Could US LNG Imports Be An Option For Australia's Gas Crisis?

Australia’s east coast gas crisis may force it to do something drastic unless it can discover and develop more domestic gas.

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Australia could consider taking drastic action to import gas from the United States to alleviate the country’s east coast gas crisis—a farcical scenario considering Australia is the world’s biggest exporter of LNG—Australian Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan said at the APPEA Conference.

Speaking at an annual event he referred to as “my favorite conference”, Canavan, in one of his first post-election appearances that kept the Liberal-National Coalition in power, delivered a strong message of support to Australia’s oil and gas industry and a hard-hitting rebuke of its opponents.

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Dale Granger

Dale Granger is a previous editor of Oil and Gas Investor Australia and current editor of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA) News publication.