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The QRC and its members are committed to working together to achieve energy security while taking proactive steps towards a low-emissions economy. An orderly transition to a low-emissions economy will require an integrated set of national policies, which are technology-neutral. These policies must be within the framework of Australia’s participation in global agreements, including the Paris Agreement, which includes greenhouse gas emission reduction commitments from major emitting nations.
The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the news that a proposed new gas pipeline in the Bowen Basin could help reduce industry emissions, boost the state’s gas supplies and create more regional jobs. QRC Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane said State Government’s release of its Bowen Basin Pipeline Concept Study followed six months of industry consultation, after the QRC and AMEC secured an election commitment to assess the feasibility of building a new gas pipeline in the