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FACT CHECK: do Australians pay more for ...

It is often claimed that Australians pay more for gas than do the overseas buyers of our LNG. Is this true? EnergyQuest tracks the landed price of Australian LNG in our three major markets, Japan, China and Korea. These are landed prices, prior to the cost of regasification, pipeline transport and profit margins in the […]

EnergyQuest July 2019 LNG Report

EnergyQuest has just released its July 2019 LNG Report. Some of the highlights are: Notwithstanding the winter weather, conditions eased in the east coast gas market in July. CSG production from fields operated by the LNG producers was up by 5.0 PJ compared with June and with lower LNG exports, the producers produced a surplus […]

EnergyQuest June 2019 LNG Report

Some of the highlights from the EnergyQuest June 2019 LNG Report are: Strong growth in Australian LNG in 2018-19 EnergyQuest estimates that Australia exported a total of 75.1 million tonnes (Mt) of LNG in the 2018-19 fiscal year (FY 2019), a total of 1,111 cargoes and 21.2% higher than the 61.7 Mt exported in FY […]

Australian gas and oil exploration renai...

There are signs that Australian oil and gas exploration is starting to recover from the doldrums that have been the feature of recent years. EnergyQuest has recently completed a full industry review of Australia’s current and forward oil and gas exploration schedules. The research, by EnergyQuest’s well respected exploration analyst, David Upton, can be downloaded […]

PESA Production and Development Review 2...

Each year at the APPEA Conference PESA sponsors a review of production and development in the previous year. As the only source of comprehensive and timely data on Australian oil and gas EnergyQuest is often asked to prepare these reviews. This was the case again for the 2019 Conference. You can download Graeme Bethune’s presentation […]

EnergyQuest May 2019 LNG Report

Some of the highlights from the EnergyQuest May 2019 LNG Report are: Estimating the environmental benefits of LNG through coal to gas switching in consuming countries requires an analysis of the energy market in each country. There is little coal to gas switching in two of Australia’s LNG markets Japan and Singapore. The major environmental […]

EnergyQuarterly June 2019

The June 2019 EnergyQuarterly report has just been released, with comprehensive Australian oil and gas data for the March Quarter 2019 plus analysis of the latest developments. Here are some of the highlights: The east coast gas market was just in balance overall in Q1 2019 compared with a small deficit in Q1 2018. Conventional gas supply on the east coast bucked the […]