Santos welcomes dismissal of appeal against the Narrabri Gas Project

Posted on October 18, 2021

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Santos welcomes the judicial review decision of the NSW Land and Environment Court on the Narrabri Gas Project, upholding the decision of the NSW Independent Planning Commission. Santos now looks forward to getting on with our work in regional New South Wales to create jobs, drive investment and bring long term energy security to the […]

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NSW Government Future of Gas Statement

Posted on July 21, 2021

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NSW businesses and manufacturers face a significant competitive disadvantage because their gas has to be imported from other states. According to Business NSW, a baker in Sydney pays $26,400 more for gas every year than the same business in Brisbane and a galvanising plant pays a massive $66,000 more for gas every year. The NSW […]

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Santos welcomes Government’s focus on unlocking new gas supply

Posted on September 15, 2020

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Santos welcomes the Government’s announcements today to unlock new gas supply sources and improve the connectivity of the gas and electricity markets. Santos Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Gallagher said the announcements recognise the crucial role that the natural gas industry will play in creating jobs as the Australian economy comes out of […]

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CEO IPC speech – Narrabri Gas Project

Posted on July 20, 2020

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Thank you, Chairman, and Commissioners, for the opportunity to appear before you today. First, let me introduce myself. I’m Kevin Gallagher, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Santos. I joined Santos in 2016 after more than 25 years in the oil and gas industry, in Australia and around the world. Proudly Australian, Santos […]

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Santos partners with Natural Soda to create jobs and investment

Posted on July 6, 2020

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In an Australian first, Santos has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Natural Soda to use salt removed from produced water as part of the Narrabri Gas Project. The two companies have been working together for more than 12 months on a commercially-viable model that could create a new sodium bicarbonate industry for Narrabri […]

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Santos welcomes handover of Narrabri assessment report to IPC

Posted on June 12, 2020

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Santos welcomes the release of the New South Wales Department of Planning’s final assessment report on the Narrabri Gas Project and its recommendation that the project is capable of approval with conditions. The report will now be considered by the New South Wales Independent Planning Commission (IPC) which has been asked by Planning Minister Stokes […]

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Santos welcomes new public hearing process

Posted on April 30, 2020

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Santos welcomes the new regulation introduced by the New South Wales Government to provide certainty and transparency for public hearing processes of the Independent Planning Commission while social distancing measures are in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. The new regulation will allow the consideration of new projects to continue over the coming months, […]

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Narrabri Gas Project referred to Independent Planning Commission for public hearings and determination

Posted on March 12, 2020

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Santos is pleased to announce the referral of the Narrabri Gas Project (NGP) by the NSW Minister for Planning to the Independent Planning Commission (IPC) for determination.  This is a key milestone in the independent approvals process. The next step is for the NSW Department of Planning to complete its assessment report and provide the […]

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Local Narrabri jobs hub a step closer

Posted on August 2, 2019

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Santos and Perdaman today signed a heads of agreement for the further study and design of Perdaman’s new ammonia production facility using Narrabri natural gas. In February Santos and Perdaman signed a non-binding agreement for the supply of 14.5PJ of natural gas per annum over 20 years, subject to a final investment decision for Santos’ […]

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Narrabri natural gas set to power more homes and businesses in northwest NSW

Posted on January 14, 2019

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The Wilga Park power station in northwest New South Wales will be able to power the equivalent of 6000 more local households thanks to a new flowline connecting nearby Santos natural gas appraisal wells near Narrabri. The new flowline from the Dewhurst South natural gas wells means Santos can beneficially use this gas for electricity generation, […]

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