ABC News: Pastoralists, traditional owners, environmental groups, call for moratorium on NT water licences

The Northern Territory government's management of water could "run rivers dry" and risk the livelihoods of future generations, a traditional owner has said during a major water conference in Darwin this week.

Read more October 15, 2022 10:12 AM

ABC News: Oil and gas industry will no longer get free water in NT, questions remain for other big industries

For the first time, major industries in the Northern Territory will be charged for the water they use, in a policy shift the Environment Minister says is aimed at "bigger industries", not "small businesses and small farmers trying to make a go of it".

 

Read more October 14, 2022 10:08 AM

NIT: Origin’s Beetaloo and Kimberley gas exit hailed by environmentalists

A group of Traditional Owners and environmentalists have hailed Origin Energy’s withdrawal from the Beetaloo Basin and the Kimberley.

Read more September 20, 2022 5:52 PM

ABC: Tamboran Resources buys Origin Energy's Beetaloo Basin gas exploration stakes

A company facing fines for refusing to front a senate committee investigating gas subsidies has overnight become the biggest player in the Northern Territory's Beetaloo Basin.

Read more September 20, 2022 5:50 PM

Conversation: In a win for Traditional Owners, Origin is walking away from the Beetaloo Basin. But the fight against fracking is not over

What a difference six months makes. Before the federal election, the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory was to have spearheaded Australia’s “gas-led recovery”.

Read more September 20, 2022 5:48 PM

ABC: Origin Energy backs out of investment into on-shore gas exploration in Beetaloo Basin

Gas giant Origin Energy is abandoning plans to frack for gas in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Basin.

Read more September 19, 2022 5:45 PM

Guardian: Origin Energy to quit Beetaloo gas project but green groups warn environmental threat remains

Origin Energy will sell its stake in its Beetaloo Basin gas project at a loss and review all its other exploration permits in a move that will distance it from an environmental controversy and end its association with sanctioned Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg.

Read more September 19, 2022 5:41 PM

AFR: Origin accelerates zero-emission push with exit from Beetaloo

Origin Energy will divest its near-80 per cent stake in the Beetaloo Basin and explore exiting nearly all its upstream gas exploration permits as it accelerates its push to renewable energy. 

Read more September 19, 2022 1:05 PM

NITV: The NT Traditional Owners standing staunch in the face of an international gas giant

Traditional Custodians say they are hurting with the ongoing battle against gas companies wanting drill on their Country, in Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Basin 500km south east of Darwin. But they won’t give up. By Keira Jenkins

Read more August 30, 2022 2:04 PM

ABC: Federal funding pitch for Beetaloo infrastructure ramps up

The resources industry could receive millions of dollars in additional taxpayer-funded grants from the federal government as exploration for gas approaches a tipping point in the Beetaloo Basin.  

Read more July 14, 2022 9:22 AM