Sally Bogle

Australia correspondent
The Cameron LNG project in the US

GLX targets Atlantic as markets embrace spot LNG

Singapore’s Global LNG Exchange is opening an office in Europe to capitalise on growing demand for spot trading services in the Atlantic Basin.

18 June 2018
The FSRU Toscana

Eastern Australia targets third FSRU

Further tightening of the gas market is boosting interest in a third set of plans for an FSRU in Eastern Australia .

29 May 2018
A gas plant in Papua New Guinea.

PNG LNG faces flak over royalties ahead of expansion

PNG LNG is set for a $12 billion expansion, but a scathing report on its economic benefits could see the state make changes to its fiscal terms.

8 May 2018
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at a press conference in 2017

Industry blindsided by New Zealand offshore ban

New Zealand’s prohibition on offshore exploration appears to have taken the industry by surprise, but the signs were there.

13 April 2018
A Santos rig in Australia

Private equity moves on undervalued Aussie assets

Harbour Energy’s new bid for Santos is likely to be the first of many private equity moves into the Australian market.

6 April 2018
A gas facility in Papua New Guinea.

PNG halts gas project approvals ahead of policy overhaul

The reforms being proposed to PNG’s gas policy would not be retroactively applied, but experts say they will slow progress on existing projects anyway.

29 March 2018
Solar panels in Australia

IOCs show growing appetite for Australian solar projects

Oil and gas companies are demonstrating a greater interest in new renewable developments in Australia.

19 March 2018
ExxonMobil’s Snapper platform in Australia’s Bass Strait.

IOCs under pressure in Australia on corporate tax

A Senate inquiry into tax avoidance is due to report in May, and many of the submissions have been highly critical of oil and gas companies.

14 March 2018
Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull and US President Donald Trump.

Australia, US collaborating to boost Indo-Pacific market

A deal struck between the two LNG exporters could see them working together to develop gas demand and regasification infrastructure in Asia.

9 March 2018
The Cameron LNG project in the US.

Second Aussie FSRU to target large industrial sector

Australia’s second FSRU will not be in competition with its first floating regas project, the CEO of the development consortium has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

2 March 2018
ConocoPhillips' Darwin LNG plant.

Bonaparte LNG in focus as Santos targets Asia

Santos has returned its focus to Australia’s Bonaparte Basin as growing Asian demand brings opportunity to the area.

23 February 2018
Loading a cargo at PNG LNG.

PNG LNG could supply AGL’s FSRU – analyst

AGL’s plans for an FSRU could see Australia’s east coast receiving LNG from Papua New Guinea.

16 February 2018
Iron ore carrier off the Australian coast

Green Corridor signs up Shell, CMG for LNG shipping

The use of LNG as a shipping fuel is gaining momentum in Asia as two more major players have joined the Green Corridor initiative.

8 February 2018
AWE’s Arrowsmith 2 well in the Perth Basin.

Mitsui wins bid war for Western Australian gas producer

Japanese company Mitsui has made a successful bid for AWE in an effort to tap into growing gas demand in Western Australia.

5 February 2018
The North Rankin platform in the North West Shelf.

Glimmers of hope for Aussie upstream sector in 2018

Australia’s upstream sector is starting to see a recovery in investment prompted by higher oil prices and growing regional LNG demand.

18 January 2018
An LNG ship arriving at GLNG in Queensland.

Eastern Aus policy debacle rocks LNG export industry

The gas reservation policy in eastern Australia came as an unpleasant surprise for LNG exporters.

21 December 2017
The CMA CGM Kerguelen in Le Havre.

Green Corridor set for major LNG role – Purio

Walter Purio, chief executive of the LNG Marine Fuel Institute, discusses LNG’s future as a marine fuel.

14 December 2017
US navy ship in the South China Sea

Aussie foreign policy focuses on South China Sea

A recent foreign policy white paper acknowledged Australia’s role as an LNG exporter and picked out the South China Sea as an area of concern.

8 December 2017
Drilling rig in australia's north west shelf

WA investment rises in response to forecast gas shortages

A projected shortfall in gas for the domestic market is prompting greater upstream activity in Western Australia.

23 November 2017
An LNG tanker at the Gladstone LNG project in Australia

Private equity stalks Santos assets in Australia and PNG

Harbour Energy’s proposed takeover of Santos is symptomatic of the problems facing overcapitalised Aussie operators.

16 November 2017

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