Corporate Social Responsibility is a now a mainstream, well-practised undertaking by both small and large companies in our communities – and it makes sense for companies to give back – through employment, royalties, community grants and the like.
The Climate Council’s latest manifesto is a recipe for higher power prices and more blackouts. It ignores real-life issues in favour of a dim ideological determination to shut down the use of fossil fuels. At a time when South Australia’s power grid has the least reliability in the nation, the Climate Council wants the Federal…
Queensland natural gas producers continue to show their willingness to make major investments to increase supply for the tight East Coast gas market.
Yesterday’s announcement of a $100 million natural gas supply deal between Santos and a new zinc mine is a big win for Queensland jobs, the environment and royalties to Government.
Another step toward greater customer confidence in the Australian natural gas market has been achieved this week, with the implementation of new disclosure rules for pipeline transportation costs.
Next week the Northern Territory inquiry into hydraulic fracturing will begin its last phase of hearings and community forums. It is an important last phase – for the NT and for Australia.
Historically, state governments are upbeat if they sense a potential development project that could employ people and lower prices for a widely used commodity – especially if private enterprise is willing to take the risk and pay for that development.
The Australian natural gas industry has started 2018 with a smashing triple play: Rising exports, steady domestic supply and lower prices for domestic customers. The latest research by Energy Quest describes the three elements thus: Record exports from the set of three liquefied natural gas plants at Gladstone, Queensland Sustained domestic supply (on east and…