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Changes to Queensland legislation: petroleum and ‘produced water’

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
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  • January 20 2013

One of the recent changes to Queensland's Petroleum and Gas (Production and Safety) Act 2004 extends the rights of lease holders in relation to

Queensland government planning reforms to boost construction

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 20 2013

The mining and resources sector will benefit from the streamlining of approval processes affecting development and construction, under the changes

Clarity on obligations of parties involved in negotiating native title agreements for the grant of mining and petroleum tenements

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 20 2013

The National Native Title Tribunal recently considered applications from two resources proponents (grantee parties) seeking determinations that the

Mining information stamp duty

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 27 2013

When a mineral or petroleum interest is transferred, often there is accompanying mining information. A separate consideration may be provided for the

Changes to petroleum legislation in SA

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 20 2013

Resource companies with petroleum licences may be pleased with recent changes to the petroleum legislation. The changes retrospectively affect

Mining companies land rich provisions

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • October 6 2009

The High Court has recently considered the application of the NT land rich provisions in relation to the acquisition of shares in a mining company

Arnold & ors v Minister Administering the Water Management Act 2000 - still waters run deep

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • April 29 2010

Corporate Associate Will Fennell considers the High Court’s recent decision regarding the application of section 100 of the Commonwealth Constitution to the reduction of NSW bore water licence rights pursuant to the National Water Initiative

Reporting on oil and gas reserves

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 21 2010

As far back as June 2007 the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) proposed amending its listing rules to introduce minimum standards for oil and gas exploration and production companies to report their reserves and resources

Resource exploration rebate (RER)

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 31 2010

The Government has announced that it proposes to amend the tax laws so that companies undertaking mineral petroleum exploration will be entitled to receive a refundable tax offset at the company tax rate for their exploration expenditure

Mining tax raises investment risk

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 10 2010

Yesterday's announcement by BHP Billiton Chief Executive Marius Kloppers that an expansion of the company's Olympic Dam uranium and copper mine in South Australia could be affected by the country's proposed so-called resource super-profits tax comes as no surprise