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Mar 16, 2021
Reid’s Dome delivers ‘exceptional results’

Reid’s Dome delivers ‘exceptional results’

State Gas has reported ‘exceptional results’ from the Nyanda-4 well at its Reid’s Dome gas project (PL 231) in the Bowen Basin. The company is undertaking production testing of three coal seam gas (CSG) wells to appraise that area for earlydevelopment. It said today that the Nyanda-4 well – drilled in 2018 – had produced… ...

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Mar 15, 2021
Solar firm plans $500m CQ hydrogen project

Solar firm plans $500m CQ hydrogen project

International solar firm Eco Energy World has announced plans for a $500 million green hydrogen and solar PV development in Raglan near Gladstone. EEW was already planning a 300MW solar farm at Raglan and now aims to combine the PV plant with a project to produce renewable energy for green hydrogen production, developing a 200MW… ...

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Mar 15, 2021
QEM to pursue hydrogen strategy at Julia Creek

QEM to pursue hydrogen strategy at Julia Creek

QEM is looking into green hydrogen opportunities at its flagship Julia Creek vanadium and oil shale project in North-West Queensland. The company said it would investigate the financial and regulatory requirements to produce hydrogen using a “green” solar-powered electrolyser. It expected that the hydrogen would initially be used as a support to the energy needs… ...

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Mar 12, 2021
Santos granted new gas ground for domestic market

Santos granted new gas ground for domestic market

Santos has been granted an authority to prospect over a 764sq km parcel of land 65km east of Surat in the gas-rich Bowen and Surat basins. Queensland Resources Minister Scott Stewart said the government was serious about finding gas to keep power stations generating, stoves burning and workers working. It had imposed conditions to ensure… ...

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Mar 12, 2021
Australia must keep coal and nuclear options open says Canavan

Australia must keep coal and nuclear options open says Canavan

Australia must build like-for-like power stations to replace its retiring coal-fired fleet, says Deputy Leader of the Nationals in the Senate Matt Canavan. And while Australia may not be ready to say ‘yes’ to nuclear power plants, he believes the nation should start investing in nuclear know-how today so that it can keep the nuclear… ...

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Mar 10, 2021
State Gas confidence grows as it ‘cracks the code’ at Reid’s Dome

State Gas confidence grows as it ‘cracks the code’ at Reid’s Dome

The true potential of the Reid’s Dome gas project is beginning to be revealed, says State Gas chairman Richard Cottee. In a letter to shareholders, Mr Cottee conveyed his ‘increasing confidence’ as production test results outperformed expectations. “As with any new CSG province, a large amount of effort is required initially to ‘crack the code’… ...

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Mar 09, 2021
Senex adds to CleanCo gas sales volumes

Senex adds to CleanCo gas sales volumes

Senex Energy has sealed a further domestic gas sales deal with power generator CleanCo Queensland for 2.55 petajoules of natural gas in 2022. The one-year agreement brings Senex’s total contracted volumes withthe Queensland Government-owned corporation to more than 5.1 PJ over the 2020-22 calendar years. Gas will be supplied at the Wallumbilla gas hub in… ...

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Mar 03, 2021
Regional businesses competing with the nationals

Regional businesses competing with the nationals

A Rockhampton-based company providing environmental, engineering and planning services across the country and into south-east Asia has written the template for other businesses wanting to locate to regional centres. CQG Consulting was started in 2003 and has developed to the point where it’s involved in most of the significant projects in regional Queensland including in… ...

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Feb 24, 2021
Stanwell to back renewable energy ideas

Stanwell to back renewable energy ideas

Stanwell Corporation has launched an expression of interest process as it reveals plans to back renewable energy projects as part of its power portfolio. The major electricity generator owns the Stanwell coal-fired power station near Rockhampton, and the Tarong power stations and Meandu coal mine near Kingaroy. Stanwell chief executive officer Richard Van Breda said… ...

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