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King calls for collaboration on govt initiatives
16th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government has urged the oil and gas sectors to partner with the government to scale-up Australia’s net zero ambitions, while the government works to implement a range of recently... 


Appea proposes Net Zero Zones in new report
15th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report developed by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) and supported by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has... 


Sapia executive director Avhapfani Tshifularo
Fuel industry does not foresee loadshedding-induced diesel shortages this winter
15th May 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) is not anticipating a domestic diesel supply crunch this winter as a result of a spike in generator-related demand, despite ongoing warnings... 


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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
12th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Renergen, through its subsidiary Tetra4, has signed agreements with transport company Timelink to supply Liquefied Natural Gas and displace a significant portion of diesel in Timelink's line-haul... 


Manufacturing production down 1.1% y/y in March
11th May 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

Manufacturing production decreased by 1.1% year-on-year in March, with the petroleum, chemical products, rubber and plastic products and ·textiles, clothing, leather and footwear being the largest... 


A$126m to be spent of forward planning at SWIS
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian state government has allocated A$126-million to kickstart early network planning, following the release of a landmark report into the future of the state’s main electricity... 


WA seeks to streamline mining approvals
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Western Australian government has released a discussion paper that seeks to simplify the approval processes for Western Australia's mining sector. The proposed Mining Development and Closure... 


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NT budget unveils magnitude of mining contribution
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Northern Territory Budget has revealed that mining continued to be the largest contributor to the economy, with 31.7% of gross state product (GSP) sourced from the sector in 2021-22. In its... 


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Resources drives Budget to surplus
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The federal Budget had delivered a A$4.2-billion surplus, a significant turnaround from the A$32-billion deficit unveiled last year, with the government announcing a range of investments to fund... 


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Aus to invest A$2bn on hydrogen future
10th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian government has unveiled a A$2-billion investment into a new Hydrogen Headstart program to scale up development of Australia’s renewable hydrogen industry. Climate Change and Energy... 


TNPA seeking LPG terminal developer, operator for the Port of Cape Town
9th May 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is calling on interested parties to respond to a request for proposals (RFP) for a suitable terminal operator to finance, design, build and operate a... 


Qld Parliament faces hydrogen legislation
9th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Gas Supply and Other Legislation (Hydrogen Industry Development) Amendment Bill 2023 has been introduced to the Queensland Parliament, in an effort to ensure Queensland has the policy settings... 


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Govt reveals PRRT changes
8th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers has announced changes to the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT), saying it would deliver a fairer return to the Australian community from their natural resources.... 


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Resources sector welcomes Qld CSG support
5th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The resources sector has welcomed the Queensland government’s response to the GasField Commission Queensland (GFCQ) Report into coal seam gas- (CSG-) induced subsidence. The state government this... 


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WA places second in global mine rankings
5th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Western Australia has been labelled as the world’s second most attractive jurisdiction of mining investment, following Nevada, in the Fraser Institute’s latest Annual Survey of Mining Companies.... 


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Sinopec Xinjiang Kuqa green hydrogen pilot project, China
5th May 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation plan to build a hydrogen production plant, which will use large-scale photovoltaic power generation. 


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NT opens Beetaloo up for development
4th May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Northern Territory government has green-lit the development of the Beetaloo Sub-basin after taking on-board 135 recommendations made in the 2018 Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing.... 


Santos extends PNG LNG deal talks with Kumul
1st May 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Santos has extended its exclusivity period with Papua New Guinea (PNG) national oil and gas company Kumul Petroleum Holdings over the sale of a 5% stake in the PNG liquefied... 


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Woodside urges fiscal stability at AGM
28th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Oil and gas major Woodside has warned that fiscal uncertainty in Australia could prevent the company from making further investments. Speaking at the company’s annual general meeting,... 


TotalEnergies says Mozambique LNG restart complicated by cost disagreements
28th April 2023 By: Reuters

The restart of TotalEnergies' $20-billion Mozambique liquefied natural gas (LNG) project is being complicated by disagreements with contractors over extra costs, the company said on Thursday. The... 


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Appea warns Gas Code could hinder investment
27th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (Appea) has expressed concern around the proposed mandatory code of conduct (Gas Code), saying that while it recognises the critical... 


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Resource sales in WA reach record heights
26th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Western Australia’s resource industry exports reached a record high of A$246-billion in 2022. Resources sales for 2022 were up A$15-billion from 2021 based on annual data released by the... 


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Report highlights LNG investment potential for treasury
26th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

A new report by advisory firm Wood Mackenzie, has estimated that Australia’s state and federal governments would benefit from A$100-billion in taxation receipts from gas export projects over the... 


Oiling the cogs that fuel agriculture: Engen partners with Nampo 
25th April 2023

As a progressive energy and solutions partner that is firmly committed to enriching lives for a sustainable future, Engen will once again partner with Grain SA as a proud sponsor at Nampo Harvest... 


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Diesel price set for cut next week, but petrol may get pricier
24th April 2023 By: News24Wire

The wholesale diesel price looks set for a cut on Wednesday next week, but petrol may become pricier. Based on the latest oil and rand prices, the latest data from the Central Energy Fund shows... 


Sibanye-Stillwater chairperson Dr Vincent Maphai and CEO Neal Froneman.
Sibanye-Stillwater’s integrated report highlights green metals spread
24th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

Sibanye-Stillwater Integrated Report 2022 published today highlights the company’s clinching of minerals resources and reserves in the critical metals arena while maintaining minerals positions in... 


Congo’s landlocked oil lacks options as Total says pipeline full
24th April 2023 By: Bloomberg

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s vision of earning billions of dollars in revenue from dozens of landlocked oil blocks will remain distant without a connection to a lone export route to be... 


Mining lithium in abandoned oil fields for tomorrow's EVs
21st April 2023 By: Bloomberg

Chris Doornbos pulled up to Alberta’s foundational oil field in a baby-blue Tesla Model Y, a not-so-subtle nod to a new world order. It was a crisp January afternoon in Canada’s top-polluting... 


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Oil & gas producers facing A$16bn tax bill - Appea
21st April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Taxes from the Australian oil and gas industry are set to reach A$16.26-billion during 2022-23, up from A$6.46-billion last financial year the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration... 


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Woodside production tumbles in first quarter
21st April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Energy major Woodside has reported a 9% decline in production during the three months to March, compared with the previous quarter on the back of turnaround and maintenance activities. The... 


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M&D acquires specialist bulk tankage contractor Efficient TROTECH
21st April 2023

M&D Construction Group has acquired 100% of Efficient TROTECH, the country’s leading supplier of bulk tank design, procurement and construction services to the petrochemical and energy industries.... 


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Mad Dog Phase 2 project, US Gulf of Mexico – update
21st April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Production has started. 


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Virginia gas project, South Africa – update
21st April 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The construction and commissioning of the gas gathering pipeline is complete and in operation. 


CCUS and gas has big role in net zero - study
20th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

While new analysis has highlighted the need for natural gas and large carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) in Australia’s race to net zero, there would be very little space for nuclear... 


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O'Neill cautions on new taxes
20th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The CEO of oil and gas major Woodside, Meg O’Neill has urged the federal government to carefully consider the implications of tax changes to the oil and gas industry. Speaking at the National... 


Buru considers LNG for Rafael
18th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

ASX-listed Buru Energy has demonstrated that a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility was a viable option for its Rafael gas and condensate resource in the Canning Basin. Buru told... 


US-Africa duty free programme has had mixed results – trade panel report
18th April 2023 By: Reuters

A major US trade preference program for Sub-Saharan Africa has been successful for developing the region's apparel sector in selected countries, but its benefits are not widespread throughout all... 


Report highlights sequestration potential
18th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (Appea) has welcomed a paper by the Climate Change Authority (CCA) highlighting the need and opportunity for sequestration in... 


Hive Hydrogen South Africa executive chairperson Thulani Gcabashe.
Green hydrogen investment pledge hits conference’s top spot at R105bn
17th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The investment into green hydrogen was the biggest investment pledge by far to be announced at the fifth South African Investment Conference (SAIC) in Sandton. The R105-billion energy investment... 


SA Mining Map published by AmaranthCX and 1Map.
Public sector opacity, emerging private sector silence are curbing mining’s growth prospects
14th April 2023 By: Martin Creamer

The lack of public sector transparency and emerging private sector silence from companies opting not to list are combining to limit South Africa’s knowledge of the mining sector, and thus curb its... 


Gear business driven by sustainability
14th April 2023

Pinpointing climate change as possibly the most serious challenge humankind has ever had to tackle, SEW-EURODRIVE has for many years pursued a sustainability agenda that is applied across every... 


Framework released to assist in lithium exploration in WA
14th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

The Geological Survey of Western Australia (GSWA) and the Minerals Research Institute of Western Australia (MRIWA) have released a new technical framework that could assist in optimising the... 


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IGO secures land for PCAM plans
14th April 2023 By: Esmarie Iannucci

Battery metals company IGO on Friday told shareholders that the company had secured land in Kwinana from the Western Australian government for its proposed integrated battery material (IBM)... 


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