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September
19
2014

Santos calls manufacturers to invest in onshore gas

 

Source: The Age, 19 Sep 2014


Manufacturing companies could help ease the looming shortage of domestic gas by embracing early stage investment in gas projects, according to oil and gas major Santos.


Speaking at a gathering of plastic and chemical manufacturers, Santos' eastern Australia vice president Peter Cleary said more gas would be available now if the manufacturing industry had invested more in the sector over the past decade.


Mr Cleary applauded recent examples where manufacturers have invested in gas explorers' attempts to discover new supply, such as Orica's deal with Strike Energy, Alcoa's partnership with Empire and Buru, and Dow Chemical's arrangement with Lakes Oil in Victoria.




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