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UQ bentonite plug

Cheaper and safer way to plug wells revealed

Plugging decommissioned oil and gas wells may become safer and more economical with a solution championed by leading researchers. A team from the University of Queensland (UQ) Centre for Coal Seam...

$12m oil and gas training facility for WA

The first sod of soil has been turned on the $12 million second stage of an internationally recognised oil and gas training facility in Western Australia. Deputy Premier and Training and Workforce...

Gas-powered haul trucks on the cards: McKinsey report

The country’s rich gas industry is expected to play a significant role in Australia’s energy future, according to a new report by McKinsey Australia. Christiaan Heyning, who co-authored The role of...

Why do oil prices keep going down?

Marcelle Arak, University of Colorado Denver and Sheila Tschinkel, Emory University Global stock markets have been in a tailspin this week. And the sinking price of oil received at least some of the...

Promising outlook for oil and gas puts pressure on HSE

The future outlook for the oil and gas sector is promising even though Australia’s biggest gas projects are now moving from construction to production phase – and the increase in supply is pushing...

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