Oil remains the basic driver of our economy. It powers the transport that keeps us on the move, and delivers food across the country and goods around the world.

And oil is more fundamental to everyday life than you may realise. It is a basic ingredient of thousands of items we take for granted, from the plastics in our Ipods and homewares, to the clothes we wear and even the medicines we need.

This section provides information on Australia’s declining fuel security, and why QER is responsibly developing our vast oil shale resources.