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Pilot exploration project coming to Surat Basin

Queensland’s coal-seam gas rich Surat Basin yields a new opportunity for a pilot exploration project that could create hundreds of jobs. The State Government recently agreed to release about 58...

Victoria bans unconventional gas exploration

In a national first, the Victorian Government today announced a permanent ban on the exploration and development of all onshore unconventional gas, including fracking and coal seam gas. The permanent...

Anti-CSG group challenges well expansion in Queensland

The Western Downs Alliance has commenced legal proceedings against the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s approval of 6100 CSG wells in Queensland. The Santos GLNG Gas Field Development...

Contamination concerns after CSG wells flood

Two tanks containing CSG waste water have been tipped over in flooding waters, raising concerns about possible contamination of the Nepean River southwest of Sydney. A number of AGL’s coal seam...

New $1.7b CSG project to create 1600 jobs

QGC has announced a two-year $1.7 billion development of its natural gas tenements, west of Wandoan, to support gas production, which is expected to create 1600 jobs for the region. The company...

Bender family respond to QRC statement

The family of anti-CSG farmer George Bender have responded to a statement released by the Queensland Resources Council yesterday, which said the farmers death had been “hijacked” by...

Anti-CSG farmer’s death “hijacked”, QRC says

In the wake of the recent death of anti-CSG farmer George Bender, Queensland Resources Council chief executive Michael Roche has released a statement sharing facts about the gas industry. Mr Roche...

Santos ships first cargo from GLNG

Santos today announced the first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its US$18.5 billion GLNG project has left Curtis Island bound for South Korea. The first cargo is being carried by the...

Santos starts LNG production on Curtis Island

Santos today announced the GLNG project has started producing its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) on Curtis Island, Queensland, on schedule and within budget. LNG is currently being produced from...

Farmers join Victorian CSG rally

Hundreds of Victorian farmers joined protesters in Melbourne CBD in a march to rally against the coal seam gas industry yesterday. The large crowd blocked a busy street, holding up signs and banners...