The North East Gas Interconnector (NEGI) is a proposed gas pipeline between the Northern Territory and the eastern states. The project is strongly endorsed by gas companies, the Territory government and governments in other states, but analysis is lacking as to the actual benefits to Territorians and the rest of Australia.While there is a shortage of analysis, there is no shortage of hyperbole. This paper busts four myths around the NEGI.
1. The project is important for solving the east coast gas ‘crisis’