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17 Aug
58 – The Future of Queensland’s #Gas and #LNG Industry

What does the future hold for Queensland's gas and LNG sector? This was the topic of a presentation I delivered in Brisbane on July 28, 2016, and this podcast is a recording of that presentation. The slides are on and can be found here: The Future...

20 Jun
The $36b problem for Queensland LNG
If you were prowling for big improvement opportunities in Queensland's coal seam gas to LNG sector, is there really $36 billion waiting to be had? While attention in Australia seems permanently focused on building yet more export trains, I think there's more than enough prize out there that does not involve spending scarce capital to add more supply to an over supplied market. This post is part of a series on gas factory thinking. 
01 Jun
48 – Could a Merger of Queensland’s #LNG Projects Work?

Is a tie up of the LNG projects in Queensland something to consider? I wondered about this when I heard that one of Queensland’s LNG industry executives and some investment bankers were in the media speculating about the possibility of the LNG projects combining forces....

25 May
Episode 47 – Australia’s Eight Gas Mysteries

You have heard of the 7 Ancient Mysteries, about vanished civilisations, forgotten languages, lost tombs and secret treasures? Well, in my various travels around Australia, I a€™m frequently asked about these eight modern gas mysteries of the Australian natural gas industry. Duration: 9m 35s  ...

09 May
Australia’s #LNG Industry in Transition
APPEA returns to Brisbane this year and the conference (hopefully) will bring into focus the significant challenges facing the industry and stimulate a lively discussion about the future. I think we're due for an industry reset. Here's a quick review of the global setting, domestic drivers and sector actions, to set the scene for you. 
20 Apr
Episode 42 – The Well Workover Service Opportunity in Queensland

Well work overs are going to be an in demand service treatment for Queensland’s abundant gas wells. I wrote this story back in July, 2014, and it's still pretty relevant today, particularly as the well volume grows and the wells demonstrate some temperamentalism. Duration: 7m 50s ...

11 Apr
Five Collaborations That Oil and Gas Could Copy
There’s been lots of calls to increase collaboration in the oil and gas world, but what does that actually mean? For inspiration I thought it might be useful to take a look at what kinds of collaboration are in place in other industries, and what these might mean for the oil and gas sector.  

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