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Major proposed changes to Queensland resources law – the environmental and commercial implications
Insight 14 Feb 2020

New legislation will, if passed, introduce a suite of reforms aimed at mitigating the risks of Queensland resources projects not being rehabilitated, which also have major implications for the sales of such projects. The changes' wide-ranging impact includes tighter criteria for tenement applicants and transferees, and introducing an ability for tenement conditions to be adjusted following a change of control of tenement holders. In particular, potential tenement applicants and purchasers should consider initial due diligence on people and entities that may be considered their associates, so they are prepared to defend any decision in relation to potential disqualification. ...

Proposed regulation of offshore clean energy infrastructure – what you need to know
Insight 29 Jan 2020

The proposed regulatory framework for offshore wind and other clean energy technologies and associated infrastructure in Commonwealth waters looks to be modelled on the regulation of offshore petroleum, with some key differences. ...

Productivity Commission focuses on red tape, and resources sector growth
Insight 13 Dec 2019

The Productivity Commission is examining resources sector regulation, with a focus on identifying opportunities to simplify approval processes without compromising environmental standards or ...

Allens acts on NAIF loan package for WA's Beyondie project
News 09 Dec 2019

Located 160 km south east of Newman, the Project aims to produce SOP, a high-yield, premium fertiliser, for domestic and international sale. The loan is comprised of a $48 million Infrastructure ...

Energy regulation – a big stick for electricity and a white paper for gas
Insight 13 Nov 2019

The Federal Government's 'big stick' energy Bill, which will define and prohibit several new types of misconduct in electricity markets, is progressing through Parliament and is expected to be pass ...

Allens advises Santos on strategic natural gas and LNG acquisition
News 24 Oct 2019

The transaction, once completed, will deliver Santos operatorship and control of the Darwin LNG facility (and associated mid-stream assets), the Bayu-Undan project and the Barossa project. The ...

Report: Vietnam LNG sector update: September 2019
Insight 20 Sep 2019

Vietnam’s need for LNG projects is greater than ever due to instability of the power system, power shortages caused by delayed investment of other power projects and energy security requirements. This article provides an overview of the liquefied natural gas market in Vietnam ...

Allens advises Woodside on gas sale and purchase agreement
News 25 Jul 2019

The gas is being supplied to the Worsley Alumina integrated mining and refining complex in Western Australia. The Worsley Alumina Joint Venture is held by South32 (86%), Japan Alumina Associates ...

Hydrogen – what you need to know
Insight 12 Jul 2019

The COAG Energy Council Hydrogen Working Group continues its work on the National Hydrogen Strategy, with the release of its issues papers series. The nine papers are a fascinating look at the ...

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