Metgasco admits protests delay CSG operations Northern Star

Hundreds at Metgasco protest. Police estimated almost 300 people turned up at Metgasco’s Casino office yesterday to protest the company’s ongoing exploration for coal-seam and other unconventional gas in the area. One man’s handwritten sign put the crowd’s feelings succinctly: ‘We are living in the age of stupid when money, gas companies, power, politicians, ego, greed are more ... ANTI-COAL seam gas campaigners from the Casino area mobilised yesterday morning to peacefully protest operations of coal seam gas company Metgasco at the Casino airport. Members of the Richmond Valley Group Against Gas were alerted about 9.30am that Metgasco was undertaking works on its disused South Casino 11 well on the eastern side of the airport. According to a Metgasco spokesman, the ... In a statement to the Australian Stock Exchange yesterday, Metgasco said protest action caused delays in drilling at Glenugie and also resulted in the company deferring one of its planned core wells. Apr 18, 2012 - Protest against Metgasco, Casino, NSW, 2012 Today's (Friday) protest actions against the Metgasco seismic testing was a successful outing with a large number of protesters in attendance (well over 50 people). Metgasco will be continuing tomorrow (Saturday) and all concerned citizens are encouraged to attend at Metgasco's office in Casino at 6am. Don't worry if you can't make it that early - but please still come to show that they have ... Metgasco says coal seam gas opponents who staged a protest at Casino yesterday are being fuelled by 'emotional nonsense'. One of the 200 protesters was Tatham resident Eric van Beurden who claimed ... Metgasco Targetted : Casino, NSW A PEACEFUL protest against coal seam gas mining will go ahead at Casino on Wednesday morning. The Richmond Valley Group Against Gas (Northern Rivers, NSW) will stage a sit-in at the front of the Metgasco office in Johnston Street at 10am. The group states that the peaceful protest is being arranged 'to show Metgasco that we don't want coal seam gas mining in ...

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