APPEA Western Australia Director Claire Wilkinson was featured in The West Australian this morning in an editorial discussing WA’s "natural gas advantage" and the important role it plays in the state's economy and low emissions future.
"The Pilbara is the beating heart of Western Australia’s economy. A recent visit to the region highlighted for me the palpable sense of purpose it has from the large-scale resources developments in operation and future projects being planned. There is a feeling of optimism and a “can-do” attitude and a realisation that our way of life in WA would be very different without these resource exports that bring jobs, wealth, and a world-class standard of living. In the Pilbara, one can see first hand how integral natural gas is to the State’s economy." - Claire begins.
Read the full article to learn how the pandemic has left indelible marks on Australia’s oil and gas sector, how the workforce have persevered through extraordinary circumstance and significant personal sacrifice to natural gas flowing in Western Australia, and what the future holds for the LNG industry of Western Australia.
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