A recently announced bilateral energy deal between the NSW and federal coalition governments – which includes expanding the gas industry – has the full support of local Nationals MLC Ben Franklin.
The announcement of a two billion dollar deal between Scott Morrison and Gladys Berejiklian’s NSW government that will lead to a significant boost to gas supply has led to quick condemnation.
So long as we keep burning oil to power our machines, we are at the mercy of rival powers in the Middle East, the richest being the Saudis, led by the murdering Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who has a deal with the crooked Prince Trump of America.
Even as he prepared to remove the velvet glove from his iron fist, Malcolm Turnbull spoke more in sorrow than in anger : ‘the market is not working as it should,’ he mourned.
It’s a sign of lazy journalism and it is rampant. Almost all mainstream media – Fairfax, the ABC and of course the Murdoch empire – routinely blame South Australia’s high electricity prices on renewable energy. They hardly ever question the role of the gas generators. They should.
Robert Rosen, Brunswick Heads. Don McMillan, Echo, May 26, might be a oil and gas worker of 30 years, but he does not seem to appreciate the difference between the natural gas normally supplied to Byron Bay restaurants (mainly from... Read More →
If you blinked, you probably missed it. The Golden Age of gas – which would usher in the transition from high polluting fossil fuels to clean renewables – is over. Probably before it even started.
Kylie Hargreaves, deputy secretary, Resources and Energy, NSW Trade & Investment. In challenging the advice that NSW is facing gas shortages it is important that people consider some of the many facts present on the issue from independent sources.
Gas producers AGL and Origin Energy are each seeking a retail price increase of approximately 20 per cent this year due to the opening up of Qld's gas-export terminal.