CSG

  • Santos extends Moomba agreements

    Santos has extended gas processing agreements at the Moomba plant with Beach Energy and Senex Energy.

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  • iPipe teams up with UQ to improve CSG extraction

    iPipe Services and the University of Queensland (UQ) have teamed up to improve CSG extraction.

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  • WA partially lifts fracking moratorium

    The West Australian government has lifted the fracking moratorium in parts of the state.

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  • Australian states among worst for investment

    A survey has named three Australian states as among the worst places in the world for oil and gas investment.

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  • APLNG and QCLNG reach gas supply deal

    Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) and Queensland Curtis LNG (QCLNG) have reached agreements over infrastructure sharing and gas supply.

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  • Well drilling approved at Reid’s Dome Gas Project

    The joint operating committee for the Reid’s Dome Gas Project has approved the drilling of the Nyanda-4 well located in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

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  • Senex backs two natural gas projects

    Senex Energy has made a final investment decision on two natural gas projects, committing more than $200 million to the new developments.

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  • QLD could struggle to meet long-term CSG contracts

    APLNG Chief Executive Warwick King has stated that accessing the state’s coal seam gas reserves is proving to be a bigger challenge than anticipated.

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  • APPEA: activists ignoring facts about gas

    A group of activists, academics and former politicians campaigning against new onshore gas developments in Western Australia are ignoring the facts about natural gas and the industry, according to Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) Director External Relations Matthew Doman.

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  • Lakes Oil loses court challenge against Vic gas ban

    Lakes Oil has lost a Supreme Court challenge against the Victorian onshore gas moratorium.

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  • Galilee shows potential

    The Australian reported exploration in the region, which is yet to have any commercial gas reserves proved up, has seen pipeline operators begin preliminary talks to build connectors to the east coast grid. Companies currently exploring the region include Galilee Energy, Vintage Energy and Comet Ridge, which recently reported that they believed the expanse showed significant potential. The news comes after Venice Energy predicted new gas shortages on the east coast could emerge as early as the middle of 2019,…

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  • Analyst backs LNG imports for east coast market

    The Australian Financial Review reported that analyst Mark Samter, now of MST Marquee, said “industrial buyers would be extremely naïve not to support” upcoming LNG import projects. Mr Samter said high LNG prices in the Asian market would make it very difficult for Australian exporters to divert their gas to the local market, adding imports would save the government from choosing between breaking export contracts and creating a gas supply shortage down the road. He also said gas prices would…

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  • APPEA sees big future in the Bight

    The Advertiser reported APPEA SA and NT Director Matthew Doman said drilling in the Bight was “the big opportunity” for South Australia’s oil and gas industry, comparing it to the Bass Strait for Victoria and Tasmania. Speaking at the South Australian Major Projects Conference in Adelaide, Mr Doman said there hadn’t been enough focus on the area, which had the potential to create “a very significant stimulus towards South Australia’s economic growth”. BP and Chevron have stalled their plans for…

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  • Canavan calls for end to gas development bans

    Embargoes on gas development have damaged the energy industry and are wasting local resources, according to Minister for Resources and Northern Australia Matthew Canavan.

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  • Gas shortage over: AEMO

    The Australian Energy Market Operator's (AEMO) 2018 Gas Statement of Opportunities (GSOO) Report shows things are looking up for the east coast market.

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  • APLNG scheduled for shut down

    The Australian Pacific LNG (APLNG) facility will undergo scheduled maintenance operations in July to September, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

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  • Glenaras skids installed

    Surface facilities, including separator and metering skids and flowlines, are currently being installed at the Glenaras Gas Project in ATP 2019 in Queensland.

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  • FID reached for Arcadia

    Santos and its GLNG partners will invest more than $400 million in the 137-well Arcadia gas project in the Bowen Basin in Queensland.

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  • Glenaras closing in on production

    Galilee Energy has successfully installed electric submersible pumps (ESPs) in the Glenaras-10L and Glenaras-12L wells.

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  • Santos delivers Scotia

    Santos has successfully completed commissioning and start-up of the Scotia CF1 project in Queensland, ahead of schedule and under budget.

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  • NT fracking moratorium lifted

    Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner today announced the NT Government had accepted all 135 recommendations of the independent fracking inquiry.

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  • Santos snaps up Bowen acreage

    Santos, along with its GLNG partners and APLNG, has successfully bid for PRL 2016/17-A block directly west of the Arcadia field in Queensland's Bowen Basin.

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  • Glenaras drilling update

    Galilee Energy has successfully drilled the first well of its Glenaras Gas Project located in ATP 2019 in Queensland's Galilee Basin.

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  • Glenaras drilling well underway

    Drilling operations at Galilee Energy's Glenaras-10 well in ATP 2019 the Galilee Basin are underway, with the test hole reaching 1,083 m.

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  • AEMO calls for more supply

    A report by the Australian Energy Market Operator has highlighted the need for more gas supply in Victoria in order to avoid a projected shortfall in 2022.

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  • Comet upgrades Mahalo reserves

    Comet Ridge has revealed a material reserves upgrade for its share in the Mahalo Gas Project in ATP 1191 in Queensland's Surat Basin.

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