Four offshore petroleum exploration permits, representing $297 million in new investment, have been granted in Commonwealth waters off Western Australia as part of the second round of the 2014 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release.
The Hon Josh Frydenberg MP was sworn in as Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia on 21 September 2015.
Today I will arrive in Cebu, the Philippines, to represent the Australian Government at the 12th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Ministerial meeting.
Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, Josh Frydenberg congratulated the Australian gas industry on the first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) departing from Santos’ Gladstone LNG project in Queensland.
Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg welcomes the release of the Final Report of the Review of Governance Arrangements for Australian Energy Markets.
The Turnbull Government will take a whole of government approach to addressing vehicle emissions with a Ministerial Forum chaired by the Minister for Major Projects Paul Fletcher that will examine vehicle emissions standards in Australia and vehicle testing arrangements.
Today the Government released a consultation paper to seek feedback on the proposed design and operation of the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF).
The Government has shortlisted six sites for further evaluation and public consultation for a permanent National Radioactive Waste Management Facility.
Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, is representing the Australian Government at the 2015 International Energy Agency Ministerial meeting in Paris.
The Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Robb, and the Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg, have welcomed new arrangements around official export credit support for coal fired power plants, agreed to by members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Today I congratulate Rio Tinto on its announcement that it will invest $2.6 billion in expanding its Amrun bauxite project in north Queensland.