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  • 8 October 2013

    Wood Group PSN (WGPSN) Australia, has acquired Wagners Oil & Gas’s 45% shareholding in the joint venture (JV) company Wood Group Wagners Pty Ltd. Wood Group Wagners Pty Ltd was set up by Wood Group and Toowoomba-based Wagners in March 2010 in Brisbane to provide Queensland’s gas producers with a flexible, fit-for-purpose solution for developing […]

  • 27 September 2013

    Environment Minister Greg Hunt said he has determined that 47 of the 50 large coal mine and coal seam gas developments currently being assessed under national environment law will require federal environmental assessment of their impacts on water resources. It was quite astonishing to think the previous Labor Government in its dying days would grind […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Metgasco welcomed the support for the development of a CSG industry in New South Wales expressed by newly appointed Federal Minister for Industry, Ian Macfarlane.  Metgasco’s Managing Director, Mr Peter Henderson, commented: “The new Federal Minister is to be congratulated for highlighting the critical need to develop the CSG industry in New South Wales to […]

  • 28 August 2013

    WestSide Corporation announced that drilling has commenced on the Thisit 01 exploration well 18km north west of Moura.  Joint venture partner QGC is the operator of the well which is in the southern part of ATP 769P along strike from the Meridian SeamGas CSG gas fields and 30km north of the existing Paranui pilot. Thisit 01 spudded on […]

  • 14 August 2013

    Coal seam gas (CSG) industry claims that 4017 signed access agreements indicate happy coexistence between farmers and industry are “ludicrous” according to the Basin Sustainability Alliance (BSA). BSA, a group that represents the concerns of landholders in relation to the rapid expansion of the CSG industry, says its appalled by the latest industry spin from […]

  • 27 May 2013

    Resources and Energy Minister Gary Gray has described as ‘absurd’ the Greens’ announcement that they will go to September’s election with a policy for a blanket ban on all new coal seam gas exploration and production. “It is an absurd proposition at a time when the global increase in demand for gas offers unparalleled opportunities […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The optimism of small business owners in parts of Queensland benefitting from surging natural gas production continues to soar in the years ahead, according to the latest small business survey of the affected regions. Of the 100 small businesses in Toowoomba, Roma, Chinchilla, Dalby and Gladstone, who took part in the APPEA commissioned survey: 85 […]

  • 12 March 2013

    Prime Minister Julia Gillard and Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke’s move to change laws to approve or reject coal seam gas (CSG) development is a desperate act from a failing government, Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney said today. “Today the Prime Minister, through her Environment Minister, has sought to trade off the economic future of Queensland […]

  • 26 February 2013

    Recently we posted a video about Australia Pacific LNG project in Queensland, Australia. Today, we bring you another one about hydraulic fracturing or fraccing and how it’s used on the Australia Pacific LNG project, how it’s done, why it’s done and what goes into frac fluid. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. […]

  • 26 February 2013

    Blue Energy announced maiden 2P gas reserves of 50 Petajoules (PJ) and a 140% increase in its 3P gas reserves to 180PJ in the Company’s 100%- owned Sapphire Block in the Bowen Basin, Queensland. The upgraded gas reserves follow an independent annual review of data associated with the Sapphire Block of ATP814P by Netherland, Sewell […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Dart Energy said that it will continue to assess the proposed changes to the State’s approval processes and regulatory regime for coal seam gas (CSG or CBM), announced yesterday by the NSW Government. Whilst this review is undertaken, Dart will continue to focus on its unconventional gas projects across its International asset portfolio. Yesterday’s announcement […]

  • 11 February 2013

    The revelations in today’s Courier Mail raise serious questions about whether coal seam gas development approvals in Queensland are made in a transparent and accountable manner, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Felicity Wishart, Campaign Director at the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) said the fast-track of approvals for coal seam gas developments increased […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The revelations in today’s Courier Mail raise serious questions about whether coal seam gas development approvals in Queensland are made in a transparent and accountable manner, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Felicity Wishart, Campaign Director at the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) said the fast-track of approvals for coal seam gas developments increased […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Capstone Turbine Corporation, the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced that it received another follow-on order from a large Australian coal seam gas company. The initial order in July 2008 was for the supply of 110 C30 microturbines, which was later increased to 154 C30’s in 2009. The first follow-on order […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell has released a compliance plan outlining the Newman Government’s commitment to regulate the Coal Seam Gas to Liquefied Natural Gas industry over the next year. Mr Powell said the CSG/LNG Compliance Plan 2012-13 was now available online and could be viewed on the department’s website. “Earlier this […]

  • 22 October 2012

    Tenders have opened for the first round of land available for petroleum and gas exploration through Queensland’s new competitive cash bidding process. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the new process would ensure all Queenslanders benefited from the timely development of the state’s most resource-rich areas. “From today, companies will be able […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Triple Energy announced that it has executed a share purchase agreement to acquire CFT’s coal seam gas project and interests in Northern China. The Agreement remains subject to a number of conditions precedent, including final due diligence sign off and shareholder approval. The board of Triple considers that this project provides a medium to low […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Australia risks underestimating its contribution to climate change if it fails to adequately measure fugitive emissions from coal seam gas wellheads, a new report by The Australia Institute warns. While concerns have been raised about the environmental impact of coal seam gas, in particular the impact of the fracking process on the water supply, very […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Liquefied Natural Gas Limited announced the execution of a Share Sale Agreement between Molopo Energy Limited and PetroChina International Investment Pty Ltd, pursuant to which PetroChina Australia will acquire 100% of Molopo’s coal seam gas assets in Queensland. PetroChina Australia is wholly owned by PetroChina International Investment Company Limited, which in turn is a related […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Santos today welcomed the findings of the final stage of the Namoi Catchment Water Study, with the modelling predicting that there will be no harmful impact on water volumes available for existing land uses from development of the coal seam gas industry in the Gunnedah Basin. The study modelled a wide variety of scenarios for […]

  • 30 July 2012

    WestSide Corporation announced that drilling of the Meridian SeamGas CSG gas fields has commenced on the first of a series of new wells to increase production toward an initial target of 25 Terajoules a day. WestSide CEO Dr Julie Beeby said the new drilling program comprised three new dual-lateral well sets and one up-dip blind lateral […]

  • 19 July 2012

    CSG development has boosted the Queensland economy by more than six billion dollars in its ramp up phase. More than half of the project spend by Queensland’s CSG/LNG players is flowing back into home-grown contractors and companies, and supporting local jobs. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said he […]

  • 4 July 2012

    Arrow Energy is celebrating the first anniversary of its ownership of Dalby’s gas-fired Braemar 2 power station with record reliability and no injuries in the last 12 months. Arrow Energy CEO Andrew Faulkner said Braemar 2, Queensland’s second-largest gas-fired power station, had provided 365 days of uninterrupted electricity to about three per cent of Queensland […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Following recent NSW Government announcements, Santos today announced a Landholder and Community Compensation Scheme for its NSW operations that would see greater consultation and agreement with landholders and substantial financial benefits to both landholders and their regional communities. Based on Santos’ potential commercial production volumes in the Gunnedah Basin, total payments to host landholders in […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Origin, on behalf of the Australia Pacific LNG Project, is the first to be licensed under a new CSG Logistics Safety Code of Practice launched today in readiness for the expected increased heavy vehicle traffic as the four major CSG to LNG projects come online. Origin Upstream CEO, Paul Zealand, whose company took the lead […]