ScoMo announces new gas deal with SA

The federal government has signed a $1.08 billion energy and emissions reduction deal with South Australia that will target an additional 50 petajoules (PJ) per annum by the end of 2023 and 80 PJ by 2030. As part of the agreement, the governments will pursue initiative that create additional dispatchable generation to help deliver affordable …
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Leigh Creek builds momentum at flagship project

Leigh Creek Energy (LCK) has progressed the development of its namesake project in South Australia with works underway on the pre-feasibility study (PFS) and funding opportunities for the project being pursued. The company outlined in its September quarterly report that substantial progress had been made in finalising the three key milestones for the Leigh Creek …
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Government funding pivotal for refinery future

The Australian Government is taking action to secure the country’s long-term fuel supply with a $211 million investment to build new domestic fuel storage and backing local refineries to stay open. Federal Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor said the government recognised that Australian refineries were under financial pressure and was committed to …
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Real Energy to make mark in hydrogen

Real Energy has established Pure Hydrogen, a subsidiary that will undertake a detailed study to assess the commercial viability of building, owning and operating a hydrogen fuel plant in Queensland. Since assessing the opportunities for hydrogen in the federal government’s 2019 National Hydrogen strategy, Real Energy has earmarked two potential sites in Queensland. Real Energy …
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Blue Energy proposes solution to east coast gas shortage

Blue Energy has been in discussions with the Australian and Queensland Governments to highlight the need for national energy infrastructure projects to ensure energy is delivered to east coast manufacturers and gas users. This follows the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) gas statement of opportunities (GSOO) March report, which projected long-term east coast domestic gas …
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Lakes Oil maintains Nangwarry-1 drilling timeline

The 13 3/8’ diameter surface casing was set and cemented to a measured depth of 799m last weekend. Following pressure testing of the casting to confirm integrity, drilling recommenced on Monday December 9 and is, as of 6am today, drilling through the Eumeralla formation at 952m measured depth. The Nangwarry-1 well is within Petroleum Exploration …
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Cooper nears gas production at Orbost

The company announced the commissioning of the Orbost Gas Plant is being managed by plant owner, APA Group. APA has advised that it has today taken responsibility for management of the Orbost site from construction contractor Downer. The transition allows APA to continue to the next phase of commissioning activities, including the onsite power generation. …
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Cooper Energy finalises Minerva gas plant acquisition

The plant has been acquired from the Minerva joint venture participants – BHP Petroleum (90 per cent interest) and Operator, Cooper Energy (10 per cent interest) – following the end of production from the Minerva gas field in early September. Cooper and Mitsui have acquired the plant to process gas from the Casino, Henry and …
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EnergyQuest reveals Beach as Australia’s leading oil producer

The recovery in national oil production gathered momentum in third quarter 2019 with a strong start to production at Woodside’s Greater Enfield project. National production jumped by 44.3 per cent from 9.0 MMbbl in third quarter 2018 to 13.0 MMbbl in third quarter 2019 – the fourth consecutive quarterly increase and the highest level since …
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