Origin Energy explains the structure of fracking wells: A heavily armoured vertical pipe, and deep under ground, a horizontal one designed for being perforated for fracking. The controversial deformed section of the pipe was in the horizontal part and the damage is not much different to the perforations used, says the company. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
UPDATE February 14, 5:40pm
Statement from Origin Energy: Lock the Gate apologises to the NT Scientific Inquiry.
Increase to NT Government revenue could range from $29.1m to $143m of extra funding each year, from a net real income increase of between $36m and $222m per annum, writes Justice Rachel Pepper (pictured), Chair, Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory.