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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Wallaby legend Tim Horan speaks of his support for Santos

Posted on October 2, 2015

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Wallaby legend and Santos ambassador Tim Horan has said he is proud to be associated with an Australian company that is committed to working with the local community. Speaking in a short video released today, Horan said the support Santos gives to the Narrabri community, especially the junior sporting clubs, is invaluable for people in […]

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Santos responds to the article in The Land

Posted on September 18, 2015

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I wish to respond to an article printed in The Land on Thursday 17 September that falsely claims that “CSG is too risky for insurers”. Santos takes great care, uses the best available science and works within strict and stringent requirements to ensure we explore for and extract natural gas safely without harm to the […]

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Santos working with landholders

Posted on September 3, 2015

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I wish to respond to an article printed in The Land on Thursday August 27 that quoted a number of people insinuating that companies, including Santos, force their way onto private land. This is not the case. Santos has always been very clear that we will only drill wells on private land where the landholder […]

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Santos Narrabri Gas Project is “not a threat to water”

Posted on July 16, 2015

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Respected water expert Dr Richard Cresswell has reiterated that Santos’ operations near Narrabri are not a threat to water resources including the Great Artesian Basin. Dr Cresswell, who is a former CSIRO Hydrogeologist and sits on the Federal Government’s Expert Panel for Large Coal Seam Gas Projects, told the NSW Farmers conference in Sydney that […]

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Statement on Santos’ proposed Leewood Phase 2 Project

Posted on June 12, 2015

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Santos has provided a response to the questions and comments raised by various government departments in relation to the proposed water treatment facility at our Leewood site. We are confident this additional information has now fully addressed the questions and comments and we look forward to further discussions with the Department of Resources and Energy […]

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