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APPEA explore | Chief Executive Update | APPEA Conference wrap-up | Key Statistics 2021

APPEA Chief Executive Andrew McConville shares his thoughts on the importance of COVID protocols, our Social Licence report, the APPEA Conference, EPBC, ARENA, and more.
7/2/2021

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Resources Industry response to Operation COVID Shield

Joint MCA / APPEA Submission to the government’s Operation COVID Shield Taskforce, setting out the sort of actions, initiatives and support the resources sector could take and provide.....
7/16/2021

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CEO update - July 2021

APPEA Chief Executive Andrew McConville shares his thoughts on the importance of COVID protocols, our Social Licence report, the APPEA Conference, EPBC, ARENA, and more.
7/2/2021

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Chief Executive Andrew McConville interview on ABC Capricornia

APPEA Chief Executive Andrew McConville appeared on ABC Capricornia this morning to discuss a variety of topics pertaining to Australia’s oil and gas sector.
5/20/2021

About APPEA

The Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association is the peak national body representing Australia’s oil and gas exploration and production industry.

It has about 60 full member companies. These are oil and gas explorers and producers active in Australia. APPEA members account for an estimated 98 per cent of the nation’s petroleum production. APPEA also represents about 140 associate member companies that provide a wide range of goods and services to the upstream oil and gas industry.

APPEA works with Australian governments to help promote the development of the nation’s oil and gas resources in a manner that maximises the return to the Australian industry and community.

APPEA aims to secure regulatory and commercial conditions that enable member companies to operate safely, sustainably, and profitably.