New South Wales is about to run out of gas, so says the scare campaign. It's bully-boy tactics by Australia's powerful oil and gas industry, designed to pressure the state government into quickly approving contentious coal seam gas projects proposed by Santos at Narrabri and AGL at Gloucester.
Gas shortage? Tapping the bubbling wells of spin and self-interest
Australia's not on the brink of a gas shortage -- but the industry is running out of new ways to spin. In part one of a Crikey investigation, we debunk the self-interested case of suppliers and governments.