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South Australia’s long history of well-regulated oil and gas exploration and production has been highlighted to a parliamentary inquiry into development of unconventional reservoirs and fracture stimulation technology.

Cover_Inquiry_into_Unconventional_Gas_FrackingThe South Australian State Government's submission to Parliament's Natural Resources Committee (NRC)
Inquiry into Unconventional Gas fracking (PDF 5.73 MB)

For more information, contact:

Energy Resources Division

+61 8 8463 3204
DEM.petroleum@sa.gov.au