New ground Released for Resource Projects


The largest amount of land released under the State’s exploration program has been showcased at Mines and Money Conference underway in Brisbane today. Mines Minster Anthony Lynham told the gathering that the Government is offering 43,250 km² for investors looking to invest in petroleum and gas … [Read more...]

Jobs, Investment and Domestic Gas

Gas Price Trends

$140m investment and agreement between Senex and infrastructure company Jemena will see fast tracking of the Atlas Gas Project on the western Downs. Senex says that that it has entered into an agreement with infrastructure company, which is expected to create 200 jobs with gas expected to be on … [Read more...]

Billons Bonanza

mining and gas sector

With more than $5 billion in mining deals secured in Queensland in the past six months observers are saying the mining and gas sector is on the road back and expected to revive and generate hundreds of jobs. It’s tipped also that there’s more to come with the wider benefits of the revival to be … [Read more...]

Gas Investment Flows

LNG industry

Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham has welcomed Santos’ next job-generating stage of the GLNG development near Injune. Santos today announced its decision to proceed with the $400 million-plus Arcadia gas development, which will create up to 300 construction jobs. “This is further fixed … [Read more...]

A New Gas Industry Snapshot


A new 19-page snapshot developed by the GasFields Commission has been released aimed at providing real facts about the operations of Queensland petroleum and gas industry. Data collection and dissemination was one of the recommendations of the Scott review into the GasFields Commission in 2016 … [Read more...]

Gas investment continues to flow


Santos today announced the successful commissioning and start-up of the Scotia CF1 project near Roma today. The project has created 400 jobs and has involved expanding Santos’ existing compression plant and infrastructure, more wells and Scotia project, which has been producing since … [Read more...]

Gas continues to flow in south-west


Leading gas producer Santos has gained rights to explore for more gas near Injune. Santos and its joint venture partners - TOTAL, Petronas, KOGAS and APLNG - has been awarded exploration rights to an 86 square kilometre area about 65 km north of Injune. Santos Executive Vice President, … [Read more...]

Santos Continues to Meet the Gas Supply Challenge

santos GLNG

Santos’ investment in the Roma East Field would mean jobs, business opportunities, and royalties for Queenslanders as well as more gas supply for the Australian market and for LNG exports… That’s the boast today from the company and the Minister for Mines. A $750 million gas expansion by … [Read more...]

More GAS needed – New Report

Gas Price Trends

The latest expert report shows there’s a need for more gas supply across Australia. The Gas Price Trends Review 2017 shows that Queensland had the lowest wholesale gas prices in Australia last year, but more gas is needed to drive down prices. The report released today shows prices for … [Read more...]

Boom, Boom – The Talk’s Back in the Room

Queensland’s Gasfields

Heads are turning, and financial chatter turned up a notch with reports that Queensland’s LNG projects have started to boom. Analysis from EnergyQuest, released this week shows that and the industry generated $2.5 billion in revenue in the last quarter, and forecasts that, Australia-wide, LNG … [Read more...]