Unhappy with the weight of research into the benefits, safety and scientific credentials of the coal seam gas industry, a supposedly independent think-tank has taken a swing at the credentials of the CSIRO. But it’s worth looking beyond the headline.
A single submission to the Northern Territory Government’s Draft Terms of Reference for the inquiry into hydraulic fracturing of onshore unconventional gas reservoirs has comprehensively undone the claims of activists about the supposed dangers of the industry.
Two sets of data from the country’s industry economist confirms the important role of natural gas in Australia’s energy mix – while at the same time starkly underlining the need to unlock new development.
ERIC Director Steve Wright responds to claims from musician John Butler about the safety and regulation of WA’s onshore gas industry.
Australia is a big step closer to pre-eminence in world liquefied natural gas (LNG) export markets with news that the last of six LNG plants in Queensland is now fully functional.
Queensland’s highest judicial body, the Court of Appeal, is the latest to rejected a vexatious activist action attempting to thwart an approved resources development project.
The wind might not be blowing in South Australia, but there is plenty of hot air in Western Australia. In his plan to win the election in March, WA Labor Party Leader Mark McGowan is attempting to drum up support in the form of an online petition for a segregated fracking ban within Western Australia […]
Two reports this week sparked some very different discussions about the best way to address man-made contribution to global warming
The renewable-energy lobby was quickly into gear this week as South Australia suffered another energy crisis – this time a blackout across the entire State.
Imminent supply crunch, or everything rosy. Whom do we believe? Industry groups, the ACCC and economic analysts agree Australia’s east coast needs to bring on more supply of natural gas or there is a crunch coming – for manufacturing, small business and consumers.
Co-existence of agriculture, tourism and natural gas development is no longer a concept – the proof is in the pudding in Queensland.
State and Federal Governments, manufacturers, unions, business and industry groups have all condemned the Andrews Government decision to extend the ban on natural gas development in Victoria and place a permanent ban on hydraulic fracturing.