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.

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Information Bulletin 198: South Australian State Budget 2022-23

The South Australian Government today handed down the 2022-23 South Australian State Budget. Focusing on delivering all of the Labor government’s commitments from the March 2022 election....

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Recent News

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Oil and gas royalty billions more than double in big boost to QLD budget

Australia’s oil and gas industry will deliver almost $6 billion of royalties to the Queensland Budget over the next five years, providing a direct benefit to the community from Queensland’s LNG export projects.


Update from the Australian Gas Industry Trust (AGIT)

AGIT is looking for volunteers to join various International Gas Union Committees and Taskforces.

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Men's Health Week 2022

Through our partnership with the Australian Men’s Shed Association (AMSA), APPEA is pleased to provide the following materials to support your workforces this Men’s Health Week.

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APPEA Media Statement on Federal Government Review of Mechanisms

Australia’s oil and gas industry will work constructively with the Albanese Government’s review of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism (ADGSM) and renegotiation of a new Heads of Agreement (HoA).

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APPEA explore | APPEA Conference | Welcome new members

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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.