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Jemena appoints new CFO

Jemena has announced the appointment of its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) following an extensive six month global search. David Gillespie – who is currently General Manager of Jemena’s Corporate Finance group  –  will commence as CFO from Monday, 7 August 2017. His appointment comes after Jemena’s current CFO, Joanne Pearson, announced her retirement earlier […]

Draft decision issued on Albury access arrangement

The Australian Energy Regulator (AER) has issued its draft decision on Australian Gas Networks’ (AGN) Victorian and Albury access arrangement for its natural gas customers for the five year period beginning 1 January 2018. The draft decision is in response to AGN’s Final Plan, which was submitted to the AER on 23 December 2016. In […]

BHP’s new Chairman

Following a formal succession process led by Senior Independent Director, Shriti Vadera, BHP has appointed a new Chairman. The BHP Board has elected Ken MacKenzie to succeed Jac Nasser as Chairman. Mr MacKenzie will assume the role of Chairman effective 1 September 2017, following Mr Nasser’s retirement as both Chairman and a Non-executive Director. Mr […]

Cue Energy appoints new CEO

Cue Energy Resources has appointed a new CEO after Grant Worner – who has left his dual-role acting as both Chairman and Chief Executive Officer – announced his return to the role of Non Executive Chairman. Matthew Boyall will take over the position of CEO from 1 July 2017. Mr Boyall has been Cue’s Commercial Manager […]

The value of renewables for the majors

With renewable energy sources set to radically reshape global energy markets, they pose a threat to legacy operations of majors oil and gas companies, but also provide an opportunity to diversify and future-proof portfolios. Wood Mackenzie’s new report, Could renewables be the Majors’ next big thing?, takes a closer look at the value proposition in […]

AMMA appoints new president

The Australian Mines and Metals Association (AMMA) has appointed a new president and vice president to its board. Resource industry executive and current ExxonMobil Australia Chairman Richard Owen has been appointed President of AMMA’s Board of Directors. Mr Owen brings to the role more than 30 years’ experience in the hydrocarbons sector across engineering, operational […]

Need for increased collaboration in oil and gas

A new Deloitte report outlines a lack of trust and misalignment of expectations as the key factors impeding successful collaboration in Australia’s oil and gas industry. ‘Committed to change: Driving true industry collaboration’ presents the findings of a survey of 96 individuals within Australian oil and gas operators and service companies and their views on […]

Arrow Energy expands to deliver more gas

Arrow Energy will begin front-end engineering design (FEED) work for a proposed major expansion of its Tipton gas project in the Surat Basin, Queensland, which could more than double production capacity at the site, resulting in more gas getting to market. APPEA Queensland Director, Rhys Turner, said Arrow’s announcement showed that Queensland-based operators continue to […]

New Head of Integrated Gas at Origin

Origin Energy has appointed a new Executive General Manager for Integrated Gas to begin 1 May 2017 following the announced departure of current Integrated Gas CEO, David Baldwin, at the end of April 2017. Current General Manager, Commercial, Mark Schubert, has been appointed to the role of Executive General Manager, Integrated Gas, while Mr Baldwin […]

Strike Energy’s new board appointments

Strike Energy has announced several key board and management changes including the appointment of a new Chairman following the resignation of Mark Carnegie. Perth businessman and Company Director John Poynton has been appointed the role of Chairman, effective immediately. Managing Director David  Baker has also resigned from his role effective 10 April 2017. Mr Baker […]

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