Australia: Kimberley traditional owners green light Buru fracking

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: A group of Kimberley traditional owners has agreed to allow oil and gas company Buru Energy to start fracking on its land. The decision is in stark contrast to the 1970s where a clash between the Noonkanbah community and a different oil company led to riots and strikes. Buru Energy wants to use hydraulic fracturing to test for tight gas flows in four wells, in the Kimberley's Canning Basin, east of Broome. The plans were approved by the Department of Mines and Petroleum earlier this week.......

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