Options for a prospective national gas reservation scheme: issues paper

Closed 27 Nov 2020

Opened 27 Oct 2020

Overview

The Australian Government is committed to exploring options for a prospective national gas reservation policy.

This aims to ensure Australian gas users get the energy they need at a reasonable price.

Our department is consulting with stakeholders to develop options.

Issues paper

Our issues paper [1.1MB PDF] [471KB DOCX) considers:

  • the outlook for Australian gas markets
  • the importance of gas to Australian trade and investment
  • the importance of gas to Australian industry
  • other jurisdictions’ approaches to gas market intervention

 

What happens next

The Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia will consider a draft options paper in December 2020.

Audiences

  • Gas producers
  • Domestic gas users
  • States and territories
  • Peak industry bodies
  • LNG trading partners

Interests

  • Energy
  • Industry
  • Gas
  • Exports
  • Manufacturing