Author: Andrew Kemp
Jadestone’s expansion plans mature
14 September 2021
The independent is looking to capitalise as more companies move to exit mature oil and gas assets, CEO Paul Blakeley tells Petroleum Economist
Great Australian Bight closes for business
13 August 2021
Santos joins the list of developers to withdraw from the region, deeming it too risky
Santos’ Oil Search premium raises eyebrows
11 August 2021
The deal’s revised terms may require a greater focus on cost efficiency
Woodside commits to Pluto LNG carbon reduction
24 June 2021
The Australian firm plans to achieve net-zero emissions from its Pluto LNG project in Western Australia by 2050
Letter from Australia: ‘Gas-led recovery’ under the microscope
5 May 2021
The government has made remarkably little progress on its plans since unveiling the agenda in September 2020
Australian gas market poised for ‘transformation’
22 April 2021
Timely delivery of new projects will be vital to avoid shortfalls, AEMO says
Carnarvon gears up for Buffalo drilling
15 April 2021
Firm will drill first well offshore Timor-Leste in the second half of this year
Australia aims to slash decommissioning bill
29 March 2021
A government-funded company has launched an initiative intended to save more than $14bn in decommissioning costs over the next few decades
Australia's LNG projects regain momentum
2 March 2021
The country’s liquefaction sector is trying to rebound from a challenging 12 months where billions of dollars’ worth of feedstock projects went on the back burner
Australia’s gas-led recovery dream faces supply wake-up
1 March 2021
Canberra’s flagship post-Covid energy policy faces headwinds from a looming supply shortfall
Australia struggles to stop downstream exodus
22 February 2021
Australia’s energy security takes another hit with ExxonMobil opting to shutter its Victoria refinery
Tamboran strikes out on its own in the Beetaloo
1 December 2020
The Northern Territory blocks share characteristics with the US Marcellus play and could become a major supplier to the gas-hungry east coast market
Letter from Australia: Downstream rescue package may be wishful thinking
28 September 2020
The Canberra government has tried to throw the country’s refineries a financial lifeline in an existential struggle
Australian regulator sounds alarm over domestic gas prices
3 September 2020
The ACCC is struggling to ensure domestic consumers are offered terms that are even close to those available to export customers
Letter from Australia: Canberra’s gas vision in crisis
21 August 2020
Opposition politicians and media sniff blood over an economic revival strategy driven by natural gas, rather than renewables
Letter from Australia: Gas-fired recovery hits turbulence
10 July 2020
The Australian government’s vision is at risk of unravelling under intense scrutiny
Australian upstream rejects politicians’ call for A$4 gas
8 July 2020
Producers insist the costs of producing gas domestically—as well as prevailing spot prices—significantly exceed the historic benchmark price level
Arrow Energy hits Surat project target
24 April 2020
Co-owners Shell and PetroChina take FID, against the global trend, to cover looming Australian east coast supply shortfall and feed LNG exports
Asia’s state heavyweights hold firm on upstream spending
3 April 2020
With international oil prices at nearly two-decade lows, Asia’s oil and gas developers have begun to review their capex budgets as they strive to weather the downturn
Australia’s largest producers join the cutback bandwagon
2 April 2020
Developers have begun delaying new gas projects in response to oil price pressures and further capex cuts may be necessary
Australia rejoins road to shale riches
28 February 2020
Shale gas developers are beginning to ramp up their exploration efforts following the end of a freeze on fracking approvals in the Northern Territory
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