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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...

New projects help gas exports boom to $17.9bn

Plenty of new projects across coastal Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia have triggered a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export boom. Australia’s LNG exports rose 37.7 per cent to...

460 workers cut from Darwin LNG project

At least 460 workers at Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin have been axed, construction contractor JKC has confirmed. JKC confirmed workers would be cut at the Ichthys Project Onshore LNG...

Coal Seam Gas

$80m gas pipeline project to create 170 jobs

A new $80 million gas pipeline project in southern Queensland would create 170 jobs. State Development Minister Anthony Lynham welcomed the announcement by APA, Australia’s largest natural gas...

Victoria bans unconventional gas exploration

In a national first, the Victorian Government today announced a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas, including fracking and coal seam gas. The permanent...

More than 800sq km for Queensland resources industry

More than 800 square kilometres of land has been set aside for the resources industry, as part of Queensland’s first exploration forward plan released today. Minister for State Development and...

Australian LNG exports surge more than 18% in June

Combined exports from Australia’s three LNG hubs surged 18.5 per cent in June, according to a recent report by EnergyQuest. The June Monthly LNG Report revealed total June output climbed to 3.6...

Coal Seam Gas

Anti-CSG group challenges well expansion in Queensland

The Western Downs Alliance has commenced legal proceedings against the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s approval of 6100 CSG wells in Queensland. The Santos GLNG Gas Field Development...

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