Licence Opens the Way for Gas Flow


Queensland’s first “domestic-only” gas supply moved a step closer with a licence awarded to start construction of a gas processing plant near Wandoan on the Western Downs. The State Government has issued a petroleum facility licence allowing Jemena to build a plant to process gas from Senex … [Read more...]

A Gas for Christmas


Queensland has given the green light to a new Surat Basin based project which will see more gas made available for the domestic market. Energy Minister Dr Anthony Lynham says that an Authority to Prospect has today, been granted to Santos and Shell for their Surat Basin joint Venture. Last … [Read more...]

More Gas Exploration on the Way

Queensland’s Gasfields

More than 6600 square kilometres of unexplored land in gas-rich Queensland is to be opened up for exploration – more than 900km2 of it. The Government has invited companies to bid for the right to explore for gas south-west of Chinchilla in the Bowen and Surat basins. This is the fourth … [Read more...]

Gas Contracts for Western Downs

Shell QGC

Up to 350 jobs, plus contracts for local suppliers, will flow on the Western Downs over the next two years from the latest Queensland natural gas expansion according to the State Government. Mines Minister Anthony Lynham has welcomed the Shell QGC venture’s announcement of Project Goog-a-binge, … [Read more...]

Gas Industry Fuels More Jobs


Toowoomba specialist gas industry supplier Easternwell, a Broadspectrum subsidiary, has snared a multi-million-dollar contract that will sustain more than 300 jobs and flow-on for other local businesses. That’s the word from Natural Resources and Mines Minister Anthony Lynham who says the … [Read more...]

Foot on The Gas

Armour Energy

Brisbane’s Armour Energy is the latest player to join Queensland’s potential domestic market gas suppliers after being awarded an authority to prospect for gas for the domestic market only in the Surat Basin. Mines Minister Anthony Lynham says the ATP meant Armour Energy could now seek out gas … [Read more...]

Queensland Gas Fuels Local Jobs

Central Petroleum

Gas from the Surat Basin will power one of Queensland’s largest manufacturing companies, supporting 400 jobs and boosting the state’s domestic gas security. Central Petroleum had been granted an Authority to Prospect – a condition being that gas – if produced – be sold only to the domestic … [Read more...]

New ground Released for Resource Projects


The largest amount of land released under the State’s exploration program has been showcased at Mines and Money Conference underway in Brisbane today. Mines Minster Anthony Lynham told the gathering that the Government is offering 43,250 km² for investors looking to invest in petroleum and gas … [Read more...]

Jobs, Investment and Domestic Gas

Gas Price Trends

$140m investment and agreement between Senex and infrastructure company Jemena will see fast tracking of the Atlas Gas Project on the western Downs. Senex says that that it has entered into an agreement with infrastructure company, which is expected to create 200 jobs with gas expected to be on … [Read more...]