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APPEA Says Great Australian Bight Exploration Vital for Jobs, Investments
Friday, September 16, 2016The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) warns that banning exploration in the Great Australian Bight will have adverse impact on jobs and investments.

APPEA: New Australian Exploration Spending Data is an Urgent Wake-Up Call
Tuesday, September 06, 2016The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) says the latest official data on petroleum exploration spending is an urgent wake-up call for state governments and industry.

Australia's Gas Paradox: Supply Crunch Looms Despite Rich Reserves
Monday, August 15, 2016Australia is on track to become the world's biggest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter by 2019 yet faces a looming shortage at home as states restrict new drilling onshore and cash-strapped oil and gas companies cut spending.

APPEA Warns Expansion of WA Gas Reservation Policy Would Destroy Jobs
Thursday, August 11, 2016The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) says expansion of Western Australia's gas reservation policy would destroy jobs and investments, undermine state's finances and reduce gas volume for local use.

Australia's PM Names Josh Frydenberg as Minister for Environment and Energy
Tuesday, July 19, 2016Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, fresh from a narrow general election victory, appoints Josh Frydenberg as Minister for the Environment and Energy.

Australian O&G Industry Welcomes Govt's Funding for Onshore Gas Research
Monday, June 06, 2016The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association says the industry welcomes the government's $2.9 million commitment to CISRO to conduct social and environmental research around local natural gas development.

Russell: Australian LNG Sector Knows Its Enemies, But Not How To Fight Them
Monday, June 06, 2016It should be a golden age for Australia's liquefied natural gas producers as they sit on the cusp of becoming the world's largest supplier of the fuel that holds the largest growth potential among its fossil rivals.

APPEA Urges Australia's NT to Invest in Onshore Gas Projects, Create Jobs
Wednesday, May 25, 2016The Australia Petroleum and Production Exploration Association urges Australia's Northern Territory to invest in onshore gas projects to create new jobs for the state economy.

APPEA Says Urgency Needed to Address Decline in Queensland's Exploration
Thursday, May 19, 2016The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association says there is an urgent need to address the severe decline in exploration activity in Queensland, Australia.

Australian LNG Exports Face Restrictions In Labor Party Plan
Wednesday, May 18, 2016New liquefied natural gas projects in Australia, which is forecast to become the world's largest exporter of the fuel, may need to set aside supplies for domestic use under a policy proposed by the opposition Labor Party.

Great Australian Bight May Generate $765M in N/T Exploration Spending
Friday, April 29, 2016Australia's APPEA says the industry may spend more than $765 million on near-term exploration work if current plans to develop the Great Australian Bight resources were approved.

APPEA Urges Governments in Eastern Australia to Encourage Gas Investments
Friday, March 11, 2016The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association urges state governments in eastern Australia to encourage investment to meet projected gas shortages in the region.

Chevron Commences Production at Australia's $54B Gorgon LNG Project
Tuesday, March 08, 2016Chevron commences first liquefied natural gas production at the $54 billion Gorgon Project on Barrow Island, off Western Australia.

Australian O&G Industry Body APPEA Re-elects Bruce Lake as Chairman
Friday, November 27, 2015The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) re-elected Bruce Lake and Richard Owen as its chairman and vice chairman, respectively.

APPEA Says Australia Doesn't Need New Parliamentary Inquiry Into Gas Sector
Friday, November 13, 2015The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association says Australia does not need another politically motivated and costly parliamentary inquiry into the local natural gas industry.

APPEA Welcomes Josh Frydenberg as Australia's Minister for Energy
Monday, September 21, 2015APPEA welcomes Josh Frydenberg's appointment as minister with responsibility for the energy industry, while highlighting the importance of reforms to lift productivity and cut regulatory costs.

APPEA Says Shale Gas Moratorium Calls in NT Put Jobs, Revenue at Risk
Tuesday, September 15, 2015APPEA says that calls for a moratorium on shale exploration and hydraulic fracturing in Australia's Northern Territory may cost up to 6,300 jobs and $328 million.

APPEA Says WA Labor's Call for Moratorium on Fracking Jeopardizes Jobs
Monday, August 31, 2015APPEA says the Western Australian Labor Party is jeopardizing jobs and investments in the state's oil and gas industry by calling for a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.

APPEA Supports Call by Productivity Commission for Workplace Reforms
Wednesday, August 05, 2015APPEA supports the call by the Productivity Commission in Australia for workplace reforms, especially for oil and gas development projects.

APPEA Names Malcolm Roberts as Chief Executive
Wednesday, May 13, 2015The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association names Malcolm Roberts as chief executive to succeed David Byers.

APPEA Seeks New Chief Executive as David Byers Resigns to Join BHP Billiton
Friday, January 16, 2015The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association is recruiting a new chief executive after David Byers resigned to join BHP Billiton.

APPEA Welcomes Carbon Tax Repeal, Boost for Australian LNG Exporters
Thursday, July 17, 2014Australia's industry association APPEA welcomes the Australian Senate's vote to repeal the carbon tax as it removes a cost burden for the country's liquefied natural gas exporters.

Russell: Australian LNG Investment Is At Risk, But Not As Much As Feared
Tuesday, April 08, 2014The Australian oil and gas industry is telling everybody that a second wave of investment in LNG plants is at risk unless labor and regulatory costs are cut.

APPEA Strongly Supports Legislation for Montara Well Leak Inquiry
Wednesday, September 09, 2009APPEA strongly supports the legislation to provide for an inquiry into the Montara well leak, introduced into Parliament today by the Minister for Resources and Energy, the Hon Martin Ferguson AO MP.

Australia Launches Drive to Attract Oil & Gas Professionals
Friday, February 27, 2004An initiative to achieve greater success in attracting, retaining and encouraging the specialist workforce needed to drive Australia's massive oil and gas industry into the future, has been released.