Natural gas

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Liquefied natural gas
LNG
Natural gas industry
Submission

Submission to the Senate Environment and Communications References Committee to oppose the Federal Register of Legislation on Industry Research and Development (Beetaloo Cooperative Drilling Program) Instrument 2021

This submission reviews some of the many new seminal studies on health impacts linked to with gas developments. These add weight to previous research examining contributions of the industry to increased hospitalisation rates for heart failure, heart attacks, asthma, and increase mortality (death) from cardiovascular...
Report

Why the Scarborough LNG development cannot proceed

Woodside and BHP’s Scarborough to Pluto LNG project is the most polluting fossil fuel project currently proposed in Australia. This report details the impacts of the project and examines Woodside’s management of climate change risks.
Report

Too little too late: gas in the COVID recovery

This paper presents analysis of the economic data in Australia over the period from pre-COVID in late 2019 to early 2021 to show there was no 'gas-led' recovery.
Report

Kicking the gas habit: How gas is harming our health

Decades of aggressive marketing to Australians has led to several misconceptions about gas. This report is about Australia’s gas industry, the threat it poses to our health, and the way out of kicking the gas habit for a cleaner, healthier and more prosperous future.
Report

Wrong way, go back

In this report, Mark Ogge argues that the Morrison Government should undertake a credible and thorough policy development process that begins with explaining and clarifying what the Gas-Fired Recovery plan aims to achieve.
Briefing paper

When the going gets tough ... the gas industry sacks workers

The analysis in this report estimates that the oil and gas industry cut around 10 percent of its workforce in the 12 months to December last year. Despite this, the Australian Government is continuing to hand out large taxpayer subsidies to the industry as part...
Report

Gas inquiry 2017–2025: interim report - January 2021

This is the tenth 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.
Report

Muzzling dissent: how corporate influence over politics has fueled anti-protest laws

This report examines anti-protest laws passed or introduced in three American states — Louisiana, Minnesota, and West Virginia — and traces how corporate influence has spurred elected officials to attempt to use those laws to clamp down on opposition during the construction of new, controversial...
Report

Passing gas: why renewables are the future

This report explores the Morrison Government’s pledge to the gas industry and uncovers some unsavoury truths - that emissions from gas are under-reported, that the second biggest user of gas in Australia is the gas industry itself, that the international gas market is in crisis...
Briefing paper

Foot off the gas: how a gas-led recovery will impact Australian farmers

This paper argues that evidence-based planning for state-significant developments, such as gas mines, should balance the trade-offs between short-term economic gains and the long-term solutions for food security and ecosystem services that agriculture provides.