Santos eyes hub link to $3.6 billion CSG project

Santos expects a NSW industrial hub linked to its $3.6 billion Narrabri coal-seam gas project could emerge if it wins environmental approvals for the project later this year.

The Australian is reporting that the NSW Department of Planning is assessing the development in the Gunnedah Basin, which Santos says has the potential to supply half of NSW’s annual gas demand from 2022.

It faces a test, however, to win environmental approval for its proposal following strong opposition over the effect it may have on water supplies and nearby farmland.

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