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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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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Santos signs MOUs with Brickworks and Weston Energy for Narrabri gas

Posted on May 9, 2019

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Santos today announced it has signed non-binding memoranda of understanding with Brickworks and Weston Energy for the supply of natural gas from the Narrabri Gas Project. Under the proposed transactions, Santos would supply Brickworks[1] with up to 3 PJ per year of natural gas from Narrabri for seven years from 2025 and Weston Energy[2] with […]

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Local Narrabri gas to underpin new manufacturing jobs in northwest NSW

Posted on February 27, 2019

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Santos and Perdaman have today announced 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 the Narrabri Gas Project. The gas would be supplied to a proposed new ammonium nitrate plant near Narrabri to produce fertiliser for agribusiness, a key sector […]

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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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Narrabri Gas Project joins core asset portfolio

Posted on November 10, 2017

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Santos has announced the Narrabri Gas Project will join its core asset portfolio. Speaking at the annual Santos Investor Day in Sydney, CEO Kevin Gallagher, said the Project was a very important part of the East Coast gas story and that in the past year there has been an increasing need to bring on new […]

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Prime Ministerial support for the Narrabri Gas Project

Posted on September 29, 2017

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This week, the Prime Minister stressed the important role the Narrabri Gas Project can play in Australia’s energy market. Government-commissioned reports by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Australian Energy Market Operator, both found that the shortfall of gas in the east coast domestic market will be around three times greater than previously […]

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Irrigation underway at Leewood

Posted on September 1, 2017

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We have begun using treated water from our natural gas exploration and appraisal operations to irrigate at our Leewood property south of Narrabri. Pivot irrigation is being used on a 50 hectare section of the property which has been planted with barley. In order to extract natural gas from underground coal seams, the pressure in […]

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