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.
Queensland Premier Anastasia Palacszuk declared this week that Australia’s East Coast needs to produce more gas – and then backed up her words with an announcement of expanded exploration opportunities.
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.
Recent data released by Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG), operated by Origin Energy, has shown the flow of gas from the Condamine River seeps has fallen considerably to the lowest levels recorded.
‘Gas prices, supply on the mend: watchdog.’ That was the heading in The Age this week, as the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission provided insight into the state of play in the East Coast gas market.
People in New South Wales are being comprehensively misled by activists hell-bent on stopping a badly needed natural gas development at Narrabri, in the State’s north-west.
On the topic of natural gas supply, Queensland continues to deliver for Australia’s populous south-eastern states. NSW and Victoria are the biggest consumers of gas by far – hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs depend on natural gas, as do tens of thousands of small businesses and millions of consumers.