The economic impacts of a potential shale gas development in the Northern Territory

Natural gas Conservation Economic development Economic forecasting Fracking Northern Territory
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On 3 December 2016 the Northern Territory Government announced an independent Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing of Onshore Unconventional Reservoirs in the Northern Territory. The Inquiry is investigating the environmental, social and economic risks and impacts of hydraulic fracturing (‘fracking’) of onshore unconventional gas reservoirs and associated activities in the Northern Territory. 

ACIL Allen Consulting was appointed on 24 May 2017 to assist the Inquiry understand the potential economic benefits, impacts and risks of the development of an onshore unconventional gas industry in the Northern Territory. 

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