8 May: Energy in Australia 2013Australian energy projections to 2049-50
Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics
The Bureau of Resources and Energy Economics is an economic research unit within the Australian Government Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism.
We provide professionally independent, high quality economic research, data, analysis and advice to governments, industries and other stakeholders on issues affecting Australia's energy and resources sectors.
- 14 June—Chief Economist/Executive Director
- BREE's Chief Economist and Executive Director Professor Quentin Grafton will be returning to a full-time position at the Crawford School of Public Policy, the Australian National University on 1 July. An international search is currently underway to fill the vacant position of Chief Economist/Executive Director. External queries regarding BREE's activities after 1 July should be directed to BREE's Deputy Executive Director, Wayne Calder.
- 12 June—Fast forward for China?
- The Resources, Energy and Tourism China Review—June 2013 provides an overview of the future China economy; key issues around its steel industry; a review of China’s domestic energy consumption, emissions and income inequality; and an in-depth review of the inbound tourism study market from China to Australia.
- 22 May—Resources and energy investment to peak
The stock of investment in committed resources and energy projects decreased $800 million, or 0.3 per cent, in the six months to April 2013 to total $267.6 billion according to the Resources and Energy Major Projects – April 2013.
'High value projects continue to be the main driver of the record high levels of committed investment in the resources and energy sectors. Mega projects valued at over $5 billion account for around 80 per cent of the $267.6 billion in committed investment' said Professor Quentin Grafton, Executive Director and Chief Economist at BREE.
- 8 May—Energy in Australia 2013 now available
This annual publication provides a detailed overview of energy in Australia, including resources, production, consumption, trade and prices. The combination of energy related statistics and analysis is an important resource to inform industry, government and the community. The report is also accompanied by a fact card of key energy facts for Australia.
- 25 Mar—Resource depletion masks Australian mining productivity growth
Presents quantitative estimates of mining productivity at the national, regional and sectoral levels, and examines the technological relationships among inputs in …
- 20 Mar—Resources and energy export volumes to sustain the ‘mining boom'
Between 2013 and 2018, projected robust growth in commodity volumes will support increases in Australia’s mineral and energy commodity export earnings. Export volumes of iron ore, thermal coal and metallurgical coal are projected to rise …