By signing an agreement with the big three producers, the government has effectively made the east coast gas shortage evaporate. But there's no guarantee the price pain will go away too.
Australia's prime location and Asia's growing demand make it unlikely that there will be less foreign demand for our gas.
A survey of leading economists gave a mixed, and overall negative, view on Malcolm Turnbull's plan to force gas producers to divert exports back into the Australian domestic market.
The government promises cash for communities that accept fracking, but cannot know whether it can keep that promise or not.
Ghana could learn a great deal from Trinidad and Tobago about how to manage its energy sector – and about what pitfalls to avoid.
Woodside's decision to shelve its $40 billion Browse project off Western Australia's north is not a disaster, but it does highlight some areas where the gas industry needs to get much smarter.