Onshore Gas in Australia The Surat Basin Social Legacy Story
18th International Conference & Exhibition on Liquefied Natural Gas, April 11-15, 2016
AbstractThe Surat Basin in Australia is the leading onshore coal seam gas producing region in the country. However, the development of the industry has not been without its challenges.
The paper aims to:
- examine the concept of Social Licence from the perspective of the region’s business community;
- provide an analysis of the regional economic benefits;
- show how the Surat Basin region has been able to diversify its economy as a result of the gas industry.