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Australia Gas Markets, 2010

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : Jul 2010

Category :

Natural Gas

No. of Pages : 143 Pages


This profile is the essential source for top-level energy industry data and information. The report provides an overview of each of the key sub-segments of the energy industry in Australia. It details the market structure, regulatory environment, infrastructure and provides historical and forecasted statistics relating to the supply/demand balance for each of the key sub-segments. It also provides information relating to the natural gas assets (gas fields, pipelines, LNG terminals and underground gas storage facilities) in Australia. The report compares the investment environment in Australia with other countries in the region. The profiles of the major companies operating in the natural gas sector in Australia together with the latest news and deals are also included in the report.

Scope

  • Historic and forecast data relating to production, consumption, imports, exports and reserves are provided for each industry sub-segment for the period 1996-2020.
  • Historical and forecast data and information for all the major gas fields, (Liquified Natural Gas) LNG Terminals, pipelines and underground gas storage facilities in Australia for the period 2000-2013.
  • Operator and equity details for major natural gas assets in Australia.
  • Key information relating to market regulations, key energy assets and the key companies operating in the Australia’s energy industry.
  • Information on the top companies in the Australia including business description, strategic analysis, and financial information.
  • Product and brand updates, strategy changes, R&D projects, corporate expansions and contractions and regulatory changes.
  • Key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships, private equity and venture capital investments, and IPOs.

Reasons to buy

  • Gain a strong understanding of the country’s energy market.
  • Facilitate market analysis and forecasting of future industry trends.
  • Facilitate decision making on the basis of strong historic and forecast production, reserves and capacity data.
  • Assess your competitor’s major natural gas assets and their performance.
  • Analyze the latest news and financial deals in the gas sector of each country.
  • Develop strategies based on the latest operational, financial, and regulatory events.
  • Do deals with an understanding of how competitors are financed, and the mergers and partnerships that have shaped the market.
  • Identify and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of the leading companies in the country.
Table Of Contents

1 Table Of Contents
1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures

2 Australia Energy Sector
2.1 Market Overview
2.2 Natural Gas
2.2.1 Overview
2.2.2 Supply and Demand Balance
2.2.3 Regulatory Structure
2.2.4 Infrastructure

3 Australia Gas Upstream Investment Environment Benchmarking
3.1 Introduction
3.2 The Overall Ranking
3.3 Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness
3.3.1 Maximum Government Take Index
3.3.2 Maximum State Participation
3.4 Gas Sector Performance
3.4.1 Exploration Activity
3.4.2 Gas Production
3.4.3 Gas Reserves
3.4.4 Gas Consumption
3.5 Economic Performance
3.5.1 GDP Growth Index
3.5.2 FDI Confidence Index
3.5.3 Balance of Trade Index
3.6 Socio-Political Performance
3.6.1 Democracy Index
3.6.2 Governance Index

4 Australia Exploration and Production Sector
4.1 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Country Snapshot
4.1.1 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Key Data
4.1.2 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Natural Gas Assets Map
4.2 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production
4.2.1 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas-Historical Production
4.2.2 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type
4.2.3 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Assets
4.2.4 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company
4.2.5 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Market Share based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production
4.3 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasts
4.3.1 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Marketed Natural Gas Forecasted Production
4.3.2 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Gross Revenue Forecast
4.3.3 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Government Take Forecast
4.3.4 Australia Exploration and Production Sector, Contractor Take Forecast
4.4 Australia Exploration And Production Sector, Natural Gas Asset Details
4.4.1 Australia Exploration And Production Sector, Active Natural Gas Asset Details
4.4.2 Australia Exploration And Production Sector, Planned Natural Gas Asset Details
4.5 Australia Exploration And Production Sector, Major Gas Discoveries
4.5.1 Australia Exploration And Production Sector, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009
4.5.2 Australia Exploration And Production Sector, Gas Discovery Details
4.6 Australia Exploration And Production Sector, Recent Discoveries
4.6.1 Jun 09, 2010: Bow Energy Intersects Gassy Coals At First Three Wells In Vermont CSG Prospect, Queensland
4.6.2 Jun 04, 2010: Central Petroleum Strikes Gas At CBM 93-002 Well In Australia
4.7 Australia Exploration And Production Sector, Drilling and Production Updates
4.7.1 Jun 11, 2010: Central Petroleum Spuds Ooraminna 2 Well In Australia
4.7.2 Jun 10, 2010: Origin Energy Updates On Redback 2 Gas Exploration Well In Northern Perth Basin, Western Australia
4.7.3 Jun 09, 2010: Beach Energy Provides Drilling Update
4.7.4 Jun 08, 2010: Victoria Petroleum's Cuisinier-1 Well Commences Oil Production
4.7.5 Jun 07, 2010: Monitor Energy To Test Fury-1 Well In Cooper Basin, South Australia
4.7.6 Jun 04, 2010: Stuart Petroleum To Commence Drilling Operations At Cooper Basin In Australia

5 Australia FPSO Industry
5.1 Australia FPSO Industry, FPSO Capacity Details by Vessel
5.2 Australia FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications

6 Australia Pipeline Sector
6.1 Australia Pipeline Sector, Key Data
6.2 Australia Pipeline Sector, An Overview
6.3 Australia Pipeline Sector, Comparison of Key Natural Gas Pipeline Companies
6.4 AustraliaPipeline Sector, Natural Gas Pipelines

7 Australia LNG Sector
7.1 Australia LNG Sector, Key Data
7.2 Australia LNG Sector, Liquefaction
7.2.1 Australia LNG Sector, Liquefaction, Total Liquefaction Capacity
7.2.2 Australia LNG Gas Sector, Liquefaction, Capacity-wise Market Share By Company
7.2.3 Australia LNG Sector, Liquefaction, Liquefaction Capacity by Terminal

8 Australia Under Ground Storage Gas Sector
8.1 Australia Under Ground Storage Sector, Key Data
8.2 Australia Underground Gas Storage Sector, An Overview
8.2.1 Australia Underground Gas Storage Sector, Storage Capacity by Area, 2009
8.3 Australia Underground Gas Storage Sector, Storage Capacity by Company
8.4 Australia Underground Gas Storage Sector, Storage Capacity
8.4.1 Australia Underground Gas Storage Sector, Storage Capacity of Active Terminals

9 Profile of Woodside Petroleum Limited
9.1 Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Information
9.2 Woodside Petroleum Limited, Company Overview
9.3 Woodside Petroleum Limited, Business Description
9.3.1 Business Overview
9.3.2 Australian Business Unit
9.3.3 North West Shelf Business Unit
9.3.4 Other
9.3.5 Pluto Business Unit
9.3.6 United States Business Unit
9.4 Woodside Petroleum Limited, SWOT Analysis
9.4.1 Overview
9.4.2 Woodside Petroleum Limited Strengths
9.4.3 Woodside Petroleum Limited Weaknesses
9.4.4 Woodside Petroleum Limited Opportunities
9.4.5 Woodside Petroleum Limited Threats

10 Profile of BHP Billiton
10.1 BHP Billiton, Key Information
10.2 BHP Billiton, Company Overview
10.3 BHP Billiton, Business Description
10.3.1 Business Overview
10.3.2 Aluminium
10.3.3 Base Metals
10.3.4 Diamonds and Specialty Products
10.3.5 Energy Coal
10.3.6 Iron Ore
10.3.7 Manganese
10.3.8 Metallurgical Coal
10.3.9 Petroleum
10.3.10 Stainless Steel Materials
10.4 BHP Billiton, SWOT Analysis
10.4.1 Overview
10.4.2 BHP Billiton Strengths
10.4.3 BHP Billiton Weaknesses
10.4.4 BHP Billiton Opportunities
10.4.5 BHP Billiton Threats

11 Profile of Santos Ltd.
11.1 Santos Ltd., Key Information
11.2 Santos Ltd., Company Overview
11.3 Santos Ltd., Business Description
11.3.1 Business Overview
11.3.2 Exploration and Production
11.4 Santos Ltd., SWOT Analysis
11.4.1 Overview
11.4.2 Santos Ltd. Strengths
11.4.3 Santos Ltd. Weaknesses
11.4.4 Santos Ltd. Opportunities
11.4.5 Santos Ltd. Threats

12 Financial Deals Landscape
12.1 Detailed Deal Summary
12.1.1 Rumored Deals
12.1.2 Merger
12.1.3 Acquisition

13 Recent Developments
13.1 License Rounds
13.1.1 May 17, 2010: Australia Announces 2010 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release
13.2 License Awards
13.2.1 May 21, 2010: Stuart Petroleum Secures New Exploration License In Australia
13.2.2 May 17, 2010: Empire Energy Wins Petroleum Exploration License EL14/2009 In Tasmania, Australia
13.3 Strategy and Business Expansion
13.3.1 Jun 01, 2010: WestSide Agrees To Expand Alliance With Mitsui
13.3.2 May 26, 2010: Australia Pacific LNG Launches Gladstone Project Center In Australia
13.4 Other Significant Developments
13.4.1 Jun 10, 2010: Stuart Petroleum Confirms PEL516 Gas Potential
13.4.2 Jun 09, 2010: Mosaic Oil Updates On Fracture Stimulation Of Churchie-1 Well In Queensland
13.4.3 Jun 09, 2010: Adelaide Energy Provides Otway Petroleum Project Update
13.4.4 Jun 08, 2010: Queensland’s Oil And Gas Industry Welcomes New Budget Initiatives: APPEA
13.4.5 Jun 07, 2010: Karoon Gas Provides Kronos-1 Well Update
13.4.6 Jun 04, 2010: Shell Announces Ann Pickard As Chairman Of Australia
13.4.7 Jun 03, 2010: Austin Exploration Appoints W. Mark Hart To Board
13.5 New Contracts Announcements
13.5.1 Jun 03, 2010: WDS Bags Pipeline Contract From APA
13.5.2 Jun 01, 2010: Fairstar Wins Two Transportation Contracts For Gorgon LNG Project In Australia

14 Appendix
14.1 Methodology
14.1.1 Coverage
14.1.2 Secondary Research
14.1.3 Primary Research
14.1.4 Midstream Forecasts
14.1.5 Expert Panel Validation
14.2 Contact Us
14.3 About GlobalData
14.4 Disclaimer

List of Table

Table 1: Australia, Historic and Forecast Production and Consumption of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 12
Table 2: Australia, Historic and Forecast Export of Natural Gas, 1996-2020 14
Table 3: Australia, Historic Reserves of Natural Gas, 1996-2009 16
Table 4: Asia Pacific, Investment Benchmarking, Overall Country Rankings, March 2010 19
Table 5: Asia Pacific, Investment Benchmarking, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, March 2010 20
Table 6: Asia Pacific, Investment Benchmarking, Gas Sector Performance, March 2010 21
Table 7: Asia Pacific, Investment Benchmarking, Economic Performance, March 2010 25
Table 8: Asia Pacific, Country Standings, Economic Performance, March 2010 25
Table 9: Asia Pacific, Investment Benchmarking, Socio-Political Performance, March 2010 27
Table 10: Asia Pacific, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, March 2010 27
Table 11: Australia, Natural Gas Key Statistics, 2009 29
Table 12: Australia, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002- 2009 30
Table 13: Australia, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 31
Table 14: Australia, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), by Major Assets, 2002- 2009 32
Table 15: Australia, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production by Company (MMcf), 2002- 2009 34
Table 16: Australia, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2002-2009 35
Table 17: Australia, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 37
Table 18: Australia, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 (Contd.1) 38
Table 19: Australia, Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), Forecast by Major Assets, 2010-2015 (Contd.2) 39
Table 20: Australia, Forecasted Major Assets-wise Gross Revenue (000'$), 2010-2015 40
Table 21: Australia, Forecasted Major Assets-wise Gross Revenue (000'$), 2010-2015 (Contd.1) 41
Table 22: Australia, Forecasted Major Assets-wise Gross Revenue (000'$), 2010-2015 (Contd.2) 42
Table 23: Australia, Projected Major Assets-wise Total Government Take (000'$), 2010-2015 43
Table 24: Australia, Projected Major Assets-wise Total Government Take (000'$), 2010-2015 (Contd.1) 44
Table 25: Australia, Projected Major Assets-wise Total Government Take (000'$), 2010-2015 (Contd.2) 45
Table 26: Australia, Projected Major Assets-wise Total Contractor Take (000$), 2010-2015 46
Table 27: Australia, Projected Major Assets-wise Total Contractor Take (000$), 2010-2015 (Contd.1) 47
Table 28: Australia, Projected Major Assets-wise Total Contractor Take (000$), 2010-2015 (Contd.2) 48
Table 29: Australia, Active Major Gas Field Asset Details 49
Table 30: Australia, Planned Gas Field Asset Details 53
Table 31: Australia, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 55
Table 32: Australia, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 56
Table 33: Australia, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 (Contd.1) 57
Table 34: Australia, Gas Discovery Details, 2004-2009 (Contd.2) 58
Table 35: Australia FPSO Industry, FPSO Gas Production Capacities, 2009 64
Table 36: Australia FPSO Industry, FPSO Vessel Specifications, 2009 64
Table 37: Australia, Pipeline Key Statistics, 2009 65
Table 38: Australia, Natural Gas Pipeline Length By Company (Km), 2009 65
Table 39: Australia, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 67
Table 40: Australia, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 (Contd.1) 69
Table 41: Australia, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 (Contd.2) 71
Table 42: Australia, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 (Contd.3) 72
Table 43: Australia, Natural Gas Pipelines, 2009 (Contd.4) 73
Table 44: Australia, LNG Key Statistics, 2009 74
Table 45: Australia, Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 74
Table 46: Australia, Liquefaction Capacity by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 75
Table 47: Australia, Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 77
Table 48: Australia Underground Gas Storage Key Statistics, 2009 78
Table 49: Australia, Underground Gas Storage Capacity by Company (MMcf), 2009 79
Table 50: Australia, Underground Gas Storage Capacity (MMcf), 2009 80
Table 51: Woodside Petroleum Limited, Key Facts 81
Table 52: Woodside Petroleum Limited, SWOT Analysis 86
Table 53: BHP Billiton, Key Facts 90
Table 54: BHP Billiton, SWOT Analysis 101
Table 55: Santos Ltd., Key Facts 106
Table 56: Santos Ltd., SWOT Analysis 109
Table 57: Santos To Sell Its Equity Interest In Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas Export Project 114
Table 58: Royal Dutch Shell Plans To Acquire Arrow Energy 115
Table 59: Tokyo Electric Power Plans To Acquire 1% Interest In Ichthys Project From INPEX 116
Table 60: Orion Petroleum Terminates Merge Agreement With Gas2Grid 117
Table 61: Royal Dutch Shell And Petrochina Company To Acquire Arrow Energy 118
Table 62: Eastern Corporation To Acquire Minority Interest In The Galilee Energy 120
Table 63: Niko Resources Acquires Voyager Energy 121
Table 64: Adelaide Energy Acquires Deka Resources And Well Traced 122
Table 65: Strike Energy To Acquire Blade Petroleum 123
Table 66: Salinas Energy Acquires Neon Energy 124
Table 67: Exoma Acquires 100% Interest In Longreach 125
Table 68: Red Sky Energy Acquires Surat Resources 126
Table 69: Red Sky Energy Acquires 100% Interest In Norwest Hydrocarbons 127
Table 70: Beach Petroleum Plans To Acquire Majority Stake In Essential Petroleum Resources 128
Table 71: Moby Oil To Acquire Rankin Trend From Gascorp Australia 129
Table 72: PTT Exploration and Production Public Company To Acquire OMV Timor Sea 130

List of Chart


Figure 1: Australia, Energy Sector Break-Up, 2009 11
Figure 2: Australia, Natural Gas Production And Consumption, Billion Cubic Feet, 1996-2020 13
Figure 3: Australia, Natural Gas Exports, Billion Cubic Feet, 1996-2020 15
Figure 4: Australia, Natural Gas Reserves, Billion Cubic Feet, 1996-2009 17
Figure 5: Asia Pacific, Country Standings, Upstream Fiscal Attractiveness, March 2010 20
Figure 6: Asia Pacific, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Reserves-Exploration & Production, March 2010 22
Figure 7: Asia Pacific, Country Standings, Gas Sector Performance, by Production & Consumption, March 2010 23
Figure 8: Asia Pacific, Country Standings, Exploration Blocks Awarded, March 2010 24
Figure 9: Asia Pacific, Country Standings, Economic Performance, March 2010 26
Figure 10: Asia Pacific, Country Standings, Socio-Political Performance, March 2010 28
Figure 11: Australia, Natural Gas Assets Map, 2009 29
Figure 12: Australia, Total Marketed Natural Gas Production (MMcf), 2002- 2009 30
Figure 13: Australia, Marketed Natural Gas Production by Type (MMcf), 2002- 2009 31
Figure 14: Australia, Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, by Company (MMcf), 2002-2009 35
Figure 15: Australia, Market Share (%) based on Marketed Equity Weighted Natural Gas Production, 2009 36
Figure 16: Australia, Number of Gas Discoveries, 2004- 2009 55
Figure 17: Australia, Natural Gas Pipeline Length By Company (Km), 2009 66
Figure 18: Australia, Total Liquefaction Capacity (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 75
Figure 19: Australia, Liquefaction Capacity by Company (Million Tonnes), 2000-2015 76
Figure 20: Australia, Underground Working Gas Capacity by Area (%), 2009 78
Figure 21: Australia, Underground Gas Storage Market Share (%) by Company, 2009 79
Figure 22: GlobalData Methodology 141

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