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Papua New Guinea gas project signs supply deal with PetroChina

Papua New Guinea gas project signs supply deal with PetroChina

The three-year deal is for the supply of about 0.45 million tonnes of LNG a year to PetroChina International.

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NEG vote will be reality check for emissions cuts
Opinion
Opinion

NEG vote will be reality check for emissions cuts

The key question over the NEG is not whether its targets are ambitious enough but whether its targets can be changed.

  • by David Crowe
National Farmers Federation says electricity best place to make emissions cuts

National Farmers Federation says electricity best place to make emissions cuts

The farming lobby has strongly suggested weak targets under the National Energy Guarantee would unfairly burden the agriculture sector.

  • by Nicole Hasham
Woodside Petroleum revenue boosted by Wheatstone, oil prices
Woodside Petroleum

Woodside Petroleum revenue boosted by Wheatstone, oil prices

Woodside announces revenue in the second quarter rose 20 per cent, helped by the ramp up of the Wheatstone LNG project and higher oil prices. 

Santos cuts debt, sets stage for dividend revival
Santos

Santos cuts debt, sets stage for dividend revival

Oil and gas producer has pared net debt by 4 per cent since the start of the second quarter and says it may revive dividends in August.

Victorians could be paid to power down on hottest days this summer
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Victorians could be paid to power down on hottest days this summer

Households may be given financial incentives to reduce their electricity consumption during heatwaves, as part of a strategy to avoid blackouts.

  • by Adam Carey
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Bob Brown slams energy 'cop out' in new hurdle for Turnbull plan
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Bob Brown slams energy 'cop out' in new hurdle for Turnbull plan

Former Greens leader unleashes on National Energy Guarantee ahead of crucial meeting where Greens could make or break the policy

  • by David Crowe
Tender will allow Coalition to dig its way out of coal hole
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Opinion

Tender will allow Coalition to dig its way out of coal hole

The divisions within the Coalition on energy won’t go away, even though they are costing it electoral support and may ultimately cost it government.

  • by John Hewson
21% of Queensland's power to come from renewable energy by 2019
Renewables

21% of Queensland's power to come from renewable energy by 2019

As it pushes to 50 per cent by 2030, Queensland will produce 21 per cent of its energy from renewable sources by next year, says the energy minister.

  • by Tony Moore
Power price hikes not inevitable, regulator insists
Electricity

Power price hikes not inevitable, regulator insists

Regulator offers assurances that $27b plan 'won't necessarily' increase energy costs.

  • by David Crowe
Rattenbury sits in on NEG 'crisis' talks with stakeholders
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Rattenbury sits in on NEG 'crisis' talks with stakeholders

ACT climate change minister Shane Rattenbury has sat down with leaders from renewable energy and environments groups for 'crisis talks'.

  • by Finbar O'Mallon