The oil and gas producer Santos has plans – yet to be "fully approved" by the company – of drilling 23 wells in the Mereenie field whose known reserves are close to being exhausted.
Gas from the fields west of Alice Springs has stopped flowing to Alice Springs and Darwin because the Power Water Corporation has stopped buying it. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: Archival shot of the Mereenie installation.
Royalties have temporarily stopped flowing to the NT Government and Arrernte traditional owners for gas from the Palm Valley fields west of Alice Springs, in the wake of reduced production. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.