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The Future of Australia Gas Markets, Investments, Projects and Companies to 2025 Exploration, Gas Production, Gas Pipelines, Storage, LNG and Supply Demand

The Future of Australia Gas Markets, Investments, Projects and Companies to 2025 Exploration, Gas Production, Gas Pipelines, Storage, LNG and Supply Demand

‘The Future of Australia Gas industry’ from one of the world’s leading energy research firm analyses the effect of current global market changes on Australia Gas markets.

Effect of current market dynamics including price fluctuations, CAPEX declines and others on Australia Gas markets-

The impact of recent developments including OPEC decision to cut production at Algiers, US shale production decline, Australia government policy changes and CAPEX reductions on companies across Australia Gas value chain are analysed in detail. The research provides detailed analysis of all major risks and opportunities faced by gas companies in Australia.

Planning and Strategy Support-

The report identifies key trends and drivers of Australia Gas markets and provides the SWOT profile of the country. Further, the country is benchmarked with peer markets to compare its position in regional markets. In addition, impact of competing assets in other countries is also evaluated.

Short Term Risk Mitigation and Long Term Growth Strategies-

The research work identifies the key moves being taken by government, companies and investors to cop up with global changes and minimize the risks in current market conditions. Further, the research also identifies the strategies being taken by oil and gas players to ensure growth and beat competition in the long run.

Outlook Statements-

  • Marketed Gas supply and demand outlook, 2005- 2025
  • LNG Supply and Demand Outlook, 2005- 2022
  • LNG Contracted Capacity Outlook, 2005- 2022
  • Australia Primary Energy mix, 2015
  • GDP, Population and Investment Outlook, 2005- 2025
Analysis across value chain-

The comprehensive research provides opportunities, risks, infrastructure, trade and competition on exploration blocks, licensing rounds, Gas fields, underground gas storage, pipelines and LNG terminals in Australia.

Feasibility study, Current Status and Expected Start Up and Impacts-

For all planned projects including new LNG terminals, Gas storage terminals and pipelines, feasibility study of new projects, their current status including FID/ FEED/EPC along with expected start up, construction contract details and the impact of these projects on Australia are analysed in detail.

Complete Infrastructure Details -

Australia Gas report provides complete asset by asset details of Australia Gas infrastructure. Key details provided in the research include-
  • Exploration- Awarded and Available Block Details, Licensing rounds on Offer, Briefs on Successful Exploration operations, Rigs Count
  • Production- Field wise production information from 2007- 2014; Operational and Planned Gas Field details
  • Gas Storage- Storage Capacity by Terminal, 2015; Terminal details including- location, start up, operator, owners, stakes, capex and construction partners
  • Pipelines- Gas transmission pipelines including start point, end point, route, length, diameter, capacity, capex and operators and owners and construction partners
  • LNG terminals- Liquefaction/Regasification Capacity Outlook by terminal, 2005- 2022; LNG terminal details including- location, start up, operator, owners, trains/ vaporizers, storage capacity, tanks, jetty, capex and construction details
Further, LNG exports/ imports, trade patterns, Sale Purchase Agreements, associated Ships, fields and other information is provided.

Competitive Landscape-

The report provides market shares of each of the sector in Australia Gas markets including-
  • Company wise net weighted Gas production, 2005- 2014
  • Company wise LNG capacity, 2005- 2022
  • Company wise storage capacity, 2015
  • Company wise Pipeline Lengths, 2015
The report also analyses three leading companies in Australia Gas markets. Business operations, SWOT Analysis and financial performance of the companies are provided.

Recent Industry Developments-

All latest developments in the industry along with their possible impact on the industry are included in the report.

Robust methodology-

OGAnalysis has daily updated 15 oil and gas databases, which provide updated data on all projects in Australia. Further, in house experts with years of experience use widely appreciated forecast models to analyse the future of the country. In addition, data and insights are frequently validated with opinions from industry experts to ensure complete accuracy of our predictions.


1 Table of Contents
1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures
2 Executive Summary
2.1 Current Market Conditions in Australia Gas Sector
2.2 Impact of Current Low Price Conditions on Australia
2.3 Uncertainties and Challenges Faced by Australia Gas and LNG Companies
2.4 Trends and Drivers Shaping the Future of Australia Gas and LNG Markets
2.5 SWOT Analysis
2.5.1 Key Strengths of Investing in Australia Oil and Gas Markets
2.5.2 Key Weaknesses Faced by Companies in Australia Oil and Gas Markets
2.5.3 Key Opportunities for New Entrants, Companies and Investors in Australia Oil and Gas Markets
2.5.4 Key Threats and Challenges Faced by Australia Oil and Gas Players
2.6 Benchmark with Peer Markets
2.6.1 Overall Ranking of Markets, 2016
2.6.2 Demographic and Economic Index
2.6.3 Market Comparison- Trade Index
2.6.4 Market Comparison-Infrastructure Index
2.6.5 Market Comparison- Competition Index
3 Australia Gas Market Factsheet
3.1 Australia Gas Market Snapshot, 2016
3.2 Australia Primary Energy Demand Outlook, 2000- 2025
3.2.1 Population Outlook, 2005- 2025
3.2.2 GDP Growth Outlook, 2005- 2025
3.3 Australia Demographic Overview
3.3.1 Geographical Location Details
3.3.2 Australia Energy Ministry, Licensing and Regulatory Authorities
4 Investment and Business Expansion Opportunities in Australia Gas Markets
4.1 Current Status of Planned Projects in Exploration, Production, Storage, Transport and LNG Sectors
4.2 Feasibility and Expected Start Ups of Planned Projects in Australia
4.2.1 Australia Planned LNG Terminal Details- Start-up, Capacities, Location, Operators and Owners
4.2.2 Australia Planned Gas Pipeline Details- 2016-2020
5 Australia Gas Market Outlook and Forecasts
5.1 Australia Marketed Natural Gas Production Forecast (yearly), 2005- 2025
5.2 Australia Natural Gas Demand Forecast (yearly), 2005- 2025
5.3 Australia LNG Exports Forecast (yearly), 2005- 2025
6 Competitive Landscape in Australia Gas Markets, 2016
6.1 Australia Gas production sector – market shares by company, 2014
6.2 Australia LNG Sector- Market Shares by Company, 2016
6.3 Gas Storage Sector- Market Shares by Company, 2016
6.4 Australia pipeline sector - Market Shares By Company, 2016
7 Australia Upstream Gas Market Analysis
7.1 Australia Exploration and Production Sector- Proven Gas Reserves, 2000-2016
7.2 Australia Natural Gas Production by Field, 2006-2014
7.3 Australia Exploration Blocks and Gas Field Details
7.4 Australia Drilling Rigs Information, June 2012-March 2017
7.5 Australia Upstream Gas Industry- Recent Developments
7.5.1 Government releases 21 new areas offshore for oil and gas exploration -May 2017
7.5.2 Chevron Secures New Acreage off Australia- February 2017
7.5.3 New LNG projects to boost Australia’s condensate production in 2017-18- January 2017
7.5.4 Australian exploration collapses due to lower crude prices- March 2016
7.5.5 Gas prices in Australia double those of exports- August 2016
8 Australia LNG Market Analysis
8.1 Australia LNG market snapshot, 2016
8.2 Australia Operational LNG Terminal Details- Startup, Capacities, Location, Operators and Owners
8.3 Terminal wise Liquefaction/ Regasification Capacity Outlook, 2005-2022
8.4 Terminal wise Storage Tanks Count, 2005-2022
8.5 LNG Storage Capacity by Terminal, 2005-2022
8.6 Terminal wise Trains/Vaporizers Count, 2005-2022
8.7 Net weighted LNG Capacity Outlook By Company, 2005-2022
8.8 Australia LNG Industry- Recent Developments
8.8.1 Australia Plans LNG Export Limits To Help Ease Local Price Pain- May 2017
8.8.2 Gas Export Plants One-Third Owned By Foreign Governments- April 2017
8.8.3 Australia, Southeast Asia developing more gas projects, fewer resources in 2017- February 2017
8.8.4 Australian LNG Exports to rise 63% in 2017- January 2017
8.8.5 LNG giant Shell says Australian oil and gas tax review threatens new investments- January 2017
8.8.6 Chevron to spend $2 billion on its Australian LNG projects in 2017- December 2016
9 Australia Gas Storage Market Analysis
9.1 Australia Operational Gas Storage Terminal Details, 2016
9.2 Gas Storage Capacity by Company, 2016
10 Australia Pipeline Market Analysis
10.1 Australia Gas Pipeline Details- Route, Operator, Owners, Length, Diameter, Capacity- 2016
10.2 Australia Proposed Gas Pipeline Details- 2016-2020
10.3 Australia Pipeline Market- Share in Total Network- 2016
10.4 Australia pipeline Industry- Market Monitor
10.4.1 Esso Replacement Pipeline Nearing Completion- May 2017
10.4.2 Australian Government Resurrects West-East Gas Pipeline Concept- April 2017
10.4.3 Arrow Energy Wins Australian Gas Pipeline License, But Plan on Hold- April 2017
10.4.4 Woodside Revives Plan to Pipe Gas from North West Shelf to Karratha- March 2017
11 Key Players In Australia Oil and Gas Markets
11.1 BP Plc
11.1.1 Overview
11.1.2 Business Operations
11.1.3 SWOT Analysis
11.1.4 Financial Performance
11.2 Royal Dutch Shell Plc
11.2.1 Key Information
11.2.2 Business Operations
11.2.3 SWOT Analysis
11.2.4 Contact Information
11.2.5 Key Consolidated Financial Information
11.3 Woodside Energy Ltd. - Business Overview
11.3.1 Summary
11.3.2 Business Operations
11.3.3 SWOT Analysis
11.3.4 Contact Information
11.3.5 Recent Financial Performance
11.4 Chevron Corporation
11.4.1 Overview
11.4.2 Global Operations
11.4.3 Business Description
11.4.4 SWOT Analysis
11.4.5 Contact Information
11.4.6 Financial Analysis
12 Appendix
12.1 About OGAnalysis
12.2 Abbreviations
12.3 Sources and Methodology
12.4 Contact Information
12.5 Disclaimer 116
List of Tables
Table 1: Australia Oil and Gas Benchmarking - Overall Ranking 19
Table 2: Australia Oil and Gas Benchmarking- Demographic and Economic Index 19
Table 3: Asian LNG Exporters – Trade Index 20
Table 4: Asian LNG Exporters - Infrastructure Index 20
Table 5: Asian LNG Exporters – Competition Index 21
Table 6: Australia Oil and Gas Industry Snapshot, 2016 22
Table 7: Australia, Planned Gas Pipeline Details 31
Table 8: Australia Marketed Natural Gas Production Forecast, 2005-2025 32
Table 9: Australia Natural Gas Demand Forecast, 2005-2025 34
Table 10: Australia LNG Exports Forecast, Million Tonnes (MT), 2005-2025 36
Table 11: Australia Proved Gas Reserves, 2000-2016 42
Table 12: Australia Natural Gas Production by Major Field, MMcfd, 2006-2014 43
Table 13: Australia Exploration, Blocks on Offer, 2017 45
Table 14: Australia Exploration, Blocks on Offer, 2016 46
Table 15: Australia Exploration, Blocks on Offer, 2015 47
Table 16: Australia LNG Market Snapshot, September 2016 56
Table 17: Australia Liquefaction Capacity By Terminal (mtpa), 2005-2022 58
Table 18: Australia LNG Storage Tanks By Terminal, Number, 2005-2022 59
Table 19: Australia LNG Storage Capacity By Terminal (Thousand m3), 2005-2022 60
Table 20: Australia LNG Liquefaction Trains Count by Terminal, Number, 2005-2022 61
Table 21: Australia LNG Liquefaction Capacity Forecast by Company (mtpa), 2005-2020 62
Table 22: Australia Operational and Upcoming Storage Terminal Details, 2016 69
Table 23: Australia- Gas Storage Capacity by Company, 2016 70
Table 24: Australia, Major Operational Gas Pipelines (1) 71
Table 25: Australia, Major Operational Gas Pipelines (2) 72
Table 26: Australia, Major Operational Gas Pipelines (3) 73
Table 27: Australia, Proposed Gas Pipeline Details 74
Table 28: Australia- Company wise Pipeline Length, Km, 2016 75
Table 29: BP Group - Top Level Information 81
Table 30: BP Plc – Financial Summary, 2014-2016 88
Table 31: Royal Dutch Shell Plc - Top Level Information 90
Table 32: Royal Dutch Shell Plc- Financial Snapshot, FY2014-FY2016 98
Table 33: Woodside Energy Ltd - Top Level Information 100
Table 34: Woodside Energy Ltd– Financial Summary, 2015-2016 106
Table 35: Chevron Corporation- Top Level Information 108
Table 36: Chevron Corporation- Geographical Presence 108
Table 37: Chevron Corporation- Financial Overview 2012- 2016 113
Table 38: Chevron Corporation- Financial Ratios, 2012-2016 114

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