Posts In: Perth Basin

21 March 2016
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Australia’s gas exploration and production opportunities

With international LNG exports and domestic consumption increasing the demand for Australian gas, significant opportunities exist for the local sector. Gas Today takes a look at what will be driving the next wave of exploration and development.

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26 January 2016
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AWE sells US shale assets for $AUD271 million

Mid-cap explorer AWE Limited is set to sell its US shale assets in order to tip additional capital into its Waitsia gas project in Western Australia.

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23 November 2015
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AWE performing well in testing market conditions: Phillips

AWE chairman Bruce Phillips has used the company’s recent AGM to assure shareholders that his company’s condition is far better off than what market figures suggest.

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29 October 2015
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Oil and gas and farming industries endorse new coexistence framework in WA

Farmers and petroleum companies in Western Australia have drawn up a model agreement to support agricultural productivity in areas being explored for onshore gas.

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16 September 2015
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Will WA’s new shale, tight gas regulations stand the test?

Western Australia now has some of the most stringent well integrity and resource management conditions in Australia for its gas industry, following the introduction of new regulations on 1 July 2015.

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31 August 2015
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APPEA, Gary Gray reject WA Labor gas moratorium bid

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association has accused the Western Australian opposition party of jeopardising jobs and investment in the State’s oil and gas industry, following the party’s call for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.

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16 July 2015
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Native Title process begins for new unconventional permit

Unconventional Resources has been selected as the preferred applicant for a new Perth Basin permit in Western Australia.

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11 December 2014
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Disappointing E&P results cast doubt over Australia’s unconventional operations

Australia needs, now more than ever, a liquids-rich play to commence widespread and commercial unconventional development in the country, says an analyst from research and consulting firm GlobalData.

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28 May 2013
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Steer clear of North American shale comparisons – more consideration required for Aust: RISC

Much more is required to understand unconventional gas development in Australia than simply super-imposing the North American shale gas experience, independent oil and gas advisory company RISC has told the annual Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference in Brisbane.

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6 August 2010
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Western Australia – an economy built on gas

Western Australia is the nation’s largest producer and consumer of natural gas. As production rates decline in current gas fields, new developments are required to meet increasing demand from both domestic and international markets. Balancing the needs of gas producers and the state’s biggest gas consumers is an ongoing process in Western Australia.

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