Gas pipeline backer Garbis Simonian says his $1 billion-plus plan is "insurance" for NSW gas users

By Joanne McCarthy
Updated December 26 2018 - 11:52am, first published 11:51am
Future: Hunter Gas Pipeline managing director Garbis Simonian at the site of his Kurri Kurri Weston Aluminium plant. Mr Simonian is seeking a five-year extension of his controversial 2009 Hunter Gas Pipeline approval.
Future: Hunter Gas Pipeline managing director Garbis Simonian at the site of his Kurri Kurri Weston Aluminium plant. Mr Simonian is seeking a five-year extension of his controversial 2009 Hunter Gas Pipeline approval.

THE backer of a controversial 2009 plan for a gas pipeline from Queensland’s Galilee basin gas fields to the Hunter says renewing the approval for another five years, despite no work for a decade, is “insurance” for NSW gas users.

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