1053. Hon TIM CLIFFORD to the minister representing the
Minister for Mines and Petroleum:
(1) Has the state
government calculated the projected future domestic and foreign demand of WA's
LNG reserves; and, if so, would the minister please table it?
(2) Has the state
government put in place a strategy to prevent a stranded asset scenario if
foreign entities turn away from purchasing WA's LNG resources due to
their own renewable energy uptake?
ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:
I thank the member for the question.
The following information has been provided to me by the Minister for Mines and
(1) The Australian Energy Market Operator publishes a ''Gas
Statement of Opportunities'' every year, which includes domestic
gas demand projections and expected exports for Western Australia. I table the
[See paper 3077.]
(2) No, there is no requirement for
such a strategy.