Gas industry

Report

20 Feb 2019
12

The Petroleum Exploration and Production Association of New Zealand (PEPANZ) commissioned NZIER to estimate the macroeconomic and regional economic impacts of the government decision to ban the granting of new oil and gas exploration permits outside onshore Taranaki.

Report

14 Feb 2019
4

This report highlights the persistent practice of oil and gas executives being incentivised to chase growth for the sake of growth, and details why this isn’t in shareholders’ best interests. Despite the focus on “value over volume” of the last few years, the vast majority...

Report

18 Dec 2018
28

This is the fifth interim report of the ACCC's 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.

Policy report

Onshore oil and gas policy background paper
4 Dec 2018
120

This review found growing evidence of direct health impacts, as well as a clear potential for indirect impacts of gas and oil mining on essential environmental determinants of health, including a stable climate, air quality, water quality, water security, food security, community cohesion and, in...

Report

30 Nov 2018
21

WA’s moratorium on fracking has been overturned without consideration of economic impacts. Economic logic, and the lived experience of Queensland and the USA, shows the industry has an incentive to expand as much and as fast as possible. This has a negative impact on communities,...

Policy

16 Nov 2018
3

Fracking and unconventional gas including coal seam gas pose a serious threat to our climate, groundwater, agricultural land and community. Fracking and gas mining has expanded rapidly across Australia thanks to the industry’s cosy relationship with governments, but has been destructive to land and communities....

Briefing paper

15 Nov 2018
2

New evidence shows the Scott Morrison’s $260 million payment to NT was not a longstanding policy. Attempts to get to the bottom of things using Freedom of Information have been blocked.

Discussion paper

31 Oct 2018
10

The fracking inquiry that reported earlier this year recommended that unconventional gas extraction should only be permitted if the all 135 recommendations are accepted and implemented. All recommendations were accepted by the NT government when it lifted the gas moratorium.

Report

8 Oct 2018
48

Gas exploration is being undertaken in the Wide Bay Burnett region. This report argues that development of gasfields would present a risk to the region’s diverse services, tourism, agricultural and manufacturing economies.

Report

12 Sep 2018
60

This report examines the fundamental conflict of interest that underlies the Gas Industry Social and Environmental Alliance (GISERA), making it an inappropriate organisation to undertake research to evaluate the social and environmental impacts of unconventional gas development.

Report

2 Aug 2018
49

This is the fourth interim report of the ACCC's 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

3 Jul 2018
28

This report sets out recommendations by the commission to improve the economic regulation applied to full and light regulation transmission and distribution gas pipelines. If implemented in full, the package of recommendations will assist pipeline users and prospective users to negotiate lower prices and better...

Report

5 Jun 2018
62

Waterless fracking, where alternative fluids are used to provide the hydraulic energy to fracture rock and release natural gas, is a relatively recent innovation designed to make fracking a more safe and efficient process.

Report

1 Jun 2018
22

This is the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) tenth statutory Progress Report to Parliament – an important moment to reflect on the UK's achievements in tackling climate change to date. 2018 also marks the tenth year since the Climate Change Act came into force and,...

Report

9 May 2018
40

This reports investigates the impacts of the Australian-backed, Exxon-led, PNG LNG project on the local communities affected by the development.

Report

29 Apr 2018
83

This report outlines the case for the Australian government to be held accountable for the negligent decision to lend AU$500 million of taxpayer's money to the PNG-LNG project.

Report

29 Mar 2018
10

The 2018 Victorian Gas Planning Report (VGPR) Update provides information about changes in the supply demand balance over the next five years (2018-22, called the outlook period) and the Victorian Declared Transmission System (DTS) since AEMO published the 2017 VGPR in March 2017.

Report

27 Mar 2018
73

In September 2016, the Northern Territory Government announced a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of onshore unconventional reservoirs, including the use of hydraulic fracturing for exploration, extraction and production. This was followed by the announcement of an independent Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing of Onshore...

Report

27 Mar 2018
101

This inquiry final report contains 135 recommendations to reduce the identified risks associated with any development of any onshore shale gas industry in the Northern Territory to acceptable levels.

Report

15 Mar 2018
56

The development and regulation of any onshore unconventional gas industry is an equally contentious matter in the Northern Territory. Three Territory governments have commissioned reviews and inquiries into the onshore unconventional petroleum industry to identify, address and alleviate community concerns in this regard.

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