Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia - Market Research Report

Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry trends (2014-2019)

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The Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry has displayed significant volatility over the past five years. Technological developments have reduced the cost of exporting natural gas as LNG, encouraging investment in export facilities and new gas fields in Queensland. Three international consortiums have invested $69.7 billion in constructing three gas liquefaction and export facilities on Curtis Island near Gladstone, QLD, and in associated gas wells and pipelines throughout the state. Queensland Curtis LNG exported the world's first LNG produced from CSG in late December 2014, with five other LNG export trains becoming operational over the three years through 2016-17. Large-scale CSG reserves in the Bowen Basin and the Surat Basin in Queensland have been...
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Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Revenue for the Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry is forecast to decline slightly over the next five years as output stabilises and export prices decline. The east coast gas market is now fully exposed to international prices, as all three LNG conversion and export facilities on Curtis Island in Queensland have reached full operation. As domestic gas prices have increased, the government may introduce new regulations to protect Australian households from sharp price increases over the next five years. The industry's international outlook is mixed, as major export destinations, such as Japan, are anticipated to demand less Australian gas over the period. The export price of natural gas is projected to decline from $XX.XX per tonne in XXX-XX to $XX.XX...
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Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $18bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 10
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 4,441

Biggest companies in the Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia industry include QGC Upstream Investments Pty Ltd, Australia Pacific LNG Pty Limited and Santos Ltd.

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What is Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry?

Industry Definition

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Industry Products and Services

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Industry Activities

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Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Companies in the industry extract natural gas from coal seams. Coal seam gas (CSG) extraction involves non-convectional techniques such as hydraulic fracturing, which is also known as fracking. Exploration, well drilling, and natural gas processing and transmission beyond the wellhead are not included in the industry.

Main Activities

  • Natural gas extraction from coal seams

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Companies in the Gas Supply industry distribute natural gas and LPG through pipelines. Firms that extract CSG often sell their products to downstream proc...
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Demand from gas supply
Export price of liquefied natural gas
Demand from fossil fuel electricity generation
US dollars per Australian dollar

Current Performance

Domestic trends
International gas demand
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

International demand and prices
Downstream processors and structural changes
 Table: Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Oil and Gas Extraction in Australia
Gas Supply in Australia
Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Contract Mining Services in Australia
Mining Support Services in Australia
Construction Machinery and Operator Hire in Australia




Products & Services

Coal seam gas (CSG) is the industry's only product. CSG is found in coal seams where methane is bonded to the surface of coal particles and held there by ...
Domestic gas refineries





Demand Determinants

A range of factors affect demand for industry products. Previously, industry players primarily delivered gas to the domestic market. However, following th...
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Major Markets

Domestic gas refineries






 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry is highly concentrated, with a few producers in Queensland accounting for all CSG production in Australia. In 2019-2...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

QGC Upstream Investments Pty Limited is a proprietary Australian company that explores for and produces CSG in Queensland. The firm was previously owned b...
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QGC

 Table: QGC - financial performance

Australia Pacific LNG

 Table: Australia Pacific LNG - financial performance

Santos

 Table: Santos - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Coal Seam Gas Extraction industry exhibits high capital intensity. In 2019-20, for every dollar spent on wages, an estimated $17.51 will be invested i...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Coal Seam Gas Extraction in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS (LNG)

LNG TRAIN

NATURAL GAS

WELLHEAD VALUE

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  • Revenue Forecasts
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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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