Tag: CSG

Mining & Resources

Ready, aim aim aim, fire: How to keep the costs of LNG projects in control

Cost blowouts in many Australian LNG Projects have been well documented. In recent months, there has been solid confirmation that Aussie resource projects are the most expensive in the world. In the lead up to the 2014 South East Asia Australia Offshore & Onshore Conference (SEAAOC), taking place this August in Darwin, we had the chance…

16 Jun 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Boosts for Queensland’s resources sector

In light of recent budget cuts affecting a range of industries, a series of government reforms is set to offer timely assistance to Queensland's vital mining and resources sector. The Queensland government announced at the start of this month that it would be taking steps to "repair the state's budget", a move which has been welcomed…

13 Jun 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

CSG industry ‘working well’ in Queensland

CSG training in Queensland seems to be paying off, with a new state government report stating regional projects are performing to expectation. The annual update assessed how well the CSG industry is managing the effects on groundwater resources from developments in the Surat Basin. Water is a primary by-product from CSG projects, although it is…

19 Feb 2014, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

Developments in Australian fracking

Hydraulic fracturing - or fracking - remains a controversial issue in the coal seam gas (CSG) world, not just in Australia but also on the international resources scene. Queensland is currently pioneering fracking projects in the country, while the Western Australian government has also come out in support of the practice in an effort to…

3 Dec 2013, by Informa Insights

Mining & Resources

CSG training required in Queensland

CSG training could be on the horizon for many organisations in Queensland as new research reveals the extent of the state's resources boom. Energy Skills Queensland's (ESQ) 2013 Queensland CSG to LNG Industry Workforce Plan found that twice as many jobs as expected will be created across the sector. This means 15,000 people will be…

6 Nov 2013, by Informa Insights