People & Policy Policy updates

Former Dow CEO: why are we ignoring gas?

The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) is a step in the right direction, but more work is needed to fix the gas market and lower electricity costs, according to former Chairman and CEO of Dow Chemical Andrew Liveris.

A panel of energy, technology and policy leaders, including Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel, have identified hydrogen as potentially the next major export opportunity for Australian energy industry.

Regardless of the outcome of the current push to decrease energy prices, major energy investors are desperate for policy stability, according to Shell Australia Chairman Zoe Yujnovich.

Moratoriums on gas development in states around Australia must be lifted to help drive down energy prices, according to Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg.

APA approves CKI offer

The bid by a Hong-Kong consortium led by CK Infrastructure (CKI) to acquire APA Group has been accepted by the Australian company.

Labor calls for investment inclusion in NEG

The Labor party said in order for it to support the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), the policy needed to include more investment in energy projects.

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Energy Council needs to approve the Energy Security Board’s framework for the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), according to a group of energy stakeholders.

The CEO of Australia’s largest gas retailer said the company supports benchmark pricing, rather than the regulated price preferred by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

The government and the gas industry must take action to increase gas supply to the domestic market in order to lower prices, according to a new report from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).

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