Go for Gorgon, the site that's an economy of its own

Posted on 11/06/2009  

IT is variously touted as a one-project economic stimulus package, Australia's largest resource project, and an environmental disaster waiting to happen.
This is Gorgon, a project so big its backers claim it will add 4 per cent to Western Australia's gross state product. A $50billion undertaking with an economic life of 60 years, it could create 20,000 jobs, generate $33 billion in work opportunities for service providers and supply $40 billion in royalties to government.

From Terry Ryder's Hotspotting Column published in the Prime Space section of The Australian.
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