Santos managing director and chief executive officer Kevin Gallagher claims the proposed Narrabri coal seam gas (CSG) project could fill an important niche for the domestic gas market on the east coast of Australia.
CIMIC Group has won a $90 million contract with Australia Pacific LNG to deliver over 300 coal seam gas wells in the Surat Basin, Queensland.
Sydney-based AJ Lucas Group has confirmed media speculation that a recent non-binding takeover offer for its drilling division came from Mitchell Services.
A new Australian-developed technology could make an important contribution to solving the country’s gas crisis by improving production rates and removing many of the environmental impacts associated with traditional fracking, according to the technology’s licensee, V2H Australia.
Water produced when coal seam gas (CSG) is extracted from below ground can be safely re-injected hundreds of metres underground, according to new CSIRO research.
The energy sector is dealing with a complex mix of relationships between consumer trends, global commodity markets, and state, federal and industry regulation.
Queensland’s government has banned coal gasification due to ‘its environmental impact’. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr. Anthony Lynham announced the immediate ban, committing to bring out a legislated ban before the end of this year. “We have looked at the evidence from the pilot-operation of UCG and we’ve considered the compatibility of the … Continue reading QLD government bans coal gasification
New coal seam gas field testing of Tight Radius Drilling (TRD) technology at an operation in the Bowen Basin is delivering successful results.
The Victorian opposition has said a current ban on fracking should be extended until at least 2020, raising concerns from the state’s industry.
Platts’ Gareth Carpenter and Ross McCracken discuss methods coal miners are using to lift the industry out of the ‘coaldrums’.
The University of Queensland has unveiled a new online directory that tracks onshore gas development in Australia and overseas.
As the coal seam gas debate heats up, is it just another round in the battle for resources?
A man has been charged by Queensland Police for making threatening Facebook posts aimed at QGC employees.
All coal seam gas exploration assessments in NSW will soon be handled by the Office of Coal Seam Gas, to relieve regulatory complexities.
CSG protests in Gloucester took an ugly turn this week as AGL started fracking at its Waukivory pilot project.
The Federal Government has approved Arrow Energy’s EIS for its massive coal seam gas pipeline.
A six month moratorium on new CSG exploration in NSW has been extended for 12 months.
A new survey in QLD’s CSG regions have revealed interesting community responses to the industry.
Clough has been awarded the the front end engineering design contract for Arrow Energy’s Bowen CSG project in Queensland.
Opposition has arisen over AGL receiving approvals for its Gloucester coal seam gas pilot program.