Tagged With Australia
Australia's Santos scores second shale-gas hit
7 January 2014
Santos has brought Australia’s second shale-gas well into production after successfully drilling the Moomba-194 vertical well in the Cooper basin
Australia could become a major shale gas producer
5 December 2013
The country has all the ingredients as initial exploration looks promising
Shareholder forces chairman to resign from Dart Energy
28 November 2013
Dart Energy faces an uncertain future after a dissatisfied shareholder forced the company chairman and three directors to resign
Australian state Victoria maintains ban on fracking
27 November 2013
The eastern Australian state of Victoria will maintain a ban on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) at least until 2015
Japanese policy hurting the LNG market, Woodside claims
23 October 2013
Australian producer Woodside Petroleum has claimed the Japanese government is fuelling gas buyers’ rising losses and stalling the development of new projects
CBM urgent priority for Australia, says government
25 September 2013
Australia’s incoming Liberal-National coalition government has made clear that development of the gas industry, particularly the removal of barriers in the coal-bed methane (CBM) sector, will be an urgent priority
Energy industry cautious of Australian Abbott-led coalition
17 September 2013
The energy industry has cautiously welcomed the election of the Tony Abbott-led coalition in Australia. Damon Evans looks at the new government’s policies – and whether they can be delivered
Woodside primed for deep-water drive in Outer Canning basin
15 August 2013
Woodside is set for a high-stakes deep-water drilling campaign in the lightly explored Outer Canning basin offshore Western Australia
Australia scraps carbon tax a year earlier than planned
18 July 2013
A proposal to replace Australia’s deeply unpopular tax on carbon emissions with a market-based trading system a year earlier than previously planned has been given a lukewarm response from industry
Political challenge for Australian FLNG project
17 July 2013
The project, headed by Woodside and Shell, is facing difficulty amid premier's onshore push
Australia opens high-stakes exploration game
7 June 2013
Firms look to the high risks - and high rewards - of the country's frontier basins as licensing offerings are unveiled
BG streamlines operations as part of growth plan
20 May 2013
By 2015, BG hopes to prioritise value over volume by developing upstream assets
Australia must tackle the cost problem to meet targets
13 May 2013
To meet ambitious export goals, the country must tackle cost inflation. Floating LNG may help
Asia-Pacific’s LNG output falls despite rising demand
13 May 2013
The region’s production and consumption are going in opposite directions
Espionage claims set back Greater Sunrise gas field
9 May 2013
Timor Leste is accusing Australia of espionage, delaying the development of the gas field
Mena exporters face harsh new realities from global competition
1 May 2013
As global competition is set to ramp up the region considers its options
Turning point for Australian LNG as costs stop development
17 April 2013
The LNG project at James Price Point will not go ahead, marking a turning point for Australian LNG
Emerging LNG hub delays to benefit Australia
14 March 2013
Delays at projects in emerging liquefied natural gas (LNG) hubs in North America and East Africa means more new projects could be approved in Australia over the coming year, say analysts
Chevron adds weight to Australian shale with Cooper deal
27 February 2013
The company sealed a deal potentially worth $349 million to study the potential of Beach Energy's Cooper basin acreage
PetroChina backs Australian LNG in deals with ConocoPhillips
27 February 2013
The deal will see PetroChina take a 20% stake in the Poseidon gas discovery off Australia
BG eyes production ramp-ups as profits slump
8 February 2013
The UK company's operating profit was down 12% year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2012
Australia downstream in the doldrums as imports increase
13 December 2012
Australia’s demand for refined products is increasing as its refined sector contracts. This could see the country overtake Indonesia as Asia-Pacific’s major products importer
PetroChina pays premium for Browse 10% stake
13 December 2012
The company has agreed to pay $1.63 billion for BHP Billiton's 10% share in the LNG venture
Chevron's Gorgon hit by $15bn cost blowout
10 December 2012
The LNG export project in Australia has faced high labour costs, poor productivity, logistical challenges, bad weather and a strong Australian dollar
Senex hits Cooper gas
6 December 2012
Senex Energy has hit gas at its Kingston Rule-1 exploration well in Australia’s Cooper basin, the country’s most promising unconventional gas play