23 12, 2021

Does Australia Have Oil and Gas?

By |2022-07-25T11:32:43+00:00December 23, 2021|Fossil Fuels, Natural Gas|Comments Off on Does Australia Have Oil and Gas?

Oil and gas in Australia are important sources of energy. The energy from these fossil fuels allows the production of electricity, the heating of spaces and helps to keep the transport sector running. However, Australia is among the nations with the largest fossil fuel consumption per capita, which means it has a large CO2 fingerprint. In fact, every hour, Australians consume 409 terawatts of energy from gas and 508 terawatts from oil. To put this into perspective, Australia uses around [...]

8 11, 2021

Australia’s Gas Supply: An Overview

By |2022-07-25T11:17:59+00:00November 8, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on Australia’s Gas Supply: An Overview

Australia is the world’s largest exporter of natural gas. But, the domestic market’s gas supply faces shortages within the next two to three years. This will leave millions of households without energy.  Natural gas is a controversial energy source. Australia’s prime minister is committing the country to a ‘gas-fired recovery’ to the COVID-19 pandemic. It involves a significant expansion of the gas industry. But, natural gas is a fossil fuel that contributes to global warming. In fact, it is a [...]

8 11, 2021

What Are Fugitive Emissions and Why Are They So Dangerous?

By |2022-07-25T11:17:03+00:00November 8, 2021|Greenhouse Gases, Natural Gas|Comments Off on What Are Fugitive Emissions and Why Are They So Dangerous?

What are fugitive gas emissions? Fugitive emissions are leaks, losses or other releases of methane into the atmosphere by the fossil fuel industry. These leaks occur from the production, gathering, processing, transmission and storage segments of the natural gas supply chain. They are a serious issue. Methane is one of the most common greenhouse gases, responsible for driving 23 per cent of all global warming. How does a fugitive emission occur? Fugitive emissions are usually unintentional losses. They are often the [...]

14 10, 2021

LPG vs Natural Gas: Is There a Clear Winner?

By |2022-07-25T11:14:23+00:00October 14, 2021|LPG, Natural Gas|Comments Off on LPG vs Natural Gas: Is There a Clear Winner?

With growing concern over pollution and global warming around the world, a debate about which fossil fuels are worse or better for the environment has become more urgent. One of these debates centres around natural gas vs LPG (liquefied petroleum gas).  Fast-growing economies across Asia are increasingly demanding both LPG and natural gas. Australia has benefitted from this boom, as a result. In 2008, Australia exported 13.6 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG). By 2019, it became the world's [...]

20 09, 2021

What Is LPG and How Is It Produced?

By |2022-07-25T11:12:55+00:00September 20, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on What Is LPG and How Is It Produced?

LPG has become an increasingly popular source of fuel for many countries, especially in Asia. But more people are using LPG in the West as well, while others want LPG extraction banned. This article explores many of the issues related to this fuel. What is LPG? LPG is the acronym for liquefied petroleum gas – the name given to a specific mixture of highly flammable hydrocarbon gases. It is primarily made up of three gases: propane, butane and isobutane. Other [...]

16 09, 2021

What Is a LPG Regulator?

By |2022-07-25T11:10:09+00:00September 16, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on What Is a LPG Regulator?

Are you planning on installing a gas-fired barbecue in the summer? Or perhaps you just want to use a gas cylinder for cooking food outdoors? Either way, it may be time to purchase a LPG regulator.  What is LPG? LPG stands for liquefied petroleum gas. Companies create LPG from a mixture of two gases: propane and butane. They are mixed together to create LPG, but they are also priced and sold separately. Butane has a boiling point of -2ºC and [...]

13 09, 2021

What Is Natural Gas and How Is It Extracted? (Video)

By |2022-07-25T11:08:27+00:00September 13, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on What Is Natural Gas and How Is It Extracted? (Video)

 This video demonstrates what natural gas is and how it is extracted. Natural gas is a hugely controversial fuel. It is an important product for some industries, while others say that it is a poisoned chalice destroying our natural environment. This article explores the truth behind this gas, its impact on our environment and how it can be useful. What is natural gas? Natural gas is simply another name for methane. It is a colourless and highly flammable [...]

13 09, 2021

What Is the Best LPG Hot Water System?

By |2022-07-25T11:07:43+00:00September 13, 2021|Consumer Products and Services, Natural Gas|Comments Off on What Is the Best LPG Hot Water System?

What is a LPG hot water system? A liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) hot water system is a water heater that uses gas to heat water. There are different types of LPG hot water systems. Storage tank models store the water at a set temperature until it is needed. Meanwhile, instant hot water systems heat the water to provide immediate and constant hot water. Ensuring you have the best LPG hot water system is important for two key reasons. Firstly, hot [...]

13 09, 2021

Which Is the Best BBQ Gas Bottle for You This Summer?

By |2022-07-25T11:07:00+00:00September 13, 2021|Consumer Products and Services, Natural Gas|Comments Off on Which Is the Best BBQ Gas Bottle for You This Summer?

A warmer than average winter may have many Australians ready to get grilling. However, you will have to wait until summer arrives. This is due to the wet spring forecast for the country this year. Fortunately, this gives you time to get the most suitable gas bottle for your BBQ. Why is choosing the right gas bottle so important for your BBQ? In Australia, it is easy to choose the right gas bottle for your BBQ. That is because all [...]

25 08, 2021

Why Does Australia Still Use Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)? (Video)

By |2022-07-25T11:06:10+00:00August 25, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on Why Does Australia Still Use Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)? (Video)

 Find out why Australia still uses liquefied natural gas (LNG) and what the country uses it for. In January 2020, Australia became the world’s number one exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG). The news was welcomed and criticised in equal measure by the country. As the world starts to move away from fossil fuels and embrace clean energy, questions have arisen about whether LNG is still relevant and why it is such a controversial fuel. How is liquefied natural [...]

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