Fortescue Metals Group today celebrated the formal completion and official commissioning of a 270 km pipeline supplying gas to its Solomon Hub mining operations, an important milestone in Fortescue’s bid to drive sustainable cost reductions throughout its business.

The Australian Pipelines and Gas Association has called for the latest inquiry into the exploration and production of natural gas in Victoria to finally settle the issue of the value of natural gas for Victorians.

AusNet Services is on track to complete a second natural gas pipeline from Geelong to Torquay via Armstrong Creek in late June, reinforcing the supply capacity for residents and business in the region.

Cooper Energy has completed its acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in the Sole gas field and Orbost Gas Plant in Victoria, with the project entering front-end engineering and design (FEED).

Natural gas to replace diesel in heavy-duty mining machinery

Cutting-edge technology, developed in Queensland, will see High Density Natural Gas (HDCNGTM) replace diesel as the fuel of choice for mining machinery.

Fortescue considering additional Pilbara gas pipeline

Fortescue Metals Group is planning to construct a new gas pipeline in Western Australia’s Pilbara, extending its recently completed 270 km, 406.4 mm Fortescue River Gas Pipeline to the Chichester...

AGL Energy has entered into a gas transportation agreement with Jemena Eastern Gas Pipeline to purchase pipeline capacity on the 797 km Eastern Gas Pipeline over 15 years from 2016.

Arrow Energy is determined to push ahead with its 428km Arrow Bowen Pipeline, and are in talks to secure land rights for part of the proposed easement.

NT Deputy Chief Minister Willem Westra van Holthe MLA has urged investment from Australia’s gas industry in the Northern Territory, arguing the state’s proximity to Asia and the planned construction of the East Coast to Northern Territory Interconnect Pipeline would ensure the state as a wise investment.

Macfarlane: Merlin Energy Australia a ‘bona fide’ company

Federal Minister for Science and Industry Ian Macfarlane has given assurances that Merlin Energy Australia is well and truly involved in the NT to East Coast Gas Pipeline bidding process.

Ken Fitzpatrick appointed to Fed Govt's Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Centre Chair

Oil and gas industry executive Ken Fitzpatrick has been appointed as the Chair of the Federal Government’s new Oil, Gas and Energy Resources Growth Centre.

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