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Methane giant targets listing

DESPITE eight months of hard work, Dart Energy has deferred the listing of Dart Energy International (DEI) on an international exchange. The company’s board cited the steady decline in Dart’s…

Asset sales concern shareholders

JUNIOR explorer and producer Central Petroleum has relinquished control of its geothermal exploration permits. In an ASX announcement, the company stated that heavy expenditure obligations on the geothermal permits, amounting…

Explorer encounters gas in Batten Trough

Explorer encounters gas in Batten Trough

NEWLY ASX-listed Armour Energy has encountered gas in the highly-prospective Batten Trough. The Australian-based company, which is focussed on the Northern Territory’s hydrocarbon province, estimated it could recover 18.6 trillion…

A breath of fresh, silent air at Tullamarine

THE world’s first silent wind turbine has been successfully installed in Victoria. The Eco Whisper was erected in Tullamarine after two years of comprehensive development and testing. According to a…

Producing Romanian gas field acquired in takeover

Producing Romanian gas field acquired in takeover

ROMANIAN-focussed oil and gas explorer Zeta Petroleum has acquired a producing gas field with exploration potential after signing a sale and purchase agreement with Regal Petroleum Romania. Zeta will take…

Record-breaking coal seam unearthed

Record-breaking coal seam unearthed

UNCONVENTIONAL evaluation well Davenport 1 has encountered one of the thickest coal seams ever recorded in the Cooper Basin. The 45m-thick seam was intersected through the Patchawarra Formation, with two…

Takeover offer heralds green light for merger

AN off-market takeover offer by Cooper Energy for Somerton Energy has been accepted by the latter’s largest shareholder, Beach Energy. In an ASX release last month, Beach stated that in…

Junior’s faith in data rewarded with Backreef oil discovery

Junior’s faith in data rewarded with Backreef oil discovery

JUNIOR explorer Oil Basins has discovered a new, highly-productive reservoir in the Backreef Area of the Canning Basin. In a recent announcement, the company estimated the reservoir’s oil-producing potential to…

New research cluster to target livestock gas emissions

New research cluster to target livestock gas emissions

A new research collaboration between a team of scientists and the CSIRO’s Sustainable Agriculture Flagship is aiming to reduce Australia’s overall greenhouse gas emissions by targeting one of its key…

Diminishing international seagrass meadows key sites for carbon storage

Diminishing international seagrass meadows key sites for carbon storage

TWO researchers from The University of WA (UWA) have contributed to the world’s first global analysis of carbon stored in seagrasses, which showed that the plants could hold as much…

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