Reform, innovation and the competitiveness of Australia's gas industry

Event Date: 
28 February 2014
Pan Pacific Perth


OverviewJoin CEDA for this exclusive event as the former Federal Resources and Energy Minister, Hon. Martin Ferguson AM, outlines the strategies that are necessary to improve the international competitiveness of Australia's offshore gas industry.Australia's flourishing gas industry is delivering enormous benefits to the state and national economies, and could contribute $53 billion to Australia's economy annually by 2017. But the next wave of potential projects are facing mounting cost pressures and growing competition from overseas producers, particularly from the United States.Martin Ferguson will explain the critical role of government reform and industry innovation in addressing Australia's productivity challenge and securing the sector's future growth.Questions to be addressed at this event include:

  • How can Australia's offshore gas industry close the competition gap?
  • What role will floating LNG play?

Meet the speakerHon. Martin Ferguson AM
Policy Advisor, APPEA, BG Group 
Group Executive, Seven Group Holdings

Committee for Economic Development of Australia
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