Ex-minister toes APPEA line

FORMER resources minister Martin Ferguson might not be the most respected ex-parliamentarian in some sections of the Labor party, given his move into the role of an enthusiastic and well-paid lobbyist for the oil and gas sector, but with few of the 2500 attendees at APPEA 2015 likely to call him a turncoat Ferguson was asked to close this week's conference.

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He said the sector, which was still busily building and committing for the future, needed to carefully plan for a range of future oil and gas prices, focusing on efficiency and world-leading

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