Business 22 Dec 2020

Woodside Supports Environmental Approval Processes

Woodside has been made aware that the Conservation Council of Western Australia (CCWA) has launched a court action attacking approvals that provide significant benefits to all Australians.

Almost eighteen months after the receipt of environmental approvals to process gas at our North West Shelf and Pluto LNG facilities, the CCWA has decided to serve notice on the state government and Woodside of a legal challenge in the Supreme Court of Western Australia.

The gas to be processed would deliver cleaner energy for customers in Western Australia and overseas. It would provide thousands of jobs for Western Australians, tax revenue to state and federal governments and opportunities for local businesses.

Woodside CEO Peter Coleman said that at all times Woodside has complied with regulatory requirements and environmental processes in seeking and receiving approvals.

Read the full media release here.