Natural gas

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Liquefied natural gas
LNG
Natural gas industry


Report

War gains: LNG windfall profits 2022

The author of this report argues that The $26 to $40 billion windfall received by LNG exporters in Australia should be taxed. The windfall is a result of war and in no way reflects effort by or costs faced by oil and gas companies. A...
Report

Switch and save: how gas is costing households

This report presents new analysis on exactly how expensive gas appliances are to run compared to the electrical alternatives, and how much households can save over the long term from switching.
Policy report

An assessment of Europe’s options for addressing the crisis in energy markets

Just like Australia, Europe’s energy markets are in crisis. Wholesale prices for electricity and gas have risen dramatically since early 2021. The authors of this paper examine the causes of the current very high wholesale prices, high producer rents and price volatility. They also outline...
Position paper

Powering Canberra: our pathway to electrification

The ACT is preparing to electrify Canberra and transition away from the use of fossil-fuel gas by 2045. This position paper focuses on the government's work to transition the Territory away from gas use, to help reach a target of net zero emissions by 2045.
Report

Gas inquiry 2017–2025: interim report - July 2022

This is the thirteenth interim report of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) inquiry into gas supply arrangements in Australia. The ACCC has continued its focus on the operation of the East Coast Gas Market, where there are immediate and longer-term concerns.
Discussion paper

Foreign investment in Australia: Australian big business is not Australian at all

The purpose of this paper is to revisit some earlier work that attempted to estimate the proportion of the mining industry that is foreign owned. This was made possible with access to the Bloomberg Professional Terminal database that gives corporate ownership by geographic region.
Briefing paper

APPEA members who pay no income tax

In this paper, the author asserts that petroleum industry claims, including by the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA), that gas projects would be contributing billions of dollars in federal taxes has not eventuated.
Report

Reducing methane emissions from global gas: policy, markets, and ecosystems

This report outlines recent global, national and sub-national efforts to curtail methane emissions from oil and gas. It analyses how demand for cleaner gas might develop, delving into the drivers for buyers and others in the gas ecosystem. It concludes with policy recommendations and suggested...
Report

Quarterly energy dynamics Q1 2022: April 2022

AEMO has prepared this report to provide energy market participants and governments with information on the market dynamics, trends and outcomes during Q1 2022 (1 January to 31 March 2022).
Report

Changing pathways for Australian gas: a 1.5°C scenario analysis of new Australian gas projects

While this report focuses on the risks to Australian gas projects, there are also opportunities for Australian energy companies in the transition to net-zero emissions. The ability of oil and gas producers to successfully transform their business and tap into these opportunities is another important...
Report

Gas statement of opportunities: March 2022

The 2022 Gas Statement of Opportunities (GSOO) forecasts the adequacy of gas supplies, based on information from gas industry participants, to meet consumers’ changing gas needs from now until 2041 in Australian jurisdictions other than Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
Report

The last drop: why it is not economic to extract more oil and gas from the North Sea

The authors of this report argue that gas extraction in the North Sea is uneconomic and that energy policy should focus on investing in renewable technologies.
Report

Facts over fiction: debunking gas industry spin

For decades, the Australian liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry has claimed that gas is clean, affordable and compatible with global decarbonisation goals. This report has been prepared to rebut the LNG industry’s claims with reputable data, analysis and insights.
Report

Australia’s oil and gas reserves

This inquiry examined the issue of maximising the benefit of Australia's oil and gas reserves.
Report

Quarterly energy dynamics Q4 2021: January 2022

AEMO has prepared this report to provide energy market participants and governments with information on the market dynamics, trends and outcomes during Q4 2021 (1 October to 31 December 2021).
Report

Regulating gas pipelines under uncertainty: information paper

This information paper examines the factors causing downward pressure on domestic gas demand in Australia’s eastern states and options to manage the potential pricing risks for current and future gas consumers.
Discussion paper

Undermining climate action: the Australian way

This report estimates the emissions associated with the coal and gas projects currently planned in Australia. The vast emissions that would results from current planned fossil fuelled projects in Australia are not consistent with addressing climate change and achieving net zero emissions.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: We fact checked Barnaby Joyce on the relative size of fossil fuel exports.

Some Nationals MPs have expressed concern about the impact that cutting emissions to zero in net terms by 2050 would have on Australia's resources industries, particularly coal. RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates. Verdict: Mr Joyce's claim doesn't stack up.
Report

Oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin: interim report

This interim report outlines the current findings from the Senate inquiry into oil and gas exploration and production in the Beetaloo Basin, with particular reference to the Industry Research and Development (Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program) Instrument 2021, which provides public money for oil and gas...
Report

Methane: creating a stink for Australia and the climate crisis

The Australian government’s 'gas led recovery' indicates deafness to a clear and present danger for all Australians. This report highlights the extent of Australia's methane problem, how it is set to grow if gas and coal continue to be pursued for domestic use and export...