Tag Archives: gas

Tweedledum and Tweedledee both like fracking

 

 

CLP uses three-year-old information from a Gunner inquiry while the Australia Institute says you almost couldn’t give gas away. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

A gas-led recovery is short term, good only for the gas industry

 

Canberra is proposing a gas-led recovery at a time when US oil and gas company bankruptcies are stacking up daily and the industry continues its downwards trajectory, desperate for handouts, writes Bruce Robertson, author of a report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis entitled Gas Cannot Stimulate the Economy, Reduce Emissions, or Provide Cheap Power. FULL STORY »

Industry development in the NT a government policy vacuum

The new Economic Reconstruction Commission will come up with major and valuable recommendations. But does the Government have the ability, commitment and resources to implement them? And what role will the resource industries play? ANALYSIS by DON FULLER (pictured). FULL STORY »

Recovery: No help from oil and gas, says study

 

Mills, Finocchiaro agree with peak industry bodies plan while study reveals that oil and gas will do little to help with the economic recovery. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE May 13 at 9.30am: Statement on behalf of Origin contradicting Jimmy Cocking. FULL STORY »

Making going solar so much harder

 

New rules are likely to make home owners, investors think twice about becoming electricity generators. SPECIAL REPORT by TIM BRAND. FULL STORY »

Gas and solar: Still uneasy bedfellows

 

 

The current upheaval in the Territory’s electricity business clearly has some of its roots in the drawn-out and largely inconclusive pursuit of getting 50% of the power we consume from renewable sources by 2030. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

The Territory: It’s a gas!

 

A gas bonanza expected following the lifting of the fracking moratorium, says NT Resources Minister Paul Kirby in a duet with his Federal counterpart, Matt Canavan.

 

UPDATE 10.35am: Protect Country Alliance spokesperson Graeme Sawyers says the NT should follow the UK’s lead placing an unlimited moratorium on fracking “after the latest in a series of fracking-linked earthquakes”. FULL STORY »

Gas fracked in NT could double nation’s emissions

Fracking the NT’s gas reserves could contribute about 600 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent per year if industry projections play out. Australia’s total domestic emissions for the most recent year – the highest ever recorded – were 560 million tonnes., writes the Lock the Gate Alliance. FULL STORY »

NT Minister Paul Kirby hawking gas sales

 

 

Labor Resources Minister Paul Kirby (pictured) to create “multi-generational opportunities for Territorians and local businesses” from gas sales to Japan. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. FULL STORY »

Chinese, Singaporian pipeline firm wants Aussie handout

 

 

Jemena is wholly owned by the Chinese and Singaporean Governments – it can absolutely afford to build its profit making gas pipelines without money from Australia, writes Naomi Hogan (pictured), from the Lock the Gate Alliance. FULL STORY »