Adani gets POSCO as Abbot Point port builder

Posted on 18 December 2014
John McCarthy ADANI has signed up Korea's POSCO as an equity partner and builder of its $1 billion T0 coal terminal at Abbot Point. 
The terminal will service the $16 billion Carmichael megamine in the Galilee Basin which has yet to get its final board approval or a mining lease. However, the company is moving ahead with the project and expects to start development of the Northern Galilee Basin Rail project early next year. It also maintains it can produce first...

Arrow Continues Bowen Basin Development Plan

Posted on 16 December 2014
John McCarthy ARROW Energy continues to progress its upstream development of coal seam gas infrastructure despite not having an LNG plant to send it to. 
The Shell and PetroChina subsidiary said it would move to the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of its Bowen Basin pipeline to Curtis Island. No price was put on the development of the pipeline but others from the Surat Basin to Curtis Island have cost at least $1 billion and QCGs parent BG Group sold its Sur...

New Auction Laws for Queensland

Posted on 27 November 2014
Nobody loves change. So we understand some of the commentary about the new Property Occupations Act which commences on Monday December 1st. The Act has some new provisions around auctions and there’s been some confusion over what it means.
It’s time for some clarity and to reassure sellers and buyers that auction will continue as a popular sale method for many years to come. After December 1st a real estate salesperson handling an auction property can, and usually will, provi...

Implementation of regional planning laws discussed with landholders

Posted on 30 October 2014
Sourced from GasFields Commission Queensland The GasFields Commission joined a group of Darling Downs landholders at a special briefing in Toowoomba this week to discuss the implementation of the State's new regional planning laws. The meeting was hosted by Deputy Premier, Jeff Seeney and Agriculture Minister, John McVeigh with a group of about 30 landholders in attendance. The Regional Planning Interests Act came into effect from June this year to provide a more balanced way ...

CSG industry watchdog responds to landholder queries

Posted on 21 October 2014
Sourced from GasFields Commission Queensland Queensland's Coal Seam Gas (CSG) Compliance Unit has resolved more than 80 percent of the 237 landholder enquiries it has received up to 30 September this year, covering a wide range of issues from bores, to CSG operations and land access. CSG Compliance Unit with landholder The CSG Compliance Unit undertakes industry compliance, auditing and engagement activities and includes groundwater experts, and specialists in petroleum and...