Santos outlines water treatment facility plans

Posted on March 11, 2015

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Santos has advanced plans to construct a water treatment facility which will allow produced water from its natural gas operations in and around the Pilliga to be treated and reused for purposes like irrigation. Later this month Santos will submit an application to the NSW Government seeking approval to begin work on Leewood Phase 2. […]

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Santos committed to protecting water and the environment

Posted on March 9, 2015

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  Santos has reiterated its commitment to protect water and the environment during the development of the company’s Narrabri Gas Project. In a short video feature released today, Santos’ Narrabri-based Hydrogeologist, Glenn Toogood, explains how the company is 100% committed to understanding water. The video is the second in a series of features that highlight […]

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Statement on the Narrabri Gas Project

Posted on February 12, 2015

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“Santos today announced an impairment to the value of its NSW gas assets.  As is being seen across the international oil and gas sector, a sharp reduction in oil prices is having an impact on value and our NSW assets are not immune. “This price impact, together with the previously announced 30% reduction in the […]

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Minor release of water

Posted on February 2, 2015

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There has been a very minor operational release of produced water from Santos’ Dewhurst pilot. A maximum of 2 to 3 litres of water was released from a high point vent, which would have the contained approximately 2-3 teaspoons of salt. There was no equipment malfunction, these types of vents are designed to release small amounts […]

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NSW Customers to pay higher gas prices without local gas development

Posted on January 21, 2015

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Santos has lodged a submission with the NSW Legislative Council Select Committee that highlights the importance of NSW developing its natural gas resources. Local projects such as the Narrabri Gas Project will put downward pressure on gas prices to the benefit of families and businesses that rely on this essential energy resource. The NSW Legislative […]

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Response to Newcastle Herald on waste handling

Posted on January 7, 2015

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A story printed in the Newcastle Herald on 6 January 2015 “Veil on waste disposal” implies secrecy and the improper handling of waste from Santos’ Narrabri Gas Project. Like any responsible company, Santos adheres to the strict conditions that apply to the disposal of waste from its operations. Compliance is monitored and enforced by the […]

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Statement on waste management

Posted on December 24, 2014

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Santos adheres to strict conditions that are carefully regulated by the EPA when disposing of waste. Waste from the Narrabri Gas Project is tested on site and the analysis determines its classification according to EPA conditions. This classification then determines the appropriate handling and disposal procedures. Santos has a contractual agreement with Transpacific – which is an […]

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Site Verification Certificate Application Lodged

Posted on December 23, 2014

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Santos has submitted its Site Verification Certificate Application to the Department of Planning. This application has confirmed the land within the Narrabri Gas Project area is not classified as Biophysical Strategic Agricultural Land (BSAL) under the criteria established by the NSW Government. Existing government mapping of the state had not identified any BSAL in the […]

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