Activists opposed to natural gas development often try to paint LNG export industry in Queensland as some kind of bogey used to increase gas prices.
The Federal Government has this week been urged to intervene to stop Victoria’s imminent closure of the Hazelwood power statio
Recent commentary has brought changes to the PRRT situation into focus – and exposed the bias and logical flaws in much of the pro-change commentary.
This week, regional anti-gas activists have found a new frontier in pushing out protest material thinly disguised as the high school science curriculum.
New South Wales’ activists have again been rebuffed in their attempts to thwart a water recycling plant in northern NSW.
Three Governments have made telling choices in the past three weeks – each confirming that Australia’s path to lower emissions lies in a combination of gas and renewable energy.
While batteries and the new Energy Plan dominated the headlines, underpinning South Australia’s suite of energy solutions is gas, and lots of it.
The New South Wales Government is going out of its way to ensure the local community and all stakeholders have their chance to have their say and are fully informed about the proposed coal-seam gas project in Narrabri, in north-west NSW.
There’s more independent proof today that the shackles need to come off the gas industry to allow development to meet demand for gas-fired generation, before the lights go out.
When the Prime Minister sits down with gas industry leaders to try to work out a way to alleviate the imminent east coast gas supply crunch, he will probably have to begin with an acknowledgement that the situation is no surprise to the Federal Government or the eastern state governments.
International Gas Union, 2016
“Natural gas is clearly the most effective partner for clean energy, merely one of a number of qualities of natural gas that make it a pivotal element of the global energy mix today and tomorrow."
While activists in Western Australia rope in celebrities, including former politicians and prominent authors to spruik a series of unsubstantiated claims about the alleged dangers of the gas industry, another set of data points to the benefits of natural gas to the environment.