News & Media

June 13, 2019

Equinor plans to use Ceduna facility as a base for GAB operations

West Coast Sentinel: Equinor representatives visited Ceduna to inspect the aviation base it plans to use as a hub should it receive approval for a drilling exploration program in the Great Australian Bight.

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June 13, 2019

SA Bight oil well fear misleading

SBS News Australia: South Australia’s peak resources group says opposition to oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight has been fuelled by misleading information online.

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March 29, 2019

Bight focus in SA forums

Potential oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight continues to receive significant public attention in South Australia.

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March 26, 2019

Increasing transparency of oil and gas environment plans

Media Release – Minister for Resources and Northern Australia: All environment plans for offshore oil and gas activities will be published, and draft environment plans for offshore seismic and exploratory drilling activities will be open for public comment, under recent changes to environmental regulations.

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March 6, 2019

Stalled Oil and Gas Exploration is a Major Economic Risk

APPEA Media Release: The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) exploration data confirms that the slump in petroleum exploration in Australia continues.

All governments should be alarmed by the trend of falling exploration. The community owns the resources and needs to attract risk capital to discover and convert resources into jobs, revenue and export dollars.

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