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EnergyQuest December 2019 LNG Report

EnergyQuest has just released its December2019 LNG Report. Some of the highlights are: Higher LNG exports and lower east coast gas prices. Australia has officially become the world’s largest exporter of LNG on an annualised basis with the record performance for last year being 1.5 Mt above the Platts estimate (6 January) of Qatar 2019 […]

Australia formally becomes world’s #1 LN

Australia has officially become the world’s largest exporter of LNG on an annualised basis. In sending overseas an estimated record 77.514 million tonnes (Mt) of locally produced LNG in calendar 2019, Australia edged out former No. 1 LNG export titleholder Qatar, expected to produce 75 Mt in 2019. The 2019 Australian LNG exports were more […]

EnergyQuest November 2019 LNG Report

EnergyQuest has just released its November 2019 LNG Report. Some of the highlights are: Australian LNG shipments have not been affected yet by the surplus of LNG globally.  Total Australian LNG shipments in November were 6.5 million tonnes (Mt) (96 cargoes), only slightly lower than 6.6 Mt (97 cargoes) in October. Australia’s November shipments were […]

EnergyQuarterly December 2019

The December 2019 EnergyQuarterly report has just been released, with comprehensive Australian oil and gas data for the September Quarter 2019 plus analysis of the latest developments.  Here are some of the highlights: The east coast gas market balance improved significantly in Q3 2019. Gas production was higher by 20.4 PJ qoq to reach a […]

EnergyQuest October 2019 LNG Report

EnergyQuest has just released its October 2019 LNG Report. Some of the highlights are: Australian LNG shipments have not been affected yet by the surplus of LNG globally.  Total Australian LNG shipments in October were 6.6 million tonnes (Mt) (97 cargoes), higher than 6.2 Mt (91 cargoes) in September. Australia’s October shipments were 77.8 Mtpa […]

EnergyQuest September 2019 LNG Report

EnergyQuest has just released its September 2019 LNG Report. Some of the highlights are: West coast LNG shipments were down by 12 cargoes in September compared with August, primarily from the North West Shelf (NWS) (-12) due to problems with supply from offshore platforms and extended maintenance.  A number of spot cargoes have become available […]

Australian Biofuels Overview 2019

Biofuels in Australia seem to be going nowhere!  From about 2005 to 2010 there was a flurry of investment and interest in new biodiesel and ethanol plants in Australia.  In 2009 Australia had nine operating biodiesel plants and three operating fuel ethanol plants.  Come 2019, there are only three biodiesel plants of scale operating in […]

South Australian natural gas outlook

Natural gas is the second most important primary energy source for South Australia, second only to transport fuels and critical for power generation and industrial, commercial and retail customers. However the Cooper Basin, the source of almost all SA natural gas production, is currently only able to meet around 80% of SA demand and the […]