Gas Shale

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.

Australia must lift restrictions on gas development and adopt the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) in order to save the local industry, according to Dow Chemical.

University of Western Australia (UWA) research designed to help recognise the potential of unconventional oil and gas in tight rocks has received $290,000 in Federal Government funding.

CSIRO’s Gas Industry Social and Environmental Research Alliance (GISERA) has partnered with the Northern Territory Government to conduct baseline measurement and monitoring of methane emissions.

Galilee shows potential


The Galilee Basin in Queensland could become a new source of gas for the east coast after coal seam and conventional gas deposits were located in the region.

Armour begins hydraulic stimulation at Myall Creek


Armour Energy has started performing multi-stage hydraulic stimulation services at the Myall Creek 4A well located within PL511 in the Kincora Gas Project.

Following the Northern Territory Government’s decision to lift its moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, the NT’s Beetaloo Sub-basin has been selected as the third and final region to be assessed by the Geological and Bioregional Assessment Program.

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) has urged Western Australia to lift its ban on hydraulic fracturing following the Northern Territory’s decision this week.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has used her speech at the National Governors Association winter meeting in Washington D.C. to call for more gas development.

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