Australia Exclusives


The company’s managing director, Stuart Nicholls, spoke with Hart Energy about its record-breaking Jaws-1 well and why it sets new horizons in Australia.


The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) said the report should encourage the immediate suspension of the hydraulic fracturing moratorium in the Northern Territory.

APPEA Extols East Australia Virtues But Lashes The West

Association’s chief urges states to back off fracking inquiries to facilitate greater supply in the east.

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Speaking at SEAAOOC, Santos’ Kevin Gallagher said Australia should encourage shale gas development to drive down energy prices.

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A legislative move designed to shore up energy supplies will be triggered only when a shortage has been identified and will apply to export operations, Matt Canavan said.

Proposal for coast-to-coast gas pipeline mocked; shipping LNG from west to east called cheaper.

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Beach Energy, Santos, Strike and Senex have been named recipients of AU$24 million in grants from the South Australian government.

Australia-based, but Alaska-focused 88 Energy was Australian Stock Index star as the country’s oil and gas sector climbed out of a very deep hole.

LNG production, particularly in Australia and the U.S., ramps up, while demand takes a hit. How will the global LNG market react?

The Northern Territory government has shot down Palatine Energy’s plans to extract tight oil in the Watarrka national park, a move company managing director David Falvey has described as profoundly disappointing.

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Having received shareholder approval for American Energy Partners’s US$130 million farm‐out in Australia, the Oklahoma City-based company's proportional bid for 13.62% of each Armour share priced at 25 cents will now proceed.

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A ban on fracking by the Western Australia Labor Party would hold until it was shown that fracking doesn't compromise the environment, groundwater, public health or contribute adversely to climate change.