Developing the Northern Territory's onshore shale oil and gas resources could release the equivalent of 34 billion tonnes of carbon emissions, equal to 60 times Australia's current annual carbon pollution, according to The Australia Institute.
AWE has accepted a $602 million takeover bid from Japanese firm Mitsui, withdrawing its previous support for a rival offer from Mineral Resources.
If climate change curbs live up to their promise, oil demand may fall 20 per cent by 2040, Exxon Mobil says in one forward-looking report. But a more likely scenario is it will grow by 20 per cent, the company says in separate outlook.
Consumers are quick to complain about their rising bills but not so quick to demand their homes become less wasteful of energy.
The Berejiklian government should intervene to stop proposed seismic testing off the Newcastle coastline that has been approved right up to start of the annual whaling migration, environment groups say.
Australia's minimum energy standards for new homes are based on climate data that is up to decades old, overestimating their true performance as conditions in many parts of the nation warm.
Australia's climate policies are "a decade behind" other rich nations, says UN official.
AWE has seen its sales revenue spike on the back of strong oil prices, but the bidding war for the company remains its main share price driver.
Beach Energy's share price took a pounding as flat quarterly results were only buoyed by strong commodity prices.
Origin has recorded a 40 per cent year on year increase in sales revenues on the back of strong commodity prices and performance at APLNG.
Origin Energy is slashing the jobs in a bid to reduce its operating and capital costs and boost its global competitiveness.
A bidding war has re-erupted as AWE receives a $600 million cash takeover from Japanese company Mitsui.
Santos has driven down debt by nearly a billion dollars as revenues spike, but this may not be enough to renew interest in its $11bn takeover bid.
Strong oil prices have buoyed Oil Search despite softer production levels, but the company is still yet to prove itself in Alaska.
Tasmania could become a renewable energy powerhouse for the nation, but the concept largely hinges on interconnection issues that have not always gone well.
Australians exceeded 1 gigawatts of rooftop solar panels for the first time last year with the market set to expand further in 2018 amid ongoing worries about electricity prices, according to Green Energy Markets.
Worried the electricity system won't keep up over summer? Worry about coal, seriously.
One of the nation's largest coal-fired power stations has had six failures of one of its units in the past three weeks, placing added strain on the power grid, and prompting a call for fossil-fuel plants to be set the same reliability standards being considered for renewable energy suppliers.
Ausgrid workers have voted to strike after more than three years of pay freezes.
When it comes to hype, there is probably nobody as outlandish as US-based billionaire Elon Musk and his Tesla corporation.
Oil has risen to its highest level since May 2015 on concern about supply risks due to unrest in Iran and another decline in US inventories as refining activity hit a 12-year high.
The Victorian government has signed a "support agreement" for a 20-megawatt battery for the Bulgana Green Power Hub.
AWE's board has backed a takeover offer from fellow Australian resources company Mineral Resources after it sweetened the deal, trumping a rival Chinese bid.?
A feasibility study has found Malcolm Turnbull's pet project is viable, however the scheme won't be switched on for at least six years.
Government proposals for international carbon credit trading?have buoyed manufacturing, but may have little impact on cutting energy sector emissions.
Woodside Petroleum has partnered with ABB to develop a world-first microgrid battery installation to power?its?offshore oil rigs.
EnergyAustralia plans to turn garbage into electricity.
Origin has announced a goal of slashing its emissions in half by 2032, thanks to the closure of the Eraring coal-fired power station.
AWE has received its third takeover bid in two months, as Australian mining company Mineral Resources makes an offer for the gas company.
This year is closing with a flurry of activity on the climate front - including the release of the Turnbull government's review of climate policies.