The COAG Energy Council meeting in Perth this week acknowledged that the energy and resources sectors are facing times of unprecedented change, and that it is more important than ever for Ministers to work together to pursue reform that reflects the changing energy market.
A new $48.4 million research facility is set to play a major role in advancing research for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology in Australia, by creating stronger links between industry and science.
A $7.3 million project will transform a vital resource for national offshore petroleum exploration and the search for new onshore mineral resources in Western Australia.
Australian Minister for Industry and Science, Ian Macfarlane, and Western Australia Minister for Mines and Petroleum, Bill Marmion, today executed a deed of agreement setting out the proportion of petroleum in the Torosa petroleum pool.
Australians will benefit from clearer, simpler information about where products come from.
An industry-sponsored resources roadmap sets out for the first time a unified set of priority activities to make a dramatic improvement in greenfields and under cover mineral exploration in Australia.
Another thirteen Australian companies have been offered assistance to propel their innovative ideas from the drawing board into the marketplace under the Australian Government’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme.
The Coalition Government welcomes Carbon Revolution’s announcement that it has been chosen by Ford USA to supply carbon fibre wheels to the new Shelby Mustang GT350R vehicle.
Electricity consumers will benefit from the application of a new project that will help the Australian electricity sector adapt to a fast changing world of new technologies, innovations and customer-driven reform.
The Commonwealth-Western Australia (WA) Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority has granted the renewal of five Commonwealth retention leases which are earmarked for the proposed Browse Floating LNG (FLNG) project operated by Woodside. The Western Australian Government has made a similar decision in regard to the two State retention leases.