No revisiting of exploration ban in govt resource strategy

No revisiting of exploration ban in govt resource strategy
Gavin Evans
By Gavin Evans Aug. 27 (BusinessDesk) - The government’s draft 10-year strategy for minerals and petroleum emphasises the importance of gas for energy security and as a transition fuel to a low-emissions economy, but says the ban on exploration won’t be revisited. The 42-page document, open for public feedback, is intended to help inform a review of the Crown Minerals Act. It does not set future policy but is intended to guide other policy makers and stakeholders and provide “certainty” to the industry and the public. It will not revis...

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