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Industry Advocacy Workshops

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Media Releases

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Sufficient gas available for domestic supply

Australia’s gas industry says it will ensure gas supply next year, reassuring customers that the industry is responding, as has always been the case, to ensure energy security.


ADGSM review must maintain global investment confidence in Australia

Australia’s gas industry says the review of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) must maintain investment confidence among international trading partners.

Recent News


CEO update - 2nd August 2022

APPEA Acting Chief Executive Damian Dwyer discusses the important role for gas as we strive for net zero emissions in light of the government's climate change reform.

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APPEA 2023 Call for Papers Now Open

APPEA and the APPEA 2023 Conference Technical Program Committee invite you to submit a proposal to present at the APPEA 2023 Conference and Exhibition, one of the largest annual global upstream energy events.


2022 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release

The Department of Industry, Science and Resources is pleased to announce that the 2022 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release will be going ahead. Registration is now open to attend the webinar on 24 August that will launch the release.


APPEA Media Statement on regulator using Gas Supply Guarantee

The Gas Supply Guarantee (GSG) is a mechanism developed by the gas industry to ensure gas is available to meet peak demand periods in the National Electricity Market.....

Information Bulletin


Information Bulletin 199: Energy Ministers Meeting

Energy Ministers met in Sydney on 8 June 2022, with the new Minister for Energy and Climate Change, the Hon Chris Bowen MP, chairing the meeting.

Latest edition explore

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APPEA explore | Men's Shed partnership | New member reports

Click here to view this months edition of 'explore', our monthly newsletter


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.