Australia’s LNG exports aren’t as good for the planet as the government seems to think.
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The federal government claims that Australia's rising emissions are offset by savings around the globe when Australian gas exports replace other fossil fuels. But the numbers don't stack up like that.
Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih.
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The oil-exporting organization may have mustered the political will to cut production, but its disunity remains intact.
One of the many would-be sites for fossil fuel exports in Washington state.
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The 'thin green line' of resistance against any new infrastructure for shipping oil, gas and coal abroad has won many battles. But it faces a new source of pressure: the Trump administration.
One historic handshake in Helsinki.
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Not only does U.S. law bar price-fixing, there are bipartisan efforts underway to make it possible to sue OPEC members in American courts for antitrust violations.
The European Investment Bank's funding of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline will harm the climate and makes little financial sense.
The government has so far refrained from putting a legal limit on LNG leaving our shores.
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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.
Business as usual is not an option.
A new CSIRO roadmap outlines the options for oil and gas companies to keep pace with the clean energy transition, including solar-powered hydrogen fuel production.
Poland’s first liquefied natural gas terminal, in the Baltic port of Swinoujscie,, under construction in 2014.
Can Poland reduce its dependence on cheap and dirty domestic coal power?
The former workers’ camp for the construction of the LNG project in Komo has been looted and stripped bare.
The country is now compelled to send its army into an area where a major resource extraction project has failed to deliver on its promises to landowners.
Malcolm Turnbull touring one of Australia’s large LNG fields.
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The way Australia taxes companies for gas projects now lags behind our closest neighbour, Papua New Guinea, which has reformed its tax system to ensure it gets money sooner.
Chevron’s Gorgon project is one of a few in Australia subject to the petroleum resource rent tax.
Australia is missing out on revenue from some gas projects because the petroleum resource rent tax doesn't apply.
Could better regulations have persuaded Woodside not to mothball its Browse gas project?
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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.
Nigerian youth celebrate presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari’s victory. Youth unemployment will continue to threaten the continent’s growth.
How realistic are expectations about Africa’s economic prospects? There are several reasons why we should be both optimistic and cautious about the continent's future economic performance.
Rising gas prices, driven by the development of Queensland’s exports, could end up driving domestic customers away.
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Gas developers have been ominously warning of impending gas shortages in New South Wales, with official forecasts from planning authorities pointing to steady or rising demand. Yet our analysis suggests…
Who cares if you left the gas on?
The international gas market was once constrained by pipelines and long-term trade deals. Now, it is rapidly globalising. Cross-border trade and investment in gas is growing, and national gas markets are…