Anti-gas activists endanger public safety

Recent articles


Tweets

16 November 18, 4:02pm Victoria faces higher #natgas prices and risks jobs in push for ban on hydraulic fracturing. @DanielAndrewsMP popu… https://t.co/MUYJig0aZp
array(24) { ["created_at"]=> string(30) "Fri Nov 16 06:02:59 +0000 2018" ["id"]=> int(1063311450217705472) ["id_str"]=> string(19) "1063311450217705472" ["text"]=> string(331) "Victoria faces higher #natgas prices and risks jobs in push for ban on hydraulic fracturing. @DanielAndrewsMP popu… https://t.co/MUYJig0aZp" ["truncated"]=> bool(true) ["entities"]=> array(4) { ["hashtags"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(2) { ["text"]=> string(6) "natgas" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(22) [1]=> int(29) } } } ["symbols"]=> array(0) { } ["user_mentions"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(5) { ["screen_name"]=> string(15) "DanielAndrewsMP" ["name"]=> string(14) "Daniel Andrews" ["id"]=> int(228535666) ["id_str"]=> string(9) "228535666" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(94) [1]=> int(110) } } } ["urls"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(4) { ["url"]=> string(23) "https://t.co/MUYJig0aZp" ["expanded_url"]=> string(52) "https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1063311450217705472" ["display_url"]=> string(29) "twitter.com/i/web/status/1…" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(117) [1]=> int(140) } } } } ["source"]=> string(66) "Twitter Web Client" ["in_reply_to_status_id"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_status_id_str"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_user_id"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_user_id_str"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_screen_name"]=> NULL ["user"]=> string(8) "APPEALtd" ["geo"]=> NULL ["coordinates"]=> NULL ["place"]=> NULL ["contributors"]=> NULL ["is_quote_status"]=> bool(false) ["retweet_count"]=> int(2) ["favorite_count"]=> int(3) ["favorited"]=> bool(false) ["retweeted"]=> bool(false) ["possibly_sensitive"]=> bool(false) ["lang"]=> string(2) "en" }
by APPEALtd
16 November 18, 11:22am Today’s visit by Japan’s PM Shinzō Abe is the culmination of more than a decade’s preparation and dedication in dev… https://t.co/ovzdBeXGIa
array(24) { ["created_at"]=> string(30) "Fri Nov 16 01:22:51 +0000 2018" ["id"]=> int(1063240952226041857) ["id_str"]=> string(19) "1063240952226041857" ["text"]=> string(203) "Today’s visit by Japan’s PM Shinzō Abe is the culmination of more than a decade’s preparation and dedication in dev… https://t.co/ovzdBeXGIa" ["truncated"]=> bool(true) ["entities"]=> array(4) { ["hashtags"]=> array(0) { } ["symbols"]=> array(0) { } ["user_mentions"]=> array(0) { } ["urls"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(4) { ["url"]=> string(23) "https://t.co/ovzdBeXGIa" ["expanded_url"]=> string(52) "https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1063240952226041857" ["display_url"]=> string(29) "twitter.com/i/web/status/1…" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(117) [1]=> int(140) } } } } ["source"]=> string(66) "Twitter Web Client" ["in_reply_to_status_id"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_status_id_str"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_user_id"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_user_id_str"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_screen_name"]=> NULL ["user"]=> string(8) "APPEALtd" ["geo"]=> NULL ["coordinates"]=> NULL ["place"]=> NULL ["contributors"]=> NULL ["is_quote_status"]=> bool(false) ["retweet_count"]=> int(1) ["favorite_count"]=> int(2) ["favorited"]=> bool(false) ["retweeted"]=> bool(false) ["possibly_sensitive"]=> bool(false) ["lang"]=> string(2) "en" }
by APPEALtd
16 November 18, 9:00am Read op-ed by APPEA's Malcolm Roberts in today's @australian highlighting the importance of #LNG projects in delive… https://t.co/26pOuQwO8d
array(24) { ["created_at"]=> string(30) "Thu Nov 15 23:00:14 +0000 2018" ["id"]=> int(1063205058756599808) ["id_str"]=> string(19) "1063205058756599808" ["text"]=> string(323) "Read op-ed by APPEA's Malcolm Roberts in today's @australian highlighting the importance of #LNG projects in delive… https://t.co/26pOuQwO8d" ["truncated"]=> bool(true) ["entities"]=> array(4) { ["hashtags"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(2) { ["text"]=> string(3) "LNG" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(92) [1]=> int(96) } } } ["symbols"]=> array(0) { } ["user_mentions"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(5) { ["screen_name"]=> string(10) "australian" ["name"]=> string(14) "The Australian" ["id"]=> int(9609632) ["id_str"]=> string(7) "9609632" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(49) [1]=> int(60) } } } ["urls"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(4) { ["url"]=> string(23) "https://t.co/26pOuQwO8d" ["expanded_url"]=> string(52) "https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1063205058756599808" ["display_url"]=> string(29) "twitter.com/i/web/status/1…" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(117) [1]=> int(140) } } } } ["source"]=> string(66) "Twitter Web Client" ["in_reply_to_status_id"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_status_id_str"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_user_id"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_user_id_str"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_screen_name"]=> NULL ["user"]=> string(8) "APPEALtd" ["geo"]=> NULL ["coordinates"]=> NULL ["place"]=> NULL ["contributors"]=> NULL ["is_quote_status"]=> bool(false) ["retweet_count"]=> int(6) ["favorite_count"]=> int(8) ["favorited"]=> bool(false) ["retweeted"]=> bool(false) ["possibly_sensitive"]=> bool(false) ["lang"]=> string(2) "en" }
by APPEALtd
15 November 18, 8:27am APPEA’s @MattDoman tells @ABCnews that @Greens and @GreenpeaceAP push impossible #oil spill scenarios to distort pu… https://t.co/0Ne1Eg2H8J
array(24) { ["created_at"]=> string(30) "Wed Nov 14 22:27:02 +0000 2018" ["id"]=> int(1062834319612211200) ["id_str"]=> string(19) "1062834319612211200" ["text"]=> string(502) "APPEA’s @MattDoman tells @ABCnews that @Greens and @GreenpeaceAP push impossible #oil spill scenarios to distort pu… https://t.co/0Ne1Eg2H8J" ["truncated"]=> bool(true) ["entities"]=> array(4) { ["hashtags"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(2) { ["text"]=> string(3) "oil" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(81) [1]=> int(85) } } } ["symbols"]=> array(0) { } ["user_mentions"]=> array(4) { [0]=> array(5) { ["screen_name"]=> string(9) "MattDoman" ["name"]=> string(13) "Matthew Doman" ["id"]=> int(52915374) ["id_str"]=> string(8) "52915374" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(8) [1]=> int(18) } } [1]=> array(5) { ["screen_name"]=> string(7) "abcnews" ["name"]=> string(8) "ABC News" ["id"]=> int(2768501) ["id_str"]=> string(7) "2768501" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(25) [1]=> int(33) } } [2]=> array(5) { ["screen_name"]=> string(6) "Greens" ["name"]=> string(6) "Greens" ["id"]=> int(7900732) ["id_str"]=> string(7) "7900732" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(39) [1]=> int(46) } } [3]=> array(5) { ["screen_name"]=> string(12) "GreenpeaceAP" ["name"]=> string(18) "Greenpeace Aus Pac" ["id"]=> int(7009202) ["id_str"]=> string(7) "7009202" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(51) [1]=> int(64) } } } ["urls"]=> array(1) { [0]=> array(4) { ["url"]=> string(23) "https://t.co/0Ne1Eg2H8J" ["expanded_url"]=> string(52) "https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1062834319612211200" ["display_url"]=> string(29) "twitter.com/i/web/status/1…" ["indices"]=> array(2) { [0]=> int(117) [1]=> int(140) } } } } ["source"]=> string(66) "Twitter Web Client" ["in_reply_to_status_id"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_status_id_str"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_user_id"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_user_id_str"]=> NULL ["in_reply_to_screen_name"]=> NULL ["user"]=> string(8) "APPEALtd" ["geo"]=> NULL ["coordinates"]=> NULL ["place"]=> NULL ["contributors"]=> NULL ["is_quote_status"]=> bool(false) ["retweet_count"]=> int(0) ["favorite_count"]=> int(1) ["favorited"]=> bool(false) ["retweeted"]=> bool(false) ["possibly_sensitive"]=> bool(false) ["lang"]=> string(2) "en" }
by APPEALtd

Road spikes installed near Bentley's gas wells site.

People bent on stopping resource development, jobs and our next wave of economic investment have stooped to new lows in putting their own safety and safety of others at risk.

In Bentley, in the Richmond Valley of northern NSW, there are reports today that anti-gas activists have installed steel spikes at the entrance to a dairy farmer’s property and on previous occasions have welded his entrance gate shut.

Read the news here: Road spikes installed near Bentley’s gas operations.

We have always recognised there is legitimate interest among landholders and communities on how resources are produced. Those issues are best addressed through open and transparent dialogue based on facts not fear and threatening behaviour.

NSW Upper House Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham told the ABC recently that the Greens “implicitly” support breaking the law through civil disobedience protests.

As a responsible Member of Parliament he should now denounce such behaviour and withdraw those comments in the interests of public safety.

The gas sector is delivering enormous benefits to our economy through safe production that utilises state-of-the-art technology and can continue to do so with your help.

Please encourage your friends and family to send a message that they don’t want us to fall behind.

Our petition and more information can be found at www.ournaturaladvantage.com.au.

Photo from ABC Online.