Billons Bonanza

mining and gas sector

With more than $5 billion in mining deals secured in Queensland in the past six months observers are saying the mining and gas sector is on the road back and expected to revive and generate hundreds of jobs. It’s tipped also that there’s more to come with the wider benefits of the revival to be … [Read more...]

A New Gas Industry Snapshot

GAS SPEND

A new 19-page snapshot developed by the GasFields Commission has been released aimed at providing real facts about the operations of Queensland petroleum and gas industry. Data collection and dissemination was one of the recommendations of the Scott review into the GasFields Commission in 2016 … [Read more...]

More GAS needed – New Report

Gas Price Trends

The latest expert report shows there’s a need for more gas supply across Australia. The Gas Price Trends Review 2017 shows that Queensland had the lowest wholesale gas prices in Australia last year, but more gas is needed to drive down prices. The report released today shows prices for … [Read more...]

Qld Gas Agreement Announced

arrow energy

Arrow Energy has announced a 27-year agreement with the QCLNG joint venture, for one of the largest gas supply deals on Australia’s east coast. The project will create around 1000 new jobs - 800 during peak construction and around 200 ongoing operational roles. The company says the deal will … [Read more...]

Gas Shortfall Likely in 2018

looming

The Australia Government has released the ACCC’s first interim report into the supply of, and demand for, wholesale gas in Australia and the outlook is not pretty. The ACCC Gas Inquiry 2017-20 Interim Report focusses on likely supply and demand conditions for 2018 and according to ACCC Chair Rod … [Read more...]

Katter Fires Up on Gas

gas exports

17% of gas output in Queensland is owned by Chinese companies and Member for Kennedy Bob Katter says the time has come for Federal Parliament to act. “We will be moving yet again in the Parliament for a Reserve Resource Policy. The producers can give 0.5 percent of their production to Australia, … [Read more...]

Landholders Urged to Have Their Say

Coal seam gas

Rural landholders across Queensland are being urged to take part in an AgForce Projects survey about their interactions with coal seam gas (CSG) and mining companies. CSG Project Leader Daniel Phipps says AgForce Projects conducted the 30 question survey each year to assess landholders' … [Read more...]