Gate wide open

A PROMINENT regional environmentalist has renewed a warning the State Government’s looming release of new exploration blocks will open the floodgates to a gas mining juggernaut. […]

Beach breaks ground

DRILLING is underway at Beach Energy’s Haselgrove-3 conventional well south of Penola in an attempt to tap into commercial quantities of gas for South Australia. The […]

Machinery moves to gas drilling site

EARTHMOVING works at Beach Energy’s proposed Haselgrove 3 conventional gas exploratory well site south of Penola are now under way. Heavy machinery moved onto the state-owned […]

Highways lined to lock the gates

REGIONAL gas mining opponents lined the region’s highways on Saturday as part of a national roadside protest to ‘lock the gate’ to invasive gas mining. While […]

‘Cents-less’ gas exploration risk

NEW claims have emerged the State Government has only banked $11m in royalties from South East gas production over the past 70 years, which is “pittance” […]

Gas power plant “insanity”

THE region’s anti-gas expansion fraternity has described a push to build a 40MW gas-fired turbine power station in Mount Gambier as “insane”, claiming it would drive […]