Even with enough supply, local gas prices have been skyrocketing. The ACCC has squibbed on possible reforms such as a windfall profits tax.
There’s been a lot of talk about pulling the gas trigger. The problem is, the trigger is too slow and too easy to avoid.
Supporting new fossil fuel projects is completely inconsistent with the broader goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050 - and will not improve energy security.
When announcing financial penalties on Russia earlier this year, Biden hinted at the prospect of ‘further’ sanctions. An energy scholar explains what Biden may have meant.
Many Asian nations are shunning fossil fuels, presenting a huge opportunity for Australia’s renewables sector. And one massive project has stepped up to the plate.
Sun Cable could provide Australia an alternative to the export business of coal and gas, and even reduce our export dependence on China.
If Australia is the biggest gas exporter in the world, why are we shipping it back in? Because the gas market is dysfunctional - and it means consumers are suffering.
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.