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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Local support for Santos

Posted on February 2, 2016

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Members of the Narrabri community have told the Northern Daily Leader of their support for Santos following the arrest of several out-of-towners protesting work at our Leewood site south of Narrabri. The protestors have repeatedly broken into the securely fenced site, where Santos is constructing a water treatment facility to allow salty water extracted during our […]

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Santos working to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage near Narrabri

Posted on December 14, 2015

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A new initiative between the Narrabri Local Aboriginal Land Council and Santos will help to protect Aboriginal cultural heritage in the Narrabri area. As part of Santos’ Environmental Impact Statement for the Narrabri Gas Project, the company commissioned a study of all Aboriginal cultural heritage information in the region. This included information held exclusively by […]

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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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Work begins on Santos’ Leewood Phase 2 project

Posted on December 1, 2015

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Santos has commenced construction work on a water treatment facility at the Leewood property south of Narrabri. The Leewood Phase 2 Project involves the construction of a reverse osmosis water treatment facility to treat salty ground water produced by the exploration and appraisal operations to a very high standard so it can be beneficially reused […]

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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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Santos’ work acknowledged at the Northern Inland Innovation Awards

Posted on November 24, 2015

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The Santos team has received a Highly Commended award at the 2015 Northern Inland Innovation Awards held in Glen Innes on Friday night. The state of the art water holding ponds at Leewood were entered in the “Manufacturing and Engineering” section. The Leewood ponds are double lined ponds with advanced leak detection systems in place and were described […]

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Preparing for the long hot summer

Posted on November 12, 2015

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Santos Narrabri Operations Manager Todd Dunn, has spoken to the Narrabri Courier about the Santos’ bushfire preparedness. Todd explained a comprehensive bushfire management plan is in place that was developed in close consultation with the Rural Fire Service. All staff and contractors undertake bushfire awareness training and Santos also has extensive safeguards in place in […]

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