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Australia's Darwin LNG plant Policy & Regulation

Australian gas sector backs carbon trading

Concerns that a change in government could result in higher costs have prompted Australian gas companies to get behind carbon trading.

9 January 2019
LNG

Höegh LNG to supply FSRU to AGL Energy project

Höegh LNG has agreed to supply an FSRU for AGL Energy’s proposed floating LNG import project in Victoria.

21 December 2018
An Australian gas storage facility Policy & Regulation

Tougher reporting rules on the cards for Aussie gas sector

Regulators look set to impose a raft of new obligations from next year in an attempt to improve the transparency of Australia's eastern gas market.

21 December 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

AGN network extension gets green light

The Australian Energy Regulator has approved a proposed extension of Australian Gas Networks’ South Australia gas network to Mount Barker

20 December 2018
LNG

Woodside signs LNG supply deal with Germany’s RWE

Woodside Petroleum has signed an LNG sales-and-purchase agreement with German utility RWE for an undisclosed volume

20 December 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Woodside supplying Pluto gas to Western Australia

Woodside Petroleum’s Pluto LNG project in Western Australia has supplied its first gas for domestic use into the Dampier-Bunbury gas pipeline.

19 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Lack of investment puts Australia’s east coast gas market at risk

Australian gas suppliers are delaying investment in exploration needed to stave off longer-term concerns about prices in the country’s east coast gas market, the ACCC has said.

19 December 2018
LNG

Total to divest 4% of its stake in Ichthys LNG

Total has signed an agreement to divest 4% of its interest in Australia’s Ichthys LNG plant

14 December 2018
Exploration & Production

Western Gas looks to take FID on Equus project late 2019 or early 2020

Western Gas is looking to take an FID on its Equus Gas project in late 2019 or early 2020.

13 December 2018
Newcastle harbour in Australia. (Mertie/Flickr) LNG

Aussie LNG projects could receive US cargoes

Eastern Australia saw the announcement of a fifth FSRU project this week, and the region could receive competitively priced US LNG as early as 2020.

7 December 2018
LNG

Australia becomes world’s biggest LNG exporter

Australia overtook Qatar to become the world’s biggest exporter of LNG in November, a research firm has said.

6 December 2018
LNG

Prelude FLNG to start production by end of year

Shell will start producing gas at its Prelude FLNG vessel offshore Western Australia at the end of this year,

5 December 2018
LNG

EPIK proposes LNG terminal for Australia’s eastern coast

South Korea’s EPIK has proposed building an LNG terminal on Australia’s eastern coast,

5 December 2018
Australian Labor Party leader Bill Shorten Policy & Regulation

Labor firms up energy policy as Aussie election nears

A win for the party in the next national poll could see renewables and battery storage prioritised over gas.

26 November 2018
Companies & Finance

Fortescue Metals and CSIRO aim to develop Australian hydrogen industry

Fortescue Metals Group will establish a five-year partnership with Australia’s CSIRO to support the development of a hydrogen industry.

22 November 2018
Policy & Regulation

Woodside’s CEO in favour of a global carbon price

A global carbon price would be the best way to transition to a lower-carbon society and reduce the impact of climate change, Woodside Petroleum Chief Executive Peter Coleman has said

19 November 2018
LNG

Japanese PM visits Ichthys LNG

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has visited Inpex’s Ichthys LNG plant in Australia

16 November 2018
LNG

Australian LNG projects should be able to withhold data – APPEA

Australia’s LNG producers should be allowed to block the public release of greenhouse gas emissions data, APPEA has said

16 November 2018
LNG

Inpex keeping an eye on Chinese investment near Ichthys LNG

Japan’s Inpex is monitoring Chinese investment near the Ichthys LNG project in Australia’s Northern Territory

16 November 2018
Exploration & Production

Australian gas production set to plateau

Output will level off at 140 billion cubic metres per year between the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 financial years, official data estimates.

12 November 2018

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