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LNG underpinning sustainable growth in Australian exports

While uncertainty overhangs numerous elements of the Australian economy in 2017, one area is set for sure, substantial and sustained growth: liquid natural gas.

 Natural gas is formed from the decomposed remains of plant and organic material.

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Growing need for gas, good leadership and action

The message from federal Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg is clear: the States need to do more to develop and foster a secure energy future for us all.

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UK activists ordered to stop their misleading claims

Australian anti-gas activists seem to share something in common with their colleagues in Britain – disinterest in facts and disregard for the law.

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Old claims about health impacts still don’t add up

Old claims about the supposed impact of the coal seam gas industry on human health have resurfaced this week – with the one constant being the fact that no matter how many times the claims are made, they still don’t stack up.

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Gas delivers jobs and investment, cuts emissions

Just one of many instances in the USA, where the shale gas boom has brought back jobs and investment and simultaneously cut carbon emissions by replacing coal-fired electricity with gas energy.

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COAG agree on need for gas

The country currently stands at a crossroad. While some states (namely Victoria) oppose an industry which offers real benefits to communities, others promote, foster and prosper from it.

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Dimock Pennsylvania is no “wasteland”

ERIC Director Steve Wright writes from Pennsylvania in the heart of one of the US’s most productive shale regions.

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No bull: agriculture, not fossil fuels, behind methane spike

Farting cows and increasing agricultural production, not fracking, are thought to be behind a recorded spike in global methane emissions according to new research published this week.

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South Australia boosts exploration figures

South Australia has seen $34.8 million spent on exploration by oil and gas companies which employed more than 3,000 South Australians.