Canavan sees GAB drilling central to submarine fuel security

FEDERAL resources minister Matt Canavan is an avowed supporter of Equinor’s plan to drill an exploration well in the Great Australian Bight and has several times suggested it will improve the nation’s liquid fuel security, but went off reservation yesterday suggesting it would aid Australia’s submarine build plans.

Canavan sees GAB drilling central to submarine fuel security Canavan sees GAB drilling central to submarine fuel security Canavan sees GAB drilling central to submarine fuel security Canavan sees GAB drilling central to submarine fuel security Canavan sees GAB drilling central to submarine fuel security

Defence and industry experts very confused. Photo credit: DCNS

 
"The other point to make here is that the government is putting a lot of money, we fully support developing a diesel submarine industry here in Adelaide," he said yesterday at an Adelaide press