Underground Coal Gasification Banned

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A ban on underground coal gasification (UCG) in Queensland is now the letter of the law, following the successful passage of legislation in Parliament this week. UCG involves converting coal to a synthesized gas by burning coal underground. The syngas is processed on surface to create … [Read more...]

Energy Crisis Needs Urgent Action

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Federal Member for Maranoa David Littleproud is calling on the Queensland Government to urgently address its renewable energy targets. Mr Littleproud says vulnerable and hard-working Australians are the ones being hardest hit by unrealistic renewable energy targets and Maranoa residents and … [Read more...]

Your Chance to Buy In

Queensland’s Gasfields

Commerce Roma President, Mitch Greig will be one of the attendees at this weeks’ GasFields Forum and the organization is seeking members who have any issues or concerns that they would like raised, to let them know by close of business Wednesday. The Forum is being held Thursday and is the result … [Read more...]

Gasfields Commission Revamp

Queensland’s Gasfields

Queensland’s Gasfields Commission is set to be revamped to better serve landholders, communities during the next phase of gas development and production. State Development Minister Anthony Lynham says the proposed changes in legislation are part of a package of reforms recommended by an … [Read more...]

QFF Encourages a Money Saver

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Queensland farmers are being encouraged to sign up the Agricultural Tariff Trial to get a better understanding of their electricity usage and to save money on their electricity bill. Any farmers located in the Ergon Energy area can join the trial, with registrations closing Tuesday,2 May. The … [Read more...]

Power Trial Extended

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The application deadline for farmers to join a trial of off-peak and demand-based electricity tariffs has been extended to Tuesday, 2 May. Energy Minister Mark Bailey says the extension of the deadline was a result of the devastation and flooding which followed TC Debbie across much of regional … [Read more...]

Dumb and Dumber

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While local Council’s across regional and remote Queensland embrace, and encourage renewable and green energy production it seems they are leaps and bounds ahead of their city counterparts. One a local South East Queensland Council has knocked back a green energy project capable of producing … [Read more...]