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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 community expectations. ...

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. Meanwhile, COAG has instigated a holistic review of gas pipeline regulation and is considering improvements to transparency meas ...

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 breadth, depth and interwoven nature of the issues facing hydrogen. ...

Lag and loss: managing the impacts of delay in project delivery
Insight 04 Jun 2019

Three recent UK decisions highlight contractual mechanisms for managing aspects of risks associated with delay in project delivery Projects Partner Leighton OBrien considers the implications for projects in Australasia ...

Opposition's promise of $1 billion for hydrogen reflects growing optimism
Insight 14 Feb 2019

The Federal Oppositions recent announcement of a 11 billion National Hydrogen Plan to support development of hydrogen technologies and hydrogen refuelling infrastructure is only the latest development demonstrating the industrys potential growth Partner Igor Bogdanich Associate Holly Woodcroft ...

Reserving gas for domestic markets - Queensland's next step
Insight 18 Dec 2018

Both Queensland and Western Australia have mechanisms designed to ensure that in the face of the competing demands of LNG exports adequate gas is available for domestic use Queensland is now looking to go a step further by imposing a condition on identified petroleum authorities to the effect that ...

Important changes to Queensland's mineral resource legislation
Insight 25 Oct 2018

The Queensland Parliament passed the Mineral, Water and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2018, which will make important changes to the various Acts governing resource activities in that state. This insight examins the changes to mineral resources legislation. ...

Implications of High Court ruling for mining lease applications in WA
Insight 23 Aug 2017

The High Court has found the mining warden did not have jurisdiction to hear applications for mining leases over certain Minderoo pastoral holdings, because they were not accompanied by either a mining proposal or a mineralisation report. ...

Getting The Deal Through: Boom in renewables
Insight 04 Aug 2017

Allens Partners Ben Farnsworth Michael Ryan and Tim Stewart were part of the global panel analysing the boom in renewables in the Australian project finance market In Getting the Deal Throughs third annual issue focusing on the global project finance markets Ben Michael and Tim look at the trends ...

Finkel Review - Data: Critical data needs in the national electricity market
Insight 05 Jul 2017

In the fourth of our series analysing the Finkel Review we look at Dr Finkels assessment of the critical data needs in the National Electricity Market NEM including a key recommendation that by the end of 2018 the proposed Energy Security Board in collaboration with the Australian Energy Regulator ...

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