Kennett supports gas rig near Twelve Apostles
This piece is on the ABC Web site today:
Thursday 13 February, 1997 (10:07am AEDT)
Victorian Premier, Jeff Kennett, says he supports B-H-P's plan to erect
an offshore gas rig field within sight of the Twelve Apostles, one of
the state's top tourist attractions.
B-H-P is seeking Federal and State Government approval to exploit the
Minerva field, off the south-west Victorian coast, near Port Campbell.
The rig would be visible from the Twelve Apostles, 14 kilometres away.
Mr Kennett, who's in Boston, says the project should be encouraged and
He says it creates jobs and wealth, and is worth the price.
(C) 1996 Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Updated: Thu Feb 13 10:10:01 1997 (AEDT)
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