$800m LNG gas pipe to Curtis Island a 'waste'

THE Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis has published a report questioning the "economics and financial footing" of the proposed $800 million North East Gas Interconnector, which would be able to supply gas from the Northern Territory to LNG export projects in Gladstone.

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A previous incident of increased flaring on Curtis Island in November.
A previous incident of increased flaring on Curtis Island in November. Paul Braven

The report's author Bruce Robertson said the northern gas pipeline is predicated on a set of fundamental misunderstandings, "the most glaring of which is the lack of customers".