Mondaq Asia Pacific: Energy and Natural Resources
The application was disapproved for unacceptable impacts on biological diversity and noise, dust and social impacts.
These amendments will change the way resource authority holders take or interfere with surface and underground water.
The Bill marks a new chapter in unconventional gas exploration.
Falling prices and high labour costs have forced resources companies to look at new technologies to boost productivity.
New WA mine safety legislation is being drafted, which is intended to replace the existing Mines Safety Inspection Act.
WA has one of the largest technically recoverable shale gas reserves in the world, in its Canning and Perth basins.
The article discusses some features of the draft bill on oil and gas, which is one of the most anticipated regulations.
The Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources recently issued a regulation on the duties and structure of SKK Migas.
Assets and employees of BP Migas are transferred to SKK Migas and all contracts signed by BP Migas will remain valid.
NZ petroleum exploration will be a non-notified discretionary activity, so there is no scope for public submissions.
The Crown Minerals Amendment Act 2013 comes into force on 24 May 2013.
The Brief Counsel looks at summary offences in the new CM amendment bill and at the High Court's findings about the MTA.
Water permits can be essential for a farm or vineyard to function and can therefore be extremely valuable assets.
The Government's first response to the recommendations of the Land and Water Forum has been released for public comment.
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Following a lengthy review lasting the best part of a year, on 16 April 2013 the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China gave a conditional green light to the acquisition by Glencore International plc.
This decision has broad implications for all proponents who are required by law to undertake environmental assessments.
The average intensity of greenhouse emissions from the National Electricity Market has reduced by about 5% year on year.
This publication brings together a brief summary of information on recently completed deals and regulatory updates.
The legislation will implement an interim link between the Carbon Pricing Mechanism and the EU Emissions Trading Scheme.
A contentious debate has arisen about whether compensation for landowner time should or ought to be paid.
This update discusses the key recommendations made by the Uranium Committee to recommence uranium mining in Queensland.