24 08, 2021

Would Stopping Natural Gas Mining Halt Climate Change? (Video)

By |2021-09-23T09:59:58+00:00August 24, 2021|Climate Change, Natural Gas|Comments Off on Would Stopping Natural Gas Mining Halt Climate Change? (Video)

This video addresses whether stopping natural gas mining would have an impact on climate change. The US and other countries are putting pressure on Australia to set more ambitious climate change targets. However, Prime Minister Scott Morrison is resisting their demands. Instead of setting out a ‘green’ recovery, his government is leading a ‘gas-led’ recovery to the COVID-19 economic downturn. This risks missing the country’s already insufficient climate goals and leaving stranded investments in natural gas. What is natural gas [...]

24 08, 2021

What Is the Use of Natural Gas?

By |2021-08-26T11:04:08+00:00August 24, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on What Is the Use of Natural Gas?

Many countries across the globe use natural gas. For instance, in Australia, natural gas contributes approximately 26 per cent of the country’s energy consumption. The fossil fuel can be used to generate electricity, heat people’s homes, for cooking and for industrial purposes.  Shell Australia describes natural gas as “the cleanest-burning hydrocarbon”. It is true that it produces less carbon dioxide (CO2) through combustion than oil or coal. However, its procurement, production and usage still have significant environmental consequences. What is [...]

23 08, 2021

LPG v Natural Gas: Pros and Cons, Facts and Figures (Video)

By |2021-09-23T09:59:19+00:00August 23, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on LPG v Natural Gas: Pros and Cons, Facts and Figures (Video)

 This video compares LPG with natural gas and outlines each of their pros and cons, and key facts and figures. Liquid petroleum gas (LPG) consists of either propane, butane or a mixture of both gases. Meanwhile, natural gas is primarily methane, but may also contain ethane, propane, butane or pentane. Both of these fuels supply energy, for example, for cooking, heating, electrical generation and vehicle fuel. Comparing LPG v natural gas reveals the differences between them and their relative [...]

23 08, 2021

Which Are the Best LPG Gas Suppliers in Australia?

By |2021-09-09T14:34:51+00:00August 23, 2021|Consumer products and Services, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Prices|Comments Off on Which Are the Best LPG Gas Suppliers in Australia?

Experts predict that Australia’s natural gas industry will be unable to meet domestic demand in the next few years. Renewable energy sources and the swift uptake of grad-scale battery storage is threatening gas-fired power. This could eradicate the need for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). This could have severe repercussions for Australia’s LPG gas suppliers. What is liquefied petroleum gas? Liquefied petroleum gas is a hydrocarbon gas. It has a very low boiling temperature. Therefore, it is often stored in pressurised [...]

18 08, 2021

Natural Gas vs. LPG: Options, Prices and Effects (Video)

By |2021-09-23T09:58:59+00:00August 18, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on Natural Gas vs. LPG: Options, Prices and Effects (Video)

 This video compares natural gas vs. LPG and outlines the various options, prices and their effects. If you are concerned about the climate, the natural gas vs. liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) debate has a clear winner. Read on to find out about the climate effects of each fuel. Then, scroll down further for a gas price comparison and the best energy options for your home. Natural gas vs. LPG: What is the difference? Natural gas and LPG have distinct [...]

18 08, 2021

How Can You Find Out If Gas Is Connected to Your House?

By |2021-08-26T12:37:12+00:00August 18, 2021|Consumer products and Services, Natural Gas|Comments Off on How Can You Find Out If Gas Is Connected to Your House?

If you are a new homeowner, you are probably wondering which fuel to use in your house. Natural gas has long been popular in Australia. Therefore, many houses still have natural gas appliances. If that is the case for your new home, read on to learn about how you can find out if gas is connected to your house. Natural gas is usually connected to houses in Australia Over five million households in Australia are connected to natural gas. This [...]

28 07, 2021

Renewable Natural Gas: What is it? (Video)

By |2021-08-26T13:03:06+00:00July 28, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on Renewable Natural Gas: What is it? (Video)

  This video explains what renewable natural gas is and what we use it for. Renewable natural gas has its fair share of backers in Australia. For example, Australian utility company Jemena is one such champion. In 2020, it said that the fuel could help offer “affordability, reliability and sustainability” in the country’s energy market. Jemena’s subsidiary Evoenergy has also pointed to the potential of renewable natural gas. It refers to the fuel as biomethane. The company owns the gas [...]

28 07, 2021

Alternatives to Gas-Led Products

By |2021-09-15T16:17:34+00:00July 28, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on Alternatives to Gas-Led Products

In July 2019, Berkeley became the first US city to ban the construction of natural gas hook-ups in new buildings. It was a historic move, which is now being followed by others. This illustrates the growing popularity of alternatives to natural gas-led products.  People are turning their back on gas for reasons related to personal safety and climate change. This article explores the key factors driving this movement and why you should seek alternatives to gas-led products. Natural gas and [...]

7 07, 2021

Natural Gas Heaters: Environmentally Friendly Options

By |2021-08-26T11:12:42+00:00July 7, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on Natural Gas Heaters: Environmentally Friendly Options

Time may soon be up for natural gas heaters. That is because the fuel has a negative impact on the climate. Due to this, there are rising calls to phase out gas use in buildings and houses. For example, the City of Yarra in Melbourne has promised to switch council buildings from gas to electricity by 2030. Additionally, the council has put pressure on the state government to ban natural gas connections in new homes. That would fit with Victoria’s [...]

23 06, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG): How It Affects Australia

By |2021-09-09T14:51:01+00:00June 23, 2021|Natural Gas|Comments Off on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG): How It Affects Australia

Australia’s Federal Resources Minister, Keith Pitt, supports liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects. He confirmed this in May 2021. Pitt announced his backing of new LNG projects in Western Australia. This is needed to meet the global demand for gas, he says. Pitt expects this demand to come from Asian countries.Iannucci, E. (2021). Pitt punts more gas. [online] Mining Weekly. Available at: https://www.miningweekly.com/article/pitt-punts-more-gas-2021-05-19 [Accessed 24 May 2021]. In the same month, the International Energy Agency (IEA) released a report. The [...]

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