5.7

Progress

25%

25% Complete.
Government approval of policy/process development.

That to minimise the risk of occurrence of seismic events during hydraulic fracturing operations, a traffic light system for measured seismic intensity, similar to that in the UK, be implemented.

Target completion date

Stage 3
To be completed by end December 2021.

Reform area
Ensuring accountable industry practice
Project action
Developing transparent and enforceable codes of practice
Lead agency
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Action item update

Implementation progress

The Northern Territory Government has commenced work with independent scientific experts to formulate an appropriate system for measuring and responding to any variations in seismic intensity in the Northern Territory.