More anti-gas health claims have emerged this summer – but for those watching the industry over the past five years, they have a very familiar ring.
Recent data released by Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG), operated by Origin Energy, has shown the flow of gas from the Condamine River seeps has fallen considerably to the lowest levels recorded.
A thorough scientific study of hydraulic fracturing has found it poses little risk to the Northern Territory environment. This is no surprise – it is the second major study to come to the same conclusion in the NT in the past few years and the latest in a strong of a dozen or so conducted around the country.
While it isn’t the final word from the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory, the draft report is certainly a welcome indication of the results to come – that the risks associated with onshore natural gas development and fracking can be managed with effective regulation in place.
Studies release today from the CSIRO and the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) confirm that the use of chemicals in the coal seam gas (CSG) industry pose little risk to industry workers, the community or the environment.
People in New South Wales are being comprehensively misled by activists hell-bent on stopping a badly needed natural gas development at Narrabri, in the State’s north-west.
Two major landmarks for Australia’s natural gas industry this week further underlined the way the industry is firing economic growth and meeting the demands of both overseas and domestic customers.
There has been a flurry of activity on social media this week trying to accuse gas pipeline survey workers of trespass and suggesting police were considering arresting them.
Natural gas will be a growing part of the world’s energy mix for decades to come, according to the latest analysis by the International Energy Agency.