Strategy announced

Posted on December 8, 2016

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Santos today outlined its new strategy for the business. Speaking at Santos’ Investor Day in Sydney, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Gallagher said the company has implemented a strategy to drive shareholder value. This strategy includes simplifying the business to focus on five core, long-life natural gas assets: the Cooper Basin; GLNG; PNG; […]

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Minor works begin at Leewood

Posted on November 28, 2016

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Santos will be undertaking some minor works at the Leewood site as part of our ongoing maintenance program. As part of this work program, additional drainage points will be added along the top of the pond banks to improve storm water drainage. The work is in compliance with our regulatory approvals, and is expected to […]

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Land and Environment Court rules in favour of Santos

Posted on August 1, 2016

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The Land and Environment Court today rejected a claim – led by the Environmental Defenders Office – that the approval for Santos’ Leewood Phase 2 project was invalid. Leewood Phase 2 was approved following a rigorous and detailed assessment process. The environmental assessment was publicly exhibited and objectors made submissions as part of this process. […]

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Statement on Santos’ NSW Activities

Posted on June 6, 2016

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Santos has no plans to carry out any exploration activity on the Liverpool Plains in the Petroleum Exploration Licence (PEL) 1 area. Santos has applied to renew PEL 1 in compliance with NSW legislation to maintain its licences in good order. Santos is only focussed on activity around the Narrabri Gas Project which is some […]

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Leewood Challenge Adjourned

Posted on April 8, 2016

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A legal challenge to Santos’ approval for phase two of work at the Leewood site, south of Narrabri has been adjourned until May 17 and 18. Approximately five months ago, the Environmental Defenders Office, on behalf of People for the Plains, commenced its legal case against Santos’ approval to build and operate a facility to […]

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Statement on Santos’ NSW assets

Posted on February 19, 2016

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Santos today announced an impairment to the value of its NSW gas assets. As has been seen across the oil and gas industry, the significant reduction in global oil prices has had an impact on Santos’ financial performance and as a result we have impaired a series of assets across the company.  This includes the […]

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Santos protecting the environment

Posted on February 18, 2016

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If you have been following media and social media of late, it would be easy to conclude that the discussion around coal seam gas is an “us versus them” debate, with resource companies on one side and those wanting to protect the environment on the other. Nothing could be further from the truth. Santos has […]

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Santos committed to protecting water resources

Posted on December 10, 2015

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  Santos has installed an extensive groundwater monitoring network to provide additional confidence that the Narrabri Gas Project will not impact water resources used by farmers and the community. Speaking in a short video released today, Santos Senior Hydrogeologist Glenn Toogood said while independent and publicly available studies have shown that Santos’ operations near Narrabri […]

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Statement on Leewood Phase 2

Posted on November 25, 2015

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The Environmental Defenders Office, has recently commenced legal proceedings on behalf of People for the Plains to challenge Santos’ approval to build a water treatment facility at Leewood, a property owned by Santos and its joint venture partner.  The proposed reverse osmosis plant would be similar to that used elsewhere in Australia to treat water […]

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Routine maintenance underway

Posted on November 24, 2015

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Santos has commenced routine maintenance activities at pilot wells at Dewhurst South in the Pilliga to ensure ongoing efficient and safe operation of the wells. Santos has all approvals in place to undertake this work and has an access agreement in place with the Forestry Corporation of NSW. Santos advised that this work would be […]

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