A strengthened regulatory regime for the onshore gas industry
The Northern Territory Government is committed to developing a transparent, accountable onshore gas industry that will create jobs for Territorians while protecting our environment.
With indications that the shale gas reservoirs in the Beetaloo Sub-basin are of global significance, it is important that we enable this substantial industry to expand in a well-regulated and planned manner from the outset. Two legislative amendment bills were passed in Parliament last week. This is in response to government’s commitment to implement all of the recommendations outlined in the Final Report from the Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory.
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