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Bigger pay-packets in CSG communities

People in New South Wales are being comprehensively misled by activists hell-bent on stopping a badly needed natural gas development at Narrabri, in the State’s north-west.

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Gas industry looking after business, onshore and offshore

Two major landmarks for Australia’s natural gas industry this week further underlined the way the industry is firing economic growth and meeting the demands of both overseas and domestic customers.

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North-west NSW pipeline survey work is properly authorised

There has been a flurry of activity on social media this week trying to accuse gas pipeline survey workers of trespass and suggesting police were considering arresting them.

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Australian gas helping cut future carbon emissions

Natural gas will be a growing part of the world’s energy mix for decades to come, according to the latest analysis by the International Energy Agency.

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Queensland gas continuing to grow

On the topic of natural gas supply, Queensland continues to deliver for Australia’s populous south-eastern states. NSW and Victoria are the biggest consumers of gas by far – hundreds of thousands of manufacturing jobs depend on natural gas, as do tens of thousands of small businesses and millions of consumers.

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Power prices fall as SA embraces natural gas

Wholesale electricity prices have been falling in South Australia – a state previously burdened with the highest prices in the world.

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Issues in issues paper already addressed

While most West Australians have come to terms that their Government is running a second inquiry into hydraulic fracturing – all at the taxpayers’ expense mind you – we were surprised to see that many of the issues and concerns raised in the Government’s Issues Paper have already been detailed in several previous scientific reports and inquiries.

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Renewables enjoy extraordinary growth in past 9 years

Anyone suggesting the path to the renewable energy future is being somehow blocked by industry or political “dinosaurs” needs to take a good look at the facts, both on cost and the rapid rise of renewable energy.

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Strong economic benefits available in NT gas

Another independent economic analysis has confirmed the strong contribution onshore shale gas development could contribute to the Northern Territory.