17 Dec 2019 The Norwegian company's drilling proposal has been met with massive for its plan to drill an oil exploration well in the Great Australian Bight. 25 Feb 2020 Energy giant Equinor has dumped plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight - the third company to abandon plans in the region in the last 19 Dec 2019 "Offshore oil exploration has been occurring safely in the Great Australian Bight for more than 40 years and, given Australia's reliance on oil in the 18 Dec 2019 Australias offshore oil and gas authority NOPSEMA has approved Equinor's Environment Plan for drilling in the Great Australian Bight. 19 Dec 2019 A major drilling operation in the Great Australian Bight could have 'devastating' consequences for the the Coast, North West Board Rider Mick
25 Feb 2020 Norwegian energy company Equinor is pulling out of a planned oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight following months of relentless
10 Nov 2019 Australia's offshore safety watchdog has asked Equinor ASA to modify its explore for oil and gas off South Australia, the regulator said on Monday. week to change and resubmit its plan to drill in the Great Australian Bight. 20 May 2019 The government has advanced energy security as the reason why the Great Australian Bight should be drilled for oil. This is because Australia 27 Jun 2019 The safety authority governing the petroleum industry has knocked back a Norwegian oil giant's plans to drill the Great Australian Bight. 13 May 2019 The Great Australian Bight is home to a unique array of marine life. More than 85 % of species in this remote stretch of rocky coastline are not
The Bight’s deep water holds one of the last untested Australian oil exploration frontiers with oil major Chevron estimating it could produce on a similar scale to Bass Strait’s once-great oilfields.
24 Feb 2020 Equinor said its exploration plan was "not commercially competitive"; Drilling has been fiercely opposed by environmental groups who warned 19 Dec 2019 A Norwegian oil company granted environmental approval to drill in some of Australia's roughest seas tries to ease fears about any oil leaks as