Santos calls for Narrabri CSG timeline

Santos has issued a plea for the NSW government to outline its approval timeline for its controversial $3 billion Narrabri coal-seam gas project just days after the Queensland government agreed on a deadline to make a call on Adani’s long-delayed Carmichael coal mine.

The Australian is reporting the gas producer touts the development — which could supply half the state’s gas needs — as a solution to the tight east coast market, where users are struggling to strike deals at affordable prices.

Santos argues uncertainty over when it will receive a decision in the long-running regulatory process needs to be resolved to bring relief to the state’s struggling manufacturers and heavy industry and provide a cheaper option than looming LNG imports.

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