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Shell announces new diesel facility in Australia
21 Apr 2011
Shell Australia, a subsidiary of global energy and petrochemicals giant, Royal Dutch Shell, will develop a green field diesel import facility at Newcastle Harbour, NSW. It is the latest in a series of investment projects, including fuel storage facil ...
GE to open technology development centre in Western Australia
12 Apr 2011
Multinational company GE is to open an $80 million technology and learning complex in Perth, WA, to develop highly skilled staff for rapid-growth industries in Australia. The centre will house GE’s headquarters in WA and workshops to service and comm ...
Rio Tinto announces US$3.1 billion expansion in Western Australia
29 Oct 2010
Leading international mining group, Rio Tinto, has announced a US$3.1 billion expansion of its iron ore infrastructure in the Pilbara region in Western Australia.
Leading French multi-energy group invests in Australian project
27 Sep 2010
Leading French multi-energy group, Total, has signed an agreement with the Australian gas conglomerate, Santos, and the Malaysian oil company, Petronas, to invest US$750 million to acquire a 20 per cent interest in the Gladstone Liquefied Natural Gas ...
Canadian oil and gas explorer to open regional headquarters in Australia
11 Aug 2010
The Canadian global upstream oil and gas exploration company, Talisman Energy, has announced that it will open Australasian regional headquarters in Brisbane, Queensland.
UK provider to oil and gas industry expands Australian operations
8 Apr 2010
The United-Kingdom-based oil services group, OEG Offshore, has expanded its Australian operations. OEG Offshore is a specialist provider of A60 pressurised engineering cabins, containers and baskets for the offshore oil and gas industry.
Australia and Italy discuss investment opportunities
4 Mar 2010
Australian and Italian businesses have discussed investment opportunities during a recent high-level Italian business delegation to Australia.
Floating LNG technology for Australia's northwest coast
22 Oct 2009
Royal Dutch Shell plc (Shell), the global energy and petrochemical group, is to use new Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) technology to process gas discoveries in the Browse Basin, off the northwest coast of Australia.
Australia ranked second in world for quality of life
14 Oct 2009
The United Nations Development Program’s just published Human Development -Report 2009 has ranked Australia second among 182 countries for quality of life.
IMF cites Australia as only advanced country to record positive growth in 2009
13 Oct 2009
In its just released World Economic Outlook (WEO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cited Australia as being the only advanced economy on track to record positive growth in 2009.

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