James Price Point

James Price Point: Premier to ‘insist’ on supply base

Premier Colin Barnett says he will insist on petroleum companies building a supply base at James Price Point.

He said he would also force the Browse Basin partners to supply domestic gas.

His statement came after the re-drawing of Commonwealth-State boundaries, giving WA up to 65 percent of the Torosa gas field.

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Monday, May 19th, 2014 Government, Oil and gas Comments Off

Woodside ‘prefers’ WA base

Woodside says it still prefers WA over the NT for a Browse Basin gas field supply base.

Picture by Rod Hartvigsen

Picture by Rod Hartvigsen

Premier Colin Barnett has persisted with land acquisition  at James Price Point, the former site of the proposed gas hub.

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Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 Business and finance, Government, Oil and gas Comments Off

James Price Point: Premier insists on supply base

The Premier said he will carry out his threat to cancel two of Woodside’s Browse Basin gas leases.

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Picture by Rod Hartvigsen

Mr Barnett is continuing to insist that the  Browse Basin partners build a supply base at James Price Point, and supply cheaper domestic gas.

Two of Wooside’s seven retention leases are within WA waters.

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Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 Business and finance, Government, Oil and gas Comments Off

Mr Roe’s family asks for privacy

The family of the late Goolarabooloo law man Mr J Roe have asked for privacy while they prepare for his funeral.

Joseph Roe

Mr Roe

They issued a statement you can read here:

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Saturday, March 1st, 2014 Oil and gas, People Comments Off

Goolarabooloo law man dies

Goolarabooloo law man Mr J Roe passed away yesterday.

Joseph Roe

J Roe

He had been in a Perth hospital after treatment for a heart attack earlier this month.

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Greens Senator Rachel Siewert expressed “deep sorrow” over his passing.

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Thursday, February 27th, 2014 Aboriginal, Oil and gas, People Comments Off

Gas hub ‘unlikely’ to get investors

An analyst says the proposed gas hub is unlikely to have any investors within the next three years.

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Picture by Rod Hartvigsen

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Wednesday, February 5th, 2014 Business and finance, Government, Oil and gas Comments Off

Browse Basin: Big buyers back Barnett

A group of major industrial gas users support Colin Barnett in his bid to have gas processed onshore.

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Picture by Rod Hartvigsen

The Domgas Alliance includes Alcoa, Newmont Mining and Fortescue Metals.

On Monday the group said the Premier is acting “in the state’s best interest” in opposing floating gas processing.

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Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 Business and finance, Government, Oil and gas Comments Off

PM urges Premier to back floating gas

Prime Minister Tony Abbott wants Premier Colin Barnett to support floating liquid natural gas in the Browse Basin.

Photo courtesy Royal Dutch Shell

Photo courtesy Royal Dutch Shell

Mr Barnett has stuck by his treat to cancel state-owned gas leases if Woodside abandons plans to process gas onshore – which the company has effectively done.

Mr Abbott told The West Australian it would be better to have a FLNG development than no development at all.

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Saturday, December 14th, 2013 Business and finance, Government, Oil and gas Comments Off
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