The final report of the Federal Government’s review of the Petroleum Resources Rent Tax (PRRT) is out, recognising the importance of stable policy settings for investment decisions.
Anti-gas activists throw up all sorts of unsubstantiated claims to frighten people about natural gas development, including the use of hydraulic fracturing – a well-understood and readily managed gasflow stimulation techniqu
A survey by The Age/The Sydney Morning Herald this week found that most economists did not agree that the Government’s planned intervention in the liquid natural gas (LNG) export market was good policy.
There are calls for gas pipelines to be built across the length and breadth of the country as multiple parties jockey for positions in the race to offer solutions to the current energy issues.
When wind generation hit near-record levels in South Australia recently, it was still gas that rode to the rescue.
When all else fails in activist land, a favoured tactic is to recast and re-release the same claims in a different format.