Preliminary Environmental Assessment for the Narrabri Gas Project submitted to the NSW Government

Posted on April 3, 2014

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Santos has commenced the first formal step in the assessment process for the Narrabri Gas Project by submitting its Preliminary Environmental Assessment (PEA) to the NSW Government. As part of this process, Santos has identified any potential environmental issues associated with the Project’s construction and operation, regardless of how unlikely they are to occur. The […]

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Santos reinforces its commitment not to drill on private land without landholder agreement by signing the Agreed Principles of Land Access.

Posted on March 28, 2014

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Santos has entered into a set of principles in NSW that recognises the company’s long-standing position that it will not undertake drilling activities on private land without the voluntary consent of the landholder. The Principles of Land Access was signed today by Santos, AGL, NSW Farmers, Cotton Australia and the NSW Irrigators Council at NSW […]

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Release of water at Bibblewindi

Posted on March 28, 2014

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Santos today confirmed that a very small amount of salty water (approximately two bath tubs) was released to ground on Tuesday 25 March at Santos’ Bibblewindi operations in the Pilliga, south of Narrabri in New South Wales. Santos reported the spill to the Office of Coal Seam Gas (OCSG) and an incident report is being […]

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Update on Bibblewindi rehabilitation

Posted on March 8, 2014

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Santos has been very clear that the facilities at Bibblewindi constructed by the previous owner did not meet company standards. Santos always acknowledged, including in media releases and community presentations, concerns about the integrity of the Bibblewindi ponds and the need for new water storage and treatment facilities at Leewood. The water treatment facilities at […]

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Statement on the Pilliga protests

Posted on February 12, 2014

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Santos has received all the necessary State and Federal approvals, as well as landholder agreements, to commence exploration and appraisal works as part of its exploration drilling program in north-west NSW. The current exploration activities are restricted to a section of the Pilliga that has been specifically reserved by the NSW Government for logging, mining […]

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