Australia exported 75.1 million tonnes of LNG in the 2019 financial year, 21.2 per cent higher than the previous fiscal year prior, and is expected to become the largest LNG producer in the world this financial year.
Shares in Pura Vida Energy surged more than 80 per cent higher today, to 3.1 cents, after it secured a binding farm-in agreement with UK-based Gemini Resources to earn a 35 per cent interest in two onshore oil and gas projects in Poland.
Woodside Petroleum has forecast its 2019 output will be at the lower end of its guidance of 88 million to 94 million barrels of oil equivalent, as a result of maintenance issues at its Pluto liquefied natural gas plant.
With the Environmental Protection Authority starting public consultation today on its greenhouse gas assessments, the state government could do more to provide certainty for investors in WA’s potential gas projects.
The Environmental Protection Authority will commence formal consultation next month on its greenhouse gas guidelines, refuting media reports it has already decided to revive the guidelines that caused industry outrage earlier this year.
ASX-listed Strike Energy will not receive its federal government research and development tax credits for the 2018 financial year, a week after West Perth-based Northern Minerals was ordered to pay back 50 per cent of its $21.56 million R&D rebate for the same financial year.