Tagged With Australia
Global upstream spending at record levels
28 November 2012
Global upstream spending has risen by 10% this year to a record $550 billion, driven higher by soaring investment in US tight-oil projects, Wood Mackenzie, the energy consultancy, has said in a new report
Total makes move on Aussie shale
6 November 2012
French major Total is poised to enter Australia’s shale-gas sector after striking a deal worth up to $190 million with Central Petroleum
Queensland gas market faces new reality
2 November 2012
Higher domestic gas prices and tougher negotiations between producers and buyers on supply terms is the new reality for the Australian state of Queensland, according to the Department of Natural Resources and Mines (DNRM)
NSW seeks CBM investors
2 November 2012
The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) is seeking foreign investors to help develop its nascent coal-bed methane (CBM) sector, as well as a gas export industry that could rival neighbouring Queensland
CNOOC takes bigger slice of QCLNG
1 November 2012
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is set to increase its stake in BG Group’s Queensland Curtis liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, in Australia, in a deal worth $1.93 billion
CNOOC takes bigger slice of Australian QCLNG project
1 November 2012
The company will raise its interest in the first liquefaction train from 10% to 50%
Linc poised to sell Aussie shale assets
31 October 2012
Australian unconventional player Linc Energy is primed to sell off some of its oil-shale assets in South Australia
Australia poised to become world's leading LNG producer
23 October 2012
The country has more LNG projects planned, but with talk of cheaper supplies from North America and East Africa, could this be the end of the road for Australian LNG?
Santos turns on Cooper shale-gas taps
19 October 2012
Santos has begun the first shale gas production from its Cooper basin test site in South Australia
Santos steals shale march
3 October 2012
Santos has stolen a march on its international rivals after signing a deal that will see it expand its shale footprint in Australia’s promising Northern Territory (NT) play
Dart eyes international spin-off again
26 September 2012
Australian coal-bed methane (CBM) player Dart Energy is again attempting to spin off its international assets to raise fresh funds after binning a proposed floatation in Singapore earlier this year
Santos warns of looming supply crunch
26 September 2012
Santos has warned that it is too late to avoid gas shortages and higher prices in New South Wales (NSW) following a near two-year delay in coal-bed methane (CBM) exploration in the Australian state
Producers need to play the long game for the LNG race
25 September 2012
There are plenty of new developments on the table, but producers need to play a long game, says IEA senior gas analyst Anne-Sophie Corbeau
New study gets measure of Australian shale
18 September 2012
Investors are primed to get a better understanding of Australia’s shale-gas potential as early as next year once results from Geoscience Australia’s new onshore study becomes available
New South Wales lifts CBM ban
18 September 2012
The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has opened its doors to coal-bed methane (CBM) exploration after overturning a moratorium on hydraulic fracture stimulation and a freeze on licensing
Protesters halt Dart CBM drilling
7 September 2012
An Australian court has told Dart Energy it cannot start drilling at its Fullerton Cove coal-bed methane (CBM) project in New South Wales (NSW) until a full legal challenge from a group protesting its plans is heard
Australia and EU link carbon markets with trading scheme
6 September 2012
Australia has signed up to join the EU’s carbon emission trading scheme in what both hope is the first step towards a global carbon market, but is Europe's troubled market the best model?
Australia on verge of shale revolution
6 September 2012
The rush to develop a shale-gas industry in Australia is gaining pace
Victoria imposes frack moratorium
24 August 2012
The Australian state of Victoria has imposed a one-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking)
Australian shale gas goes commercial
21 August 2012
Santos has announced Australia’s first commercial shale gas well with encouraging results from the Cooper basin
Empire casts rule over Perth basin permit
16 August 2012
Empire Oil & Gas is set to test the unconventional potential of the Lower Cattamarra coal measures in Australia’s onshore Perth basin, saying exploration permit 389 could hold as much as 24 trillion cubic feet (cf) of gas
PetroChina move casts doubt on Arrow LNG
9 August 2012
The company is strengthening ties with LNG Ltd and buying up Australian CBM assets
Dark clouds loom over Australian CBM to LNG
5 July 2012
Australia’s coal bed methane to liquefied natural gas projects face start-up delays, cost over-runs, and a doubling of domestic gas prices
Origin primed for second train at APLNG
4 July 2012
Origin Energy and its partners are set to build a second liquefied natural gas (LNG) train at the Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) project in Queensland after giving the nod for a final investment decision (FID)
Origin poised to expand APLNG
29 June 2012
Origin Energy looks set to approve a second train at its Australia Pacific Liquefied Natural Gas (APLNG) project in Queensland, after signing up a second customer for the venture
Santos to spend extra $2.5bn at GLNG
19 June 2012
Santos is set to spend an extra $2.5 billion on the Gladstone liquefied natural gas (GLNG) project in Australia as it brings forward spending on drilling to ensure it has adequate gas supplies for the 7.8 million tonne per year (t/y) scheme