The Eastern Australia Upstream Gas newsletter
The Eastern Australia Upstream Gas newsletter is a monthly publication that reports all current developments in the upstream sector of the natural gas industry.
All articles contain links to the source information for easy reference. As well as feature articles, the monthly newsletter covers areas such as Corporate Activity and Reserves and Resources.
“Tenure Matters” is a regular column written by Sue Slater, Senior Advisor Petroleum, RLMS. The column addresses issues affecting tenure security, proposed or recent legislative or policy changes and operational practices that may impact on tenure activities, as well as other issues that may be of general interest to petroleum tenure holders.
Previous Issues of Tenure Matters
December 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 31 - A retrospective look at 2016
November 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 30 - The Gas Supply and Demand Action Plan
October 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 29 - What does well-regulated really mean?
September 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 28 - Underground water rights, some history and legislative reform
August 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 27 - More on the gas supply and demand debate
June 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 26 - Are we really open for business?
May 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 25 - A retrospective look at UCG policy development in Queensland
April 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 24 - A discussion on the Environmental Protection (Chain Of Responsibility) Amendment Bill 2016
January 2016 – Tenure Matters Issue 23 - A look at the declining level of exploration in Queensland
December 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 22 - Is this a case of buyer aware? Strategic divestment of aging assets.
November 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 21 - A brief discussion on the NEGI
October 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 20 - A look at the Cooper Basin land release and the Strategic Environmental Area
September 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 19 – A look at hydraulic fracturing – independent reviews, moratoriums and policy development
August 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 18 - Some thoughts on the Gas Supply and Demand Action Plan
July 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 17 - How approval time frames are impacting the progression from exploration to early development
June 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 16 -A different approach to land release areas in frontier or greenfields basins
May 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 15 - Compliance and the hot stove principle
April 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 14 - A discussion on land – restricted land, constrained land, excluded land and unavailable land – what’s the difference?
March 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 13 - Overlapping tenure – is this the regime we had to have?
February 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 12 - Linear infrastructure associated with resource projects, Part 2
January 2015 – Tenure Matters Issue 11 - Pipelines under the Petroleum & Gas (Production & Safety) Act 2004
December 2014 - Tenure Matters Issue 10 - Well completion reports – an anachronism in a digital age?
November 2014 - Tenure Matters Issue 9 – Issues arising from the strata-titling of petroleum tenures
October 2014 – Tenure Matters Issue 8 - Legacy petroleum wells
September 2014 – Tenure Matters Issue 7 - Cooper Basin and Queensland Government’s deep oil and gas framework
August 2014 – Tenure Matters Issue 6 Land Banking or Retention – What is the Difference?
July 2014 – Tenure Matters Issue 5 The reform processes that are in progress by the State Government
June 2014 – Tenure Matters Issue 4 Relinquishments and surrenders, particularly in relation to Authorities to Prospect (ATP) and their relevant Environmental Authorities (EA).
May 2014 – Tenure Matters Issue 3 The land release gazetted on 4 April 2014 by the Queensland Department of Natural Resources and Mines
April 2014 – Tenure Matters Issue 2 Later Work Programs
March 2014 – Tenure Matters Issue 1 Proposed legislative changes and policies that are currently out for consultation or under consideration
Richard Wood, Senior Advisor, has written a summary of the Regional Planning Interest Act 2014 that is expected to become operational in the second half of 2014. The Act introduces a new Regional Interests Development Approval regime for resource projects.
Below is a list of our current presentations. If you would like any further information on these presentations, please contact RLMS.
- “Where are we now? A review of Galilee Basin petroleum exploration since the 2008 land release” – presented by Sue Slater at the Galilee Basin Coal & Energy Conference (25 November 2013)
- “East Coast Gas – Will We Be Short of Gas or Short of Cheap Gas?” – presented by Grahame Baker at the East Coast Gas Outlook Conference (21-22 October 2013)
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