Local Business Insights

Major positive impact of gas on Toowoomba and regional economy - blog post image
  • Thu 1, Dec 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

Major positive impact of gas on Toowoomba and regional economy

The gas industry in this region has had a major positive impact on not only Toowoomba but the whole Surat Basin and the regional economy here.
Innovation brings pipeline of opportunities for Dalby firm - blog post image
  • Thu 22, Sep 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

Innovation brings pipeline of opportunities for Dalby firm

Innovation in welding and commissioning of water pipelines for Queensland's coal seam gas (CSG) industry has opened the door to a diverse range of new business opportunities in the agriculture and civil sectors for Dalby-based firm, Australian Fusion Welding.
Equipment supplier evolves with changing gas industry - blog post image
  • Tue 6, Sep 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

Equipment supplier evolves with changing gas industry

Adapting and evolving with the changing needs of the onshore gas industry in Queensland remains key for long-time drilling and completion equipment provider, General Petroleum Oil Tools (GPOT).
Digging in for long term gas business opportunities - blog post image
  • Tue 6, Sep 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

Digging in for long term gas business opportunities

​Environmental consulting and contracting company, Perfect Earth, sees real long term opportunities providing their rehabilitation and erosion control services to the onshore gas industry in the Surat Basin, opening a local office in Chinchilla last year.
Understanding the nuts and bolts of the gas business - blog post image
  • Sun 14, Aug 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

Understanding the nuts and bolts of the gas business

Understanding the nuts and bolts of doing business with the onshore gas industry has been a priority for Roma-based industrial supplies company, Banks Bolts and Fasteners.
RIE position their business beyond the gas boom - blog post image
  • Fri 27, May 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

RIE position their business beyond the gas boom

​When specialist electrical and instrumentation services company, RiE set up in Chinchilla in 2008, the founders Jamie and Elena Short always had a view to positioning their business for the long term future, beyond the gas construction boom – a strategy which is now paying dividends.
Roma Transport Services keeps rolling after almost 25 years - blog post image
  • Mon 21, Mar 2016
  • Gasfields Commission

Roma Transport Services keeps rolling after almost 25 years

​For nearly a quarter of a century, Roma Transport Services has been providing a range of logistics services to the oil and gas industry in South West Queensland.
Coach operator rides gas industry transition - blog post image
  • Fri 7, Aug 2015
  • Gasfields Commission

Coach operator rides gas industry transition

“We worked with all the major gas companies busing workers to sites around the Surat Basin including transfers between the airports and the camps.
Dalby motelier sets sights on long term opportunities - blog post image
  • Fri 3, Jul 2015
  • Gasfields Commission

Dalby motelier sets sights on long term opportunities

Moteliers Carol and Peter Dregmans have experienced first-hand the onshore gas industry boom managing motels in Roma and more recently Dalby, but despite the slowdown as the industry shifts from construction to production they have their sights firmly on the long term.
Electrical contractor takes on challenges of a new industry - blog post image
  • Fri 5, Jun 2015
  • Gasfields Commission

Electrical contractor takes on challenges of a new industry

​Dalby-based electrical contractor, Gavin Walton of Condamine Electric Company saw the arrival of the onshore gas industry several years ago as an opportunity to grow his business, but it hasn't been without its challenges and learnings.