Media Releases

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Oil and gas industry leaders in hydrogen and carbon capture

Australia’s peak body for the oil and gas industry said today’s announcement of $539.2 million in new hydrogen and carbon capture, use and storage projects by the Morrison Government is a massive boost for the industry.

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More domestic gas for Australia is a good thing

The nation’s peak oil and gas industry body today said the commissioning of Gippsland Basin Joint Venture’s West Barracouta project is proof that Australia’s oil and gas industry continues to deliver for the Australian economy.

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SA cooking with gas

Australia’s peak oil and gas industry representative body today said the deal between the Morrison and Marshall Governments to secure South Australia’s energy supply shows the importance of gas working with renewables.

International Women's Day

View here  the amazing line up of female speakers at the APPEA 2021 Conference

Recent News


APPEA explore | Chief Executive Update | EHS Awards | New seminars

Chief Executive Andrew McConville discusses activism, countering misinformation about oil and gas, and APPEA's advocacy agenda to build recognition of the industry.

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OP ED - The Australian by Chief Executive - 19 April 2021

Opinion piece by APPEA Chief Executive, Andrew McConville.


April 2021 - Shareholder Activism and AGM Readiness Update

A brief for APPEA members as to the status of shareholder activism in our sector, specifically as it relates to environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

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International Gas Union Secondment Program

The International Gas Union is seeking applications for its secondment program. The program has been successfully run for several years, and provides for a total of three secondees at a time.


Let’s consider all facts in the emissions debate: APPEA in the media

Let’s consider all facts in the emissions debate: APPEA in the media. This article was originally published in The Australian on Friday 19 March 2021.


APPEA Environment and Safety Excellence Awards

The APPEA Environment and Safety Excellence Awards, an annual celebration of the Australian oil and gas industry’s commitment to leading environmental and safety practices, is now calling for submissions from members.


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.