23 09, 2021

LPG Conversion: What Are the Pros and Cons?

2021-10-11T22:36:56+00:00September 23, 2021|Categories: Natural gas, Natural gas prices|

Liquified petroleum gas (LPG) is a hydrocarbon fuel, also known as autogas. In Australia, it primarily consists of propane, but, in other countries, it may contain butane as well. Cars with an internal combustion engine that typically run on petrol can run on LPG instead. To do so, they must have a LPG conversion. Between August 2006 and 30 June [...]

21 09, 2021

How Common Are LNG Exports in Australia?

2021-10-11T22:37:39+00:00September 21, 2021|Categories: Greenhouse gases, Natural gas, Natural gas prices|

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas chilled to around -161°C to make it a liquid. The quantity of LNG exports from Australia is the highest in the world. In March 2021, the country’s monthly LNG exports reached record highs. The fossil fuel industry portrays natural gas and its products as a “cleaner” energy source. They say it produces “less [...]

24 08, 2021

Natural Gas Prices in Australia: What Factors Affect Them? (Video)

2021-09-23T10:00:30+00:00August 24, 2021|Categories: Natural gas prices|

 This video shows the natural gas price in Australia and what factors affect it. Using a bunsen burner in science experiments has been a key part of the national curriculum in Australia for generations. However, that is now changing. New schools in Victoria will have their gas heating connections switched off, and students will use electric hot plates for [...]

24 08, 2021

What Is the Future of Gas Companies in Australia?

2021-10-11T22:43:45+00:00August 24, 2021|Categories: Corporations, Natural gas, Natural gas prices|

By the end of 2020, 27 per cent of Australian buildings were fitted with solar systems. This is the highest proportion in the world. Partly thanks to this development, 24 per cent of the country’s electricity came from renewable energy in 2020. But, the Australian government is not taking advantage of this. Instead, they are spending AUD $600 million on [...]

24 08, 2021

Australian Gas Prices: What Can We Expect in Terms of Volatility?

2021-10-11T22:44:42+00:00August 24, 2021|Categories: Natural gas prices|

On July 1, 2021, conventional onshore gas business was allowed to resume in Victoria, Australia. Victoria’s state government had previously banned onshore conventional drilling in 2014 and extended the moratorium in 2017. The decision to open up again is part of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s broader ‘gas-fired recovery’. He wants to reduce expensive gas prices for Australian consumers. But will [...]

28 07, 2021

The Average Electricity and Gas Bill in Australia: How Much Is It?

2021-08-26T13:04:41+00:00July 28, 2021|Categories: Natural gas prices|

Households and manufacturing businesses in Australia have been suffering for years due to rising electricity and gas prices. Even worse, experts predict that prices will only continue to grow. The underlying causes behind these increases differ between the two utilities. Taking a look at the average gas bill and the average electricity bill for Australian households can help to shed [...]

13 05, 2021

Australia’s Natural Gas Price Forecast

2021-08-26T13:17:14+00:00May 13, 2021|Categories: Natural gas prices|

What is Australia’s natural gas price forecast? The natural gas price will stay high in all states except Western Australia (WA), forecast the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). Gas producers sell the fuel on long-term contracts and wholesale. The prices in both markets will likely remain higher than the pre-2015 level.de Atholia, T. & Walker, A. (2021). Understanding the [...]

21 04, 2021

Gas Prices in Australia: Why Are Prices So High?

2021-08-26T10:53:38+00:00April 21, 2021|Categories: Natural gas prices|

What is the price of gas in Australia? The price of gas in Australia's eastern states dropped from AUD $8-$14 per gigajoule (GJ) in 2019 to AUD $6-$8 per GJ by mid-2020. This is because gas prices fell worldwide in early 2020.Canstar Blue. (2021). Wholesale Gas Prices are Down but Aussies Still Pay too Much. [online] Available at: https://www.canstarblue.com.au/gas/gas-prices-down-feb-2021 [Accessed [...]

21 04, 2021

Why Natural Gas Prices in Australia Are Unsustainable

2021-10-11T22:50:58+00:00April 21, 2021|Categories: Natural gas prices|

Natural gas prices in Australia do not make much sense. Australia is the world’s largest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG). Yet, domestic gas prices have risen by more than 130 per cent since LNG exports at Gladstone, Queensland began in 2015 [...]

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