NSW begins fresh gas search amid price hike warnings

By Sean Nicholls
Updated June 7 2017 - 7:14am, first published June 6 2017 - 9:29am
There have been protests against Santos' plans to drill for gas in the Pilliga State Forest. Photo: Dean Sewell
There have been protests against Santos' plans to drill for gas in the Pilliga State Forest. Photo: Dean Sewell

NSW is taking the first tentative step towards fresh gas exploration in the state amid warnings of price spikes due to domestic shortages being blamed on the Queensland export industry.

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