Woodside signs Hydrogen MOU with Tasmanian Government

WOODSIDE Energy Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the State of Tasmania that outlines the Tasmanian Government’s support for the proposed H2TAS project, a renewable hydrogen production facility at Bell Bay that capitalises on the State’s advantage

Industry welcome WA EPA greenhouse guidelines

THE Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority’s Environmental Factor Guideline – Greenhouse Gas Emissions reflects a more pragmatic and workable approach to emissions management than those previously proposed. APPEA chief executive, Andrew McConville, said implementation of the guideline by the EPA

APPEA 2020 postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak

THE Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association has elected to postpone its 2020 APPEA Conference in Perth due to Coronavirus concerns. In a statement the Association said that: “Due to recent events involving the COVID-19 Corona Virus, we regret to

Equinor backs out of Bight drilling programme

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has informed Australian authorities of its decision to discontinue its controversial exploration drilling plan (Stromlo-1) in the Ceduna sub-basin, offshore South Australia. The company announced that following a holistic review of its exploration portfolio, it has

Australian oil and gas sector applauds deregulation measures

AUSTRALIA’S oil and gas industry has welcomed the recent announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to deliver new deregulation measures for Australian businesses. Mr Morrison announced the development of a digital environmental approvals process and database aimed at reducing the

APA’s Darling Downs Solar Farm opens

ONE of Australia’s largest solar farms, APA Group’s Darling Downs Solar Farm, has been officially opened by Queensland Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy the Honourable Dr Anthony Lynham MP. The farm, a photovoltaic generation facility comprising 423,360 solar