Licence Opens the Way for Gas Flow


Queensland’s first “domestic-only” gas supply moved a step closer with a licence awarded to start construction of a gas processing plant near Wandoan on the Western Downs. The State Government has issued a petroleum facility licence allowing Jemena to build a plant to process gas from Senex … [Read more...]

South-West Continues to Draw Gas Investment

Armour Energy

More gas development looms for the south-west, with Armour Energy and a Shell/Santos joint venture winning rights to explore more than 900 square kilometres of land near Surat. Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham says Armour had won a tender to explore 457 square kilometres of land 10 kilometre … [Read more...]

Gas Industry Fuels More Jobs


Toowoomba specialist gas industry supplier Easternwell, a Broadspectrum subsidiary, has snared a multi-million-dollar contract that will sustain more than 300 jobs and flow-on for other local businesses. That’s the word from Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham who says the … [Read more...]

Foot on The Gas

Armour Energy

Brisbane’s Armour Energy is the latest player to join Queensland’s potential domestic market gas suppliers after being awarded an authority to prospect for gas for the domestic market only in the Surat Basin. Mines Minister Anthony Lynham says the ATP meant Armour Energy could now seek out gas … [Read more...]

Queensland Gas Fuels Local Jobs

Central Petroleum

Gas from the Surat Basin will power one of Queensland’s largest manufacturing companies, supporting 400 jobs and boosting the state’s domestic gas security. Central Petroleum had been granted an Authority to Prospect – a condition being that gas – if produced – be sold only to the domestic … [Read more...]

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...]