Australia does not have much petrol – without recharge, storage would last only 2-3 weeks. If there was an interruption to imports, industry and consumers would be in serious strife, with rationing likely within a week.
“We will do whatever it takes,” an angry looking activist snarls to the camera. “I’d like to see some of them in jail,” says a protest leader, presumably referring to company executives. So begins the trailer for the latest activist anti-gas movie, ‘Sacrifice Zone’. Judging by the movie trailer, self-righteous law-breaking by the protest movement…
Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has been in the news this week for spending close to $4,000 of taxpayer money to go whale-watching with her 10-year-old daughter.
There’s more signs of confidence returning to the Australian oil and gas industry, with confirmation that Norwegian company Statoil is ramping up its Australian presence through a significant investment in exploration activities in the Great Australian Bight.
ERIC Director Steve Wright takes a look at the latest claims about offshore development in the Great Australian Bight