Release of the NSW Chief Scientist’s final report

Posted on October 1, 2014


The Chief Scientist’s final report into the coal seam gas industry has found that the industry is viable and that “CSG extraction and related technologies are mature and Australia is well equipped to manage their application”.

The report reiterates the findings of the Chief Scientist’s initial report of July 2013, that a properly regulated and monitored industry working to a high industry standard has a place in Australia’s energy mix. This is particularly important to ensure affordable energy for households and industry.

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