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  • 15 October 2014

    The Australian Government has released the 20 Year Australian Antarctic Strategic Plan, which provides a blueprint for Australia’s future engagement in the region and options to expand Tasmania’s role as Antarctic science and logistics hub. The report contains recommendations on a range of key issues, including: Protecting Australia’s national interests in Antarctica; Supporting and leading national and […]

  • 17 October 2012

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report* states that the Southern […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report states that the Southern […]

  • 17 October 2012

    It is estimated that harnessing a small portion of marine energy could solve the world’s energy crisis to a great extent, and Australia’s vast coastline alone is estimated to hold the potential to produce four times the nation’s power needs, claims a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report* states that the Southern […]

  • 11 March 2020

    Australia and the US sign a milestone arrangement to bolster Australia’s access to emergency oil supplies.

  • 24 February 2012

    Chevron Australia has launched a major recruitment drive in Australia for hundreds of engineers required to work on two of the country’s largest energy projects. Chevron Australia managing director Roy Krzywosinski said this is an exciting time to join the energy industry in Australia. “Chevron is developing two of Australia’s largest natural gas projects in […]

  • 13 August 2019

    Australia is on track to surpass Qatar as the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter, U.S. Energy Information Administration said, citing Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science (DIIS).

  • 12 September 2014

    APPEA welcomed the announcement on the review of Australia’s marine reserve network made by Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Senator Richard Colbeck. APPEA supports the Australian Government’s commitment to use rigorous science and broad consultation in establishing zoning and management plans for these reserves. It is important that the process recognises the value of Australia’s marine […]

  • 29 March 2011
    Research & Development

    The first comprehensive mapping of life found on Australia’s continental shelf was made after a three-year study of the sea-shelf. Scientists now have much more valuable information available to study life within its continental shelf habitats. Marine scientists from five research agencies produced these “broad-scale” maps of the “shelf seascape” after three years of work […]

  • 3 January 2014

    The Australian Maritime Safety Authority’s (AMSA) Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC Australia) can confirm that the rescue operation from the Akademik Shokalskiy in Antarctica has been completed. RCC Australia was notified at 6.15pm AEDT yesterday evening that the first group of 12 passengers had boarded the helicopter from the Xue Long at around 6pm AEDT. RCC […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Research & Development

    Chevron Australia today announced that it had successfully bid for the exploration rights to two blocks in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia. Chevron Australia will be the operator and will hold a 100 percent interest in the blocks. The permit areas, WA-455-P and WA-456-P, are located in the Barrow Sub-basin of the Carnarvon Basin, […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Chevron Australia today announced that it had successfully bid for the exploration rights to two blocks in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia. Chevron Australia will be the operator and will hold a 100 percent interest in the blocks. The permit areas, WA-455-P and WA-456-P, are located in the Barrow Sub-basin of the Carnarvon Basin, […]

  • 22 February 2012

    British High Commissioner to Australia, Paul Madden, and Peter Collier, WA Energy Minister, today announced the new Northern Australia Gas High Value Opportunity Programme. The Programme will see the start of a new era of cooperation between the UK Government and the Australian State and Territory Governments to encourage more British companies to do business […]

  • 14 October 2019

    The move, related to Australian National Line, highlights the country’s failure to support domestic shipping, MUA said.

  • 13 October 2017

    Chevron Australia has made a decision to discontinue the company’s Great Australian Bight exploration program. The company said on Thursday that, while the Great Australian Bight is one of Australia’s most prospective frontier hydrocarbon regions, it was not able to compete in the current low oil price environment. Chevron Australia managing director Nigel Hearne said: […]

  • 29 October 2015

    The Australian Government has provided the first look at Australia’s new icebreaker that will offer scientists an extended access to the Southern Ocean and Antarctica. The new, custom built icebreaker will be uniquely tailored to meet Australia’s needs. It will be faster, larger, stronger and offer increased endurance compared with the ageing Aurora Australis. The […]

  • 20 June 2016

    Her Majesty’s Australian Ship (HMAS) Perth has conducted a security patrol of Western Australia’s North West Shelf, before departing for the Middle East as part of Operation Manitou. The Royal Australian Navy said on Monday that the Anzac class frigate departed Rockingham on June 7 to relieve of duty the Adelaide class frigate, HMAS Darwin. Both […]

  • 24 March 2017

    The role Australian gas could play in the diverse energy mix beyond 2030 could be strengthened by technology, according to a new vision launched by the country’s gas industry.

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) Australasia has urged the New South Wales (NSW) Government to meet the rising demand for cruise ship berthing options in the region. Joel Katz, CLIA Australasia’s Managing Director, has called on the government to engage with the industry to resolve the lack of berths east of the Harbour Bridge […]

  • 10 April 2011

      The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) has used the opening of its largest ever conference and exhibition to release an independent study outlining the potential global greenhouse gas benefits associated with Australia expanding its liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry. Produced by the global engineering consultancy WorleyParsons, Greenhouse Gas Emissions Study of Australian […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The CWC Group announced that the Honourable Minister Martin Ferguson AM MP, Minister for Resources & Energy, Australia will address international delegates at the second annual Australia Gas conference in November on Australia’s gas future. Minister Ferguson joins a stellar line up of companies participating in the high profile annual meeting with key buyers from […]

  • 5 October 2017

    Australian entity of oil major Chevron has acquired exploration interests in three offshore blocks located in the Northern Carnarvon Basin off Western Australia. Chevron Australia said on Thursday that it acquired an interest in blocks WA-528-P, WA-529-P, and WA-530-P which cover 23,170 square kilometers. The three blocks are located some 220 km northwest of Dampier […]