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Australian energy and resources update: August 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

Highlights this month include the announcement of Australia’s new greenhouse gas emission target and the second carbon abatement auction under the


The grant of mining purposes leases over land subject to Exploration Licences learnings from LEC decision in GCR v Minister and Cadia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

The NSW Land and Environment Court has dismissed claims by Gold and Copper Resources Pty Ltd that two mining purposes leases granted to Cadia


Wind generation appeals update - August 2015
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • August 26 2015

Proposal for a single turbine with a maximum blade tip height of 77m. The main issue was the effect upon the character and visual amenity of the area


Statutory ‘good faith’ obligations in light of Baldwin v Icon Energy Ltd 2015 QSC 12
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland (SCQ) in Baldwin & Anor v Icon Energy Ltd & Anor 2015 QSC 12 (Baldwin) confirmed that


Project approvals - Australian environmental laws challenging times
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

Tenure and project approvals are fundamental cornerstones of all resources projects. Without both, a project cannot proceed to development. A recent


Critical decision about WHS coercive information gathering powers
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 21 2015

In Perilya Limited v Nash 2015 NSWSC 706, the Supreme Court of NSW confirmed the extensivescope of the WHS Regulators’ coercive information


Hard yakka getting approval for Adani Carmichael coal mine
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • August 17 2015

Rare Australian species the yakka skink and the ornamental snake have brought plans for Australia's largest coal mine to a halt. The approval of


Joint operating agreements: change in control and pre-emption rights
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • Australia
  • August 11 2015

Joint operating agreements ("JOAs") are unincorporated joint venture agreements typically entered into by parties to oil and gas licences or contracts


The AusNet Services saga - High Court sides with the commissioner
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 10 2015

The High Court has dismissed the final appeal by AusNet Services, Victoria's largest energy distributor, which means that amounts paid by AusNet to


OZ Minerals Holdings Pty Ltd & Ors v AIG Australia Ltd 2015 VSC 185
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • July 23 2015

OZ Minerals Pty Ltd (formerly Zinifex Ltd) (OZ Minerals), an Australian mining company, and four of its directors or officers were refused indemnity