Category - Oil & Gas

PM meeting with gas bosses

Gas bosses sacrifice profit for domestic consumption

In the midst of a potential gas supply crisis, the nation’s gas industry leaders have listened to the Prime Minister’s plea for cheaper and more reliable gas supplies for domestic use...

Senex Energy Silverstar

$15m gas exploration announced in Cooper Basin

An Australian oil and gas producer will soon start a $15 million gas exploration operation in South Australia’s Cooper Basin. Senex Energy will begin drilling its Silver Star-1 gas exploration...

Woodside Petroleum Pluto LNG

Find out how much mining bosses made in 2016

QMEB can reveal how much mining executives made in 2016 at a petroleum exploration and production company. Executive remunerations at Woodside Petroleum have been varied for the past year with both...

Origin Energy gas

Energy giant cops $1.68b loss blaming oil prices

One of the nation’s largest energy producers is fuming about low oil prices that caused the company to lose $1.68 billion after tax in the first half of the financial year. Origin Energy blames...

UQ bentonite plug

Cheaper and safer way to plug wells revealed

Plugging decommissioned oil and gas wells may become safer and more economical with a solution championed by leading researchers. A team from the University of Queensland (UQ) Centre for Coal Seam...

Anthony Lynham gas fuel

Tenders called for CSG Pilot Project in the Surat Basin

Energy producers will soon express interest in mining coal-seam gas (CSG) in Queensland’s Surat Basin, potentially creating hundreds of new jobs. The Queensland Department of Natural Resources and...

Anthony Lynham mining

Pilot exploration project coming to Surat Basin

Queensland’s coal-seam gas rich Surat Basin yields a new opportunity for a pilot exploration project that could create hundreds of jobs. The State Government recently agreed to release about 58...