The Regulation of Unconventional Gas in Queensland and New South Wales - Divergent Paths, Same Destination?
Article from: OGEL 3 (2014), in Unconventional Oil and Gas
Unconventional gas (including coal seam and shale gas) will play an increasing role in meeting global energy demand. Australia, in particular Queensland and New South Wales, boasts considerable unconventional gas reserves. Queensland already supports 3 world first, CSG-LNG projects. However, the industry has generated considerable community concern. Governments in both jurisdictions (and the Commonwealth government) have reacted by introducing extensive regulatory reforms seeking to bolster their existing frameworks whilst attempting to balance the interests of the community in ...