Greens jump on Bight probe

THE upstream sector fears yet another witch hunt after green groups jumped on yesterday's launch of a senate inquiry into BP's frontier Great Australian Bight exploration bid, hoping it will expose not only failings of the oil industry but of both the regulator and the Commonwealth's Environment Department.

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The inquiry is to be headed up by independent Senator Nick Xenophon, one of those who moved the motion which was passed by the barest of margins yesterday - 32 senators, including Labor, the Greens

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