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AGL fined for misleading consumers

By Courtney Pearson April 30, 2015 ELECTRICITY provider AGL Energy has been ordered to pay more than $1 million for misleading South Australian consumers about discounts. The Federal Court found…

Queensland approves first large-scale wind farm

Queensland approves first large-scale wind farm

By Emma Brown April 30, 2015 THE Queensland Government has approved a proposed 225-megawatt wind farm in the state’s Far North following years of delays and local opposition. The Mt…

Carbon auction a strong start

Carbon auction a strong start

By Courtney Pearson April 28, 2015 AUSTRALIA’S first Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) auction was deemed a success by Environment minister Greg Hunt, which saw the Clean Energy Regulator award contracts…

Gas pipeline rupture affects thousands

Gas pipeline rupture affects thousands

By Emma Brown 24 April, 2015 REGIONAL South Australian residents were left without gas supplies for more than a week following a rupture in the Moomba-Adelaide gas pipeline. The outage…

Celebrating 20 years of service

Celebrating 20 years of service

WA-based Probedrill is one of the resources sector’s leading geotechnical site investigation providers. Its experienced team of cone penetration testing (CPT) operators specialise in a number of areas including: electric…

WA explorer dives into Alaska

WA explorer dives into Alaska

By Courtney Pearson April 23, 2015 INVESTMENT on a ‘good punt’ is easy to secure, and 88 Energy’s newly acquired Alaskan acreage is more than that, according to managing director…

M&A deals decline by more than half in March

M&A deals decline by more than half in March

By Courtney Pearson April 22, 2015 THE value of upstream oil and gas mergers and acquisitions fell significantly between February and March this year, research and consulting firm GlobalData revealed.…

AGL streamlines executive team

By Emma Brown April 21, 2015 INTEGRATED energy provider AGL Energy has announced plans to restructure its executive team in order to reduce costs and remain competitive. “I am making…

Government backs unconventional gas for domestic supply

Government backs unconventional gas for domestic supply

By Courtney Pearson April 17, 2015 THE Federal Government has thrown its support behind unconventional gas as part of its Domestic Gas Strategy, which describes Australia as an “energy superpower”.…

Woodside prepared to weather the storm

Woodside prepared to weather the storm

By Courtney Pearson April 16, 2015 WOODSIDE is planning for several years of lower oil prices, the company’s chairman Michael Chaney told shareholders. Oil prices have fallen by nearly 60…

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