Australia's first carbon capture plant has entered the demonstration phase.
Australia has reported record spending in major resources and energy projects.
The U.S. and Australian governments agreed that energy security in the Asia-Pacific region is a matter of bilateral interest, the U.S. State Department said.
Chevron's massive Gorgon liquefied natural gas project in Australia faces a cost blowout.
The Australian state of Queensland has lifted a decades-old ban on uranium mining.
Australia's liquefied natural gas sector is facing pressure amid a Japanese call for a change to the oil-linked pricing system for natural gas.
Australia has scrapped its contract for closure program aimed at retiring 2,000 megawatts of highly emissions-intensive power generation by 2020.
Australia's mining boom is far from over, says a government official.
As worldwide energy demand grows, Australia is posed to be a leader in the energy revolution, said Australian Resources Minister Martin Ferguson.
An environmental and social impact assessment for the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline was submitted to Italian authorities, the project company announced.