roadmap

Federal gas reform

The Federal Government has released new national renewable gas reforms for consultation to help support the roll-out of hydrogen, biomethane and other renewable gases for use in Australia’s gas network.  Back in August, energy ministers agreed to expedite reforms to support investments in projects that will scale-up clean energy industries.  On 21 October, consultations opened on …
APA submits bid to AusNet

APA awarded due diligence

AusNet Services has agreed to grant due diligence access to APA Group following entry into a confidentiality deed with the company earlier this month. This news follows AusNet’s announcement on 15 October that it would engage with APA in relation to its indicative, non-binding proposal to acquire all issued shares in AusNet for a hybrid …
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.  …
AusNet shares

APA: Keep AusNet in Australian hands

After winning in the appeal to the Takeovers Panel, APA Group is now entitled to the same documents that rival bidder Brookfield received four weeks prior in regards to a potential AusNet takeover.  In the annual meeting speeches, chairman Michael Fraser and chief executive offer and director Robert Wheals addressed the proposed acquisition, describing it …