Our history

  • 97
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  • 02


    • Arrow begins its Kogan North CSG pilot project between Dalby and Chinchilla.
    • Large CSG reserves are confirmed in the Surat Basin's Walloon Coal Measures.
    • Arrow acquires the remaining interests in Australian CBM Pty Ltd, as well as BNG Pty Ltd.
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  • 05


    • Arrow raises considerable capital and announces a $35 million development by Beach Petroleum at the Tipton West field.
    • Arrow also announces a funding arrangement at Daandine whereby Alinta Energy will build, own and operate the proposed Braemar Power Station.
    • First Kogan North production well is drilled.
    • Queensland Gas Scheme is introduced to boost the state's gas industry and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • 06


    Arrow opens up Surat gas for Queensland and gains entry to the Moranbah Gas Project.

    • 2006 January

      Arrow becomes the first company to drill for and sell CSG from the Surat Basin. The gas comes from the Kogan North Project about two months ahead of contract requirements.

    • 2006 December

      First electricity sales from the 30MW Daandine Power Station.

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    Environmental plans go on show; Arrow launches new community shopfronts and partnerships.
    • 2012 January

      Arrow completes its acquisition of Bow Energy, a company with strategic gas assets in the Bowen Basin.
    • 2012 March

      Public comment period opens on the Arrow Bowen Pipeline and Surat Gas Project draft EISs.
    • 2012 March

      Arrow announces one of the largest commercial accommodation contracts in Brisbane's history for around 800 staff. The move brings together a growing staff, which was scattered across five CBD buildings.
    • 2012 April

      Public comment period opens on the Arrow LNG Plant draft EIS.
    • 2012 May

      The Arrow Beijing Study Centre opens in Beijing, China in a joint project between Arrow and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC, whose subsidiary, PetroChina, is one of Arrow's parent companies). The Centre is a world-class facility for CSG production technology and research.
    • 2012 May

      Yalari-Arrow Energy scholarship program launches, supporting Indigenous students to attend boarding schools.
    • 2012 July

      The draft terms of reference for the Arrow Bowen Gas Project EIS is issued for public comment.
    • 2012 August

      Arrow announces a series of commitments to demonstrate coexistence between CSG activities and the agricultural industry on intensively farmed land in the Surat Basin. The commitments are based on technical innovation since 2010.
    • 2012 September

      Dalby Community Information Centre opens.
    • 2012 December

      Arrow's Brighter Futures program commits in excess of $3.7 million to 92 organisations in 2012 to support health, safety, environment and education activities.
    • 2012 December

      Arrow partners Moranbah State High School and Simply Sunshine Childcare to develop a vocational training program allowing Year 11 and 12 students to gain practical experience and training in the childcare industry.
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    Arrow announces a major unit technical cost revision process to increase the value of its projects in Australia's high-cost environment.

    Company enters front-end engineering design for two major Bowen Basin developments.

    • 2014 May

      $20 million engineering, procurement and construction management contract for the Daandine Expansion Project is announced, awarded to the Clough AMEC Joint Venture. Contract includes well facilities and new gas and water gathering pipelines in the Daandine field for an additional 18.5 terajoules of gas per day.
    • 2014 July

      Arrow drills water monitoring bores on a privately-owned IFL farm, Naranga, outside Cecil Plains for data about groundwater flows between the Condamine Alluvium and the Walloon Coal Measures. Data feeds into the Office of Groundwater Impact Assessment's Condamine Interconnectivity Research Project. It is a follow up to the similar and well-received Daleglade interconnectivity trial, run June-July 2013.
    • 2014 September

      gas well in the Bowen Basin

      Arrow announces it will enter front-end engineering and design (FEED) on the Bowen Gas Project, demonstrating the attractiveness of the company's gas reserves in the Bowen Basin.

      A day later, the project's environmental impact statement is approved by the Queensland Government.

    • 2014 October

      Heart of Australia mobile clinic

      Arrow and Heart of Australia announce a major partnership to bring cardiac and respiratory specialists to regional areas of Queensland. Heart of Australia is a mobile specialist health clinic.

    • 2014 November

      DHL signing at Arrow Energy

      Arrow signs international logistics company DHL as its fourth-party logistics contractor, a first for the Australian resources industry.

    • 2014 December

      Broncos coaching clinic in Moranbah
      Arrow and the Brisbane Broncos announce a new partnership agreement, to bring Broncos activities to Dalby and Moranbah.