WA's Standing In the Local and Regional Energy Market
By Hugo Seymour from Perth USAsia Centre | 28 Aug 2017
The Hon. Dr Mike Nahan MLA, the Western Australian Leader of the Opposition and former Treasurer and Energy Minister, and was hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre for a private roundtable luncheon on Western Australia's current and future standing in the local, national and regional energy market.
- Western Australia's energy sector is key to the Australian energy market. Western Australia's changing energy mix, electricity demand and unique place in the Australian market is of great importance to industry, consumers, households and policymakers.
- There are several important LNG projects in WA. Dr Nahan discussed the importance of the State's major LNG projects, including North West Shelf, Pluto, Gorgon, Wheatsone, Prelune and Browse.
- WA has a competitive advantage in energy supply and security. With Western Australia's competitive advantage in energy supply and security, this allows opportunities to engage our neighbours with energy exploration, production and management projects.
Hugo Seymour is a Research and Program Assistant at the Perth USAsia Centre
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