Perrottet must face off with a frenemy,then a foe

Perrottet must face off with a frenemy,then a foe

The differences between the NSW premier and his Liberal deputy are inescapable,but can they keep a lid on them before the March election?

  • byAlexandra Smith

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Albanese asks states to cut coal price in half to tackle energy crisis

Albanese asks states to cut coal price in half to tackle energy crisis

The federal government is scrambling to close a deal after asking the states to cap the price of coal at $125 per tonne – less than half the market rate.

  • byDavid Crowe
Santos hands more profits to investors as oil,gas prices surge

Santos hands more profits to investors as oil,gas prices surge

Santos,one of Australia’s largest oil and gas producers,has doubled the size of its share buyback program to more than $1 billion amid surging commodity prices.

  • byNick Toscano
No bill relief for months as Commonwealth signals cash for states in energy deal

No bill relief for months as Commonwealth signals cash for states in energy deal

Energy export states may receive temporary compensation under an energy price cap but even if a deal is done,households will have months to wait to see the flow through to bills.

  • byDavid Crowe andLisa Visentin
ExxonMobil brings forward next Bass Strait budget review as price caps loom
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ExxonMobil brings forward next Bass Strait budget review as price caps loom

The US energy giant has shortened the investment cycle for its Bass Strait gas fields for the first time in 50 years as government intervention beckons.

  • byNick Toscano
Netflix and 20 degree chill:Switzerland looks to curb energy use

Netflix and 20 degree chill:Switzerland looks to curb energy use

EVs would be banned from non-essential journeys,shop hours reduced and streaming services only permitted at low resolutions under proposed energy-saving measures.

  • byVerity Bowman
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Albanese asks states to recall parliaments to put price caps on coal

Albanese asks states to recall parliaments to put price caps on coal

Amid growing pressure from the public to lower the price of power bills,the federal government is considering “temporary and meaningful” measures to intervene in the energy market.

  • byAnthony Galloway andPaul Sakkal
States abandon federal government to face the energy crisis alone

States abandon federal government to face the energy crisis alone

Declaring the energy crisis to be a national problem,states appear to be abandoning the Albanese government to face the financial and political cost.

  • byNick O'Malley andMike Foley
Victoria’s Bass Strait gas at risk from price caps,Woodside warns

Victoria’s Bass Strait gas at risk from price caps,Woodside warns

Australia’s largest oil and gas producer says it may be forced to rethink investments in maintaining Bass Strait gas output if the government sets price caps.

  • byNick Toscano,Josh Gordon andMike Foley
Discount energy deals disappearing amid price surge

Discount energy deals disappearing amid price surge

Energy consumers are finding it difficult to negotiate cheaper power prices as discount deals become harder to find.

  • byAnna Patty
No easy fix for soaring electricity bills,power sector warns

No easy fix for soaring electricity bills,power sector warns

Business leaders warn market intervention could have unintended long-term consequences as the PM flags drastic measures are looming to combat energy bills.

  • byNick Toscano andMike Foley