Hydraulic fracturing

The Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory (NT) released its final report in March 2018.

The inquiry’s recommendations were accepted and the moratorium on unconventional shale gas developments in the NT was lifted.

The NT Government has an implementation plan that will be updated regularly.

To read the plan visit the hydraulic fracturing in the NT website.

For more information on how the inquiry's recommendations will impact conventional gas operations read:

Conventional gas and the hydraulic fracturing inquiry recommendations (126.5 kb)
Conventional gas and the hydraulic fracturing inquiry recommendations (58.4 kb)

Last updated: 30 July 2018

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