Tag: Liquefied natural gas

Mining & Resources

Infographic: Curtis Island GLNG project on track for 2015

The Curtis Island GLNG project is a US$18.5 billion pioneering enterprise to convert coal seam gas (CSG) into liquefied natural gas (LNG). The joint-venture led by Santos with PETRONAS, Total and KOGAS as partners represents a major investment into a cleaner energy source. This infographic visualises some of the key facts about the project. The…

14 Nov 2013, by test test

Mining & Resources

Mining boom ‘not over’

Australia's mining boom is not over, new research has argued. The BIS Shrapnel Mining in Australia 2013-28 report suggested that despite predicted falls in investment, the industry will continue to be the country's main economic influence for the next five years. Mining production is expected to surge 41 per cent over this period, which will…

14 Nov 2013, by test test

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 test test

Mining & Resources

Clough director calls for oil and gas stability

Australia needs more stability in its oil and gas sector under the new government, according to an industry expert. Kevin Gallagher, managing director of oil and gas contractor Clough, was quoted by The Australian as saying that he hoped prime minister Tony Abbott would bring much-needed confidence to an industry that has been plagued with…

2 Oct 2013, by test test

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Mr Mark Edwards

Mark Edwards is currently General Manager of Exploration for Crocodile Gold a position he has held since early 2010, this position relates mainly to the regional exploration activities over the 2,200 square kilometre land holdings for Crocodile Gold plus the resource development of around 30 current and historic resources. Mr Edwards holds the position of…

5 Sep 2013, by test test

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Mr Mike Nazroo

Mike Nazroo is Vice President Commercial for Australia - West for ConocoPhillips. Mike graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Mining from the Camborne school of Mines in England and began his career with the company in 1989 as a reservoir engineer in Woking, England. Following that he spent more than 10 years in…

5 Sep 2013, by test test