We are Australian Energy Producers

The peak body of the explorers, developers and producers of essential energy – oil, gas and lower-emission fuels.

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In 2022 our industry contributed:


billion dollars

invested in Australian LNG projects since 2010.



employed by the gas industry supply chain.

5 million+


connected to the gas network.


to Net Zero

by 2050.

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Media Release: Offshore approvals reform is a step towards energy security

New legislation which advances the process to fix Australia’s offshore regulatory approval regime is an important...

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Media Release: Federal Budget must target new gas supply to ease cost-of-living pressures

Australia’s oil and gas industry has called on the government to use the Federal Budget to...

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Media Release: Oil and gas industry backs EDO funding cuts after court shaming

Australia’s oil and gas industry has backed growing moves across the country to cut taxpayer funding...

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Transcript: Samantha McCulloch interview with ABC Radio National’s Sally Sara

Transcript: Samantha McCulloch, Chief Executive of Australian Energy Producers, joined Sally Sara on ABC Radio National...

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Green light for Barossa Project a win for Australia and our region

Australian Energy Producers welcomes today’s court decision to reaffirm key environmental approvals for the Santos Barossa...

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Media Release: Gas industry welcomes offshore consultation process

The Australian Government’s offshore regulation consultation paper highlights the urgent need for regulations that provide economic...

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Media Release: Queensland gas ban smashes households, jobs, councils and energy security

Queensland’s ban on new gas production in the Lake Eyre Basin will drive up energy prices...

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Transcript: Samantha McCulloch interview with Sky News Chief News Anchor Kieran Gilbert

Kieran Gilbert: Samantha McCulloch is the Chief Executive of Australian Energy Producers. Samantha, thanks for your...

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Media Release: Lawler urged to maintain Beetaloo and Middle Arm net zero momentum

The Northern Territory’s oil and gas industry has urged the incoming Lawler NT Government to maintain...

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