Well liability fund abandoned by WA govt

DOCUMENTS obtained from the Western Australian government via Freedom of Information requests by anti-frac group Lock the Gate find the mooted rehabilitation fund to prevent taxpayers picking up the tab to properly plug and abandon wells has been cancelled. 

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NSE's position in WA circa 2012

This will leave the cash-low zone that is delisted New Standard Energy's five Canning Basin wells to be plugged and abandoned mostly likely at public expense.