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Australia on track to become world’s top LNG exporter

The US Energy Information Administration has announced that, according to Australia’s Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australia is on track to surpass Qatar as the world’s largest LNG exporter.


Ichthys LNG operating at 80% capacity

According to Reuters, Inpex Corp. has announced that the Ichthys LNG project in Australia is currently operating at approximately 80% of full capacity.


Chevron launches CO2 capture system for Gorgon LNG project

According to Reuters, Chevron Corp. has launched one of the largest carbon capture and storage projects in the world, injecting CO2 into a deep reservoir under an island off Western Australia at the Gorgon LNG project.


Australia reviewing gas policy

According to Reuters, the Australian government has announced that it will consider forcing gas producers to reserve some of their supply for the gas market, as it aims to reduce energy bills for both manufacturers and households.


Santos receives approval for shale gas drilling

Santos has announced that it has received approval for the first environmental management plan to be awarded for onshore shale gas exploration in the Northern Territory, Australia, since the moratorium was lifted early last year.