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17 Jan 2014

Join the Santos Roadshow competition!

First held in 1999, the Santos Tour Down Under has grown to become the biggest cycling race in the southern hemisphere and we are very proud to support this great community event! This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before and there are a number of new ways you can get involved. Read more

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05 Sep 2013

Students with their new desks donated to Papa Primary School.

Having accomplished a major milestone with the delivery of first commissioning gas, the PNG LNG project is well on its way to completion and delivering the long-term energy requirements of its Asian customers. Yet it’s about more than just project milestones and delivery − the project is also committed to building sustainable futures for the people living in the project region. Read more

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02 Sep 2013

Santos’ Angelo Russo, ASO’s Vicky Lekis and SA Governor Kevin Scarce with the awards at Government House.

The 15-year partnership between Santos and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) has been recognised as the best arts partnership in South Australia and the Northern Territory. Read more

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30 Aug 2013

Brisbane’s premier cultural event, the Santos GLNG City of Lights has tonight received state-wide recognition winning a prestigious Queensland award. Read more

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22 May 2013

James is thanked for his help by the VNIO.

Santos has been acknowledged for supporting Sight for All and the Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology fellowship program (VNIO). Read more

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14 May 2013

Our very own Santos team participated in a walk for JusticeNet SA to raise vital funds that will help keep this service operational for another year. Read more

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06 May 2013

As part of Santos’ principal partnership with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Santos employees and their extended families were invited to attend a free family-orientated performance on Sunday, 5 May at 3pm. Read more

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16 Apr 2013

Santos continued its support of the 2013 Santos Centrals Junior Tour in the Barossa Valley this year as part of its ongoing commitment. Read more

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01 Feb 2013

The Santos Tour Down Under finished for another year on Sunday, 27 January with the final stage in Adelaide. Read more

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23 Jan 2013

On January 8, residents and guests of the remote King’s Canyon resort complex in NT, 330kms west of Alice Springs and 40kms from Mereenie, awoke to the smell of smoke and the sight of fast moving flames scorching across the plains towards the isolated community. Read more

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21 Jan 2013

The Santos Tour Down Under officially kicked off yesterday with 108,000 people packing Adelaide’s East End. Read more

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17 Jan 2013

Narrabri Chamber of Commerce President Richard Orr and Santos Peter Mitchley cut the ribbon.

About 60 guests and a number of Santos employees were on hand for the opening of Santos' new Narrabri office on December 20, 2012. Read more

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07 Dec 2012

Australian energy company Santos is delighted to announce a new partnership with Somerville Community Services, a non-government and not-for-profit youth, family and community welfare organisation operating in the Northern Territory. Read more

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30 Nov 2012

2012 Great Bike Ride for Charity

The 2012 Santos Great Bike Ride for Charity attracted another big turnout for Perth cyclists, with almost 4000 riders converging on Langley Park in the Perth CBD to take part in either the 106km, 53km, or the 10km Family ride around the Swan River. Read more

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08 Nov 2012

SA Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis and Team Leader SA Operations Support Andrew Yule inspect the pitch at the MCG

The annual fundraising event for the Royal Flying Doctor Service, the Cooper Cup Cricket Challenge, will be held this Saturday at the MCG… the Moomba Cricket Ground that is, 1,600 kilometres away from Melbourne in the Strzelecki desert. Read more

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03 Oct 2012

The 2012 OzAsia Festival drew to a triumphant close on the weekend, with nearly 20,000 people attending the event finale, the Moon Lantern Parade. Read more

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25 Sep 2012

ASO Symphony Under the Stars 2012

Santos today reaffirmed its status as Principal Partner of the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, announcing a new three-year, partnership that continues its support of the ASO from 2012 to 2014 inclusive. Read more

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16 Sep 2012

L-R: Grace Farrer Narrabri Shire Council, Jarryd Lucas - Trainee, Jason Elms – Santos , Rob Puckridge – Santos, Trevor Lucas - Trainee at Narrabri

Santos has supported a local Narrabri training and employment initiative entitled “Make It Work: Sharing Workers Locally Program” by hosting two Rural trainees, Jarryd and Trevor Lucas, within our Operations and Logistics team at Narrabri. Read more

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14 Sep 2012

Cameron Meyer

The 2012 Santos Tour Down Under was named the Best Sporting Event and Best Tourism Event at the prestigious Australian Event Awards in Sydney last night.​ Read more


14 Sep 2012

The sixth OzAsia Festival will open tonight with a performance of Fearless Nadia, an art exhibition in the Art Space Gallery and the Art Gallery of SA’s Asian Art After Dark event. Read more

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12 Sep 2012

Santos Staff at Quiz Night: From Left Chandran Vigneswaran; Rochelle Youngson, Courtney Barker and Rikke Petersen.

A cheque for $34,500 – raised at the second Santos Oil and Gas Industry Charity Quiz in June – was presented to Homeless Connect at the Petroleum Club of WA AGM last night. Read more

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31 Aug 2012

Desert Country

Santos and the Art Gallery of SA received the prestigious Australian Business Arts Foundation SA Partnering Award at a ceremony held last night at Government House. Read more

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28 Aug 2012

Daffodil Day Fundraising

Santos employees have been busy fundraising in Adelaide for both the Cancer Council and Sight for All, two fantastic not for profit Australian agencies. Read more

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24 Aug 2012

More than 430 cyclists squeezed on the Lycra on Sunday 12 August for the inaugural Santos Top End Gran Fondo. Read more

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12 Aug 2012

An annual celebration of science in Australia, National Science Week is an opportunity to join together to enjoy and explore the wonders and benefits of science. The 2012 program commenced 11 August and runs until 19 August. Read more

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08 Aug 2012

Santos Eastern Australia Business Unit has launched a new oil and gas operations training initiative as part of their strategy to enable EABU business performance by developing a highly skilled and capable workforce. Read more


05 Aug 2012

For the second year, the Santos Centre foyer has been transformed into an art space for the annual SALA Festival – South Australian Living Artists. Read more

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27 Jul 2012

Santos is delighted to announce it has renewed its partnership with the Santos Great Bike Ride for Charity, which will see the company remain as naming rights sponsor for another three years. Read more

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11 Jul 2012

Almost 80 Santos employees ripped through the floorboards at the Adelaide Velodrome last Sunday, at the ‘Come and Try Day’ hosted exclusively for Santos by Cycling SA*. Read more

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02 Jul 2012

As major sponsor, we’re privileged to have had the University of Adelaide Motorsport Formula SAE car on display in the Santos Centre foyer earlier this month. Read more

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28 Jun 2012

The inaugural Santos North Western Tour kicked off on June 21 in Narrabri, the home of Santos’ Operations Centre in the heart of ENSW's CSG activities. Read more

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27 Jun 2012

One of the many Santos rogaining teams.

Santos employees raised more than $7,170 for the Asthma Foundation’s 2012 Take a Breather Charity Challenge last weekend. Read more

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22 Jun 2012

Te​am Santos: Pugh, Beevers, Robertson, Telford.

Staff from the Santos Perth office have put their foot to the pedal in the gruelling Gibb Challenge in support of community partner, the Clontarf Foundation. Read more

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01 Jun 2012

As major sponsor of the Aboriginal Power Cup, Santos is proud to put its energy into fueling goals for hundreds of South Australian indigenous students. Read more

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22 May 2012

Santos GLNG is saddling up as the Principal Sponsor of Queensland’s biggest bike ride - the newly-named Santos GLNG Brisbane to the Gold Coast Cycle Challenge. Read more

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03 May 2012

Santos VP Eastern Australia James Baulderstone delivered the keynote address at the SACOME annual industry dinner earlier this week at which Santos was honoured with a 2012 Premier’s Community Excellence Award in Mining and Energy. Read more

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30 Apr 2012

The Santos-sponsored Centrals Junior Tour took place on the weekend of April 21-22. Read more

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23 Apr 2012

Jackson Operations Crew at the training centre.

Santos and TAFE SA launched a new skills-based training centre at TAFE SA’s O’Halloran Hill Campus. Read more

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13 Apr 2012

Northern gas team members relax after a hard day weeding the Holdfast shores sand dunes.

Following their recent off-site, the team from Northern Gas headed to Holdfast Shores to work as environmental volunteers as part of the Holdfast Bay Council’s environmental program. Read more

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09 Apr 2012

Dr Michael Hammerton of Sight for All presenting ophthalmologic equipment to Professor Dr Do Nhu Hon, VNIO Director.

The Vietnamese and Australian Governments recognised the partnership between Santos and Sight for All at a recent ceremony in Hanoi. Read more

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30 Mar 2012

S​antos VP WA & NT John Anderson (far left) and the Hon. Paul Henderson, Chief Minister Northern Territory (far right) at the launch.

Australian energy company Santos is delighted to announce its sponsorship of the Top End Gran Fondo, the biggest mass participation cycling event in Darwin. Read more

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28 Mar 2012

Women's Champions: the Santos Fearless Divas.

Santos teams competed in both the Perth and Adelaide legs of the 2012 Nissan Corporate Triathlon Series. Read more

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19 Mar 2012

On Saturday Sam Klaas, EQ Regional Manager, represented the Santos GLNG Project at the official opening of the new Roma Airport. Read more

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01 Mar 2012

President Santos GLNG Mark Macfarlane and Santos GLNG Project staff members at one of the brand new homes.

Workers moving to Gladstone to settle and work on the Santos GLNG Project can move into new homes with 11 family houses now ready for occupancy. Read more

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01 Mar 2012

Santos VP Diana Hoff and other dignitaries at the official opening of the Work Safely Centre.

Leaders from Santos, government and industry gathered at the official opening of the Santos-sponsored Work Safely Centre last week. Read more

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29 Feb 2012

Attracting fantastic crowds, including several world and Olympic cycling champions, the Smokefree Perth Criterium series confirmed its place as Western Australia’s premier criterium event. Read more

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27 Feb 2012

A crowd of 15,000 braved the heat to enjoy a stellar performance at this year’s Santos Symphony Under the Stars. Read more

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26 Feb 2012

Santos has again come to the aid of the local community following devastating floods in Queensland. Read more

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31 Jan 2012

Santos is sponsoring the new sprint classification at next month’s Smokefree Perth Criteriums. Read more

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23 Jan 2012

Winner of the 2012 Santos Tour Down Under, Simon Gerrans.

The 2012 Santos Tour concluded yesterday afternoon, with Australian Simon Gerrans taking the crown and the newly formed Australian team GreenEDGE claiming victory in its UCI WorldTour debut. Read more

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21 Jan 2012

Santos is pleased to announce that it has agreed to extend to 2016 its successful partnership with the multi-award winning Santos Tour Down Under, Australia’s biggest free sporting event. Read more

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18 Jan 2012

The Santos Rider Challenge at the Tour Village in Adelaide's Victoria Square.

In a clean sweep for Australian riders, Tasmanian William Clarke (UniSA) claimed stage two of the Santos Tour Down Under. Read more

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17 Jan 2012

The Queensland Government today announced it would continue supporting Brisbane Festival's Santos City of Lights laser light show through 2013. Read more

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16 Jan 2012

Grace Sulzberger, Rebecca Werner, Santos CEO David Knox, and Skye-Lee Armstrong.

Andre Greipel won the Down Under Classic and Rebecca Werner claimed round one of the Santos Women’s Cup in the curtain raisers to the Santos Tour Down Under.​ Read more

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13 Jan 2012

Santos' Andy Moore, Matt Clarke and Forbes McIntosh riding for a reason.

Cancer Council SA, official Charity Partner of the Santos Tour Down Under, gave special mention to Santos staff in a statement issued today thanking the many corporate teams supporting Ride for a Reason. Read more

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12 Jan 2012

One half of the Governor's 10.

CEO David Knox joined fellow Governor’s 10 team members, including 2004 Tour Down Under winner and Ride for a reason Ambassador Patrick Jonker, on an early morning training run up Norton Summit in preparation for their fast-approaching ride in the BUPA Challenge Tour. Read more

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09 Jan 2012

Tour De France owner Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) has joined forces with Events SA to sell global television rights to the Santos Tour Down Under with a potential audience of 5 billion people in over 190 countries. Read more


06 Jan 2012

Reigning Santos Tour Down Under champion Cameron Meyer is standing tall – ten stories tall, in fact, as Santos Centre gets wrapped up in the 2012 event. Read more

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04 Jan 2012

Champion cyclist and Santos Ambassador Shane Kelly recently led 25 keen Team Santos cyclists on the second edition of the 'hardcore ride' in preparation for the 2012 Bupa Challenge. Read more

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20 Dec 2011

Competitors in the Coonabarabran-Gunnedah Tour.

Last week Santos and Cycling NSW announced the Santos North Western Tour, a major new road cycling event running from Narrabri to Tamworth.​ Read more

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09 Dec 2011

Two major CSG research and training initiatives were announced in Queensland yesterday. Read more

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08 Dec 2011

Andy Moore, Matt Clarke and Forbes McIntosh raising money for Ride for a Reason.

One in four people will develop cancer by age 60. That is the reality today, but through research and a healthy lifestyle we can change this. Read more

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02 Dec 2011

Volunteers at the Homeless Connect project.

Santos volunteers in the Perth office have turned out in full force to support the annual Homeless Connect project, an initiative offering Perth's homeless a range of goods and services from food and clothing to dental and medical checks. Read more

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01 Dec 2011

Boys from Clontarf’s South East Academy before their Norseman to Esperance ride.

Employees in the Perth office have lately spent serious time in the saddle for good causes, with 40 riders joining 3,500 others in the Santos Great Bike Ride and others helping the Clontarf Foundation raise $10,000 in a fundraising ride from Norseman to Esperance. Read more

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22 Nov 2011

Cycling champ Robbie McEwen on stage.

The Santos Legends of Cycling Dinner, held for the first time last Thursday in Perth, got off to a flying start with two of Australia’s biggest names in the sport captivating the crowd of 200 at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Read more

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02 Nov 2011

In October some of the GLNG project's more adventurous employees took part in the Stock Up For Hope Charity Drove. Read more

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01 Nov 2011

President Gladstone Central Committee on the Ageing Edgar Allen, Rotary's Assistant Governor Len Woodman and GLNG Regional Manager Garry Scanlan.

Santos were delighted to hand over the keys to a new medical service bus last week which will provide much needed assistance to Gladstone residents requiring specialist out-of-town treatment. Read more

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07 Oct 2011

Santos Tour Down Under.

The 2011 Santos Tour Down Under took out the most prestigious award at last night’s Australian Event Awards in Sydney, being named the 2011 Australian Event of the Year. Read more

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28 Sep 2011

Santos General Manager Upstream Operations Rob Simpson, Santos EQ Regional Manager Sam Klaas, QFRS South Western Region Assistant Commissioner Tom Dawson, QFRS Acting Regional Manager Shane Brumby and Santos Manager Social Performance John Phalen.

The Santos GLNG Project has invested $500,000 to purchase new fire fighting equipment for the Rural Fire Service to assist volunteer fire fighters in the Maranoa region in preparing for the fast approaching fire season. Read more

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20 Sep 2011

EQ Regional Manager Sam Klaas, President Santos GLNG Mark Macfarlane, and Manager Social Performance John Phalen with the award.

The Santos GLNG project was recognised for its outstanding contribution to the wellbeing of Surat Basin communities by winning the inaugural Surat Basin Community Engagement Award at the Surat Basin Conference in Roma last week. Read more

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13 Sep 2011

Kings Park Festival performer.

The 2011 Kings Park festival has been launched, with 'Santos Live Sundays' again a key feature of the month long event. Read more

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25 Aug 2011

The Darwin Festival got off to a wonderful start recently with the traditional Santos Concert attracting more than 3,000 Top Enders to the Amphitheatre to hear some of the Territory’s leading Indigenous artists. Read more

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23 Aug 2011

Michelle & Will Reay.

A landholder near Santos’ Ballera plant in Queensland has written to thank Santos and the Royal Flying Doctor Service for their role in helping save her son’s life after an accident in April. Read more

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18 Aug 2011

Peter Cleary (centre) hosting lunch for Adelaide business people. Guests from Transfield, Ernst & Young, Cobham Aviation, Finlaysons, Oz Minerals, Power Community Limited, and KPMG.

Last week, Santos Vice President Strategy and Corporate Development, Peter Cleary, hosted some of Adelaide’s leading business people at a lunch to promote the outstanding work of the Yalari scholarship program. Read more

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04 Aug 2011

The world cycling body has granted another extension to the Santos Tour Down Under to ensure it remains the opening stage of the UCI WorldTour. Read more

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03 Aug 2011

Shane Kelly spoke to school groups about the importance of health and fitness, and overcoming adversity.

Santos has continued its support of the Keegan Downes Memorial Sundowner Handicap cycling race, which was successfully held in sunny conditions on Saturday, 26 June. Read more

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01 Aug 2011

Santos' Manny Sessink and John Anderson with Shakespeare WA's Paige Newmark (centre) with the trophy.

The inaugural Santos Oil and Gas Industry Charity Quiz raised $26,000 for Homeless Connect, a one-stop-shop for homeless people in Perth. Read more

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31 Jul 2011

Shane Kemp, chair of the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation, speaking at the signing ceremony.

Santos and the Dieri Aboriginal Corporation last week signed a cultural heritage management plan, recognising the significance of traditional owners in the management and protection of cultural heritage in the Dieri native title claim area of the Cooper Basin. Read more

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22 Jul 2011

Progress has been strong over the past 12 months at Witchelina Station in central South Australia – which was turned into the state’s largest private nature reserve with support from Santos – and has included academic research and an upgrade of facilities. Read more

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05 Jul 2011

Santos' Teof Rodrigues and Jodie Blyzno with students at the careers expo in the Alberton Oval clubrooms.

Alberton Oval – the spiritual home of the famous Port Adelaide Football Club – resembled a vibrant festival recently as over 300 Aboriginal high school students converged for the annual Aboriginal Power Cup carnival. Read more

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07 Jun 2011

Sandra Jara (left) with other rescue personnel in Chile at 5:45am, just after the drill broke through to the trapped miners.

A presentation on the leading role of two women in the Chilean mine rescue last year was the feature of a Women in Resources South Australia (WinRSA) function held at the Santos Centre, Adelaide, earlier this month. Read more

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02 Jun 2011

About 160 year 10 girls, their teachers and career counsellors from throughout the Surat Basin took part in the 4Girls2 forum.

Encouraging young females to consider entering the coal seam gas industry was the aim of the 4Girls2 forum held recently in Miles and Toowoomba, Queensland, where Santos representatives Trina Beach, Cangie Wu and Alicia Harrington shared their career experiences. Read more

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24 May 2011

Santos' David Schubert, Dave Hudson, Jim Day, Carly Falconer, Andy Pietsch and Mike Willis.

The 32nd annual PESA-SPE golf day, of which Santos was a principal sponsor, raised a total of $25,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. Read more

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23 Feb 2011

More than 40 Santos employees took time out of their past weekend to sizzle snags and work at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art, as part of a re-opening event for the gallery's latest exhibition, staged to raise money for the state’s flood recovery. Read more

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03 Feb 2011

Barry Sheridan, winner of the Santos Desert Country competition, admiring the ‘Seven Sisters’ painting he now owns.

The Santos Desert Country competition has been drawn with Barry Sheridan of Coromandel Valley announced as the winner. Read more

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01 Feb 2011

Sixty-three Santos employees and their families braved scorching heat to build furniture for Common Ground’s new Light Square hub last weekend. Read more

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14 Jan 2011

Lord Mayor, Lisa Scaffidi, and Santos' WA & NT HR Business Partner, Karen Thielemann.

Santos has today pledged to donate $50,000 to help the families who have suffered hardship or severe property damage as a result of the devastating floods in Carnarvon and the Gascoyne region. Read more

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06 Jan 2011

Australian energy company Santos today confirmed it would donate $500,000 to help Queensland communities recover from the current extensive flooding across the state. Read more

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13 Dec 2010

Local landholders in Queensland are seeing first-hand the benefits of treated coal seam gas (CSG) water with cattle thriving on forage crops planted as part of Santos’ Fairview Irrigation Project. Read more

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18 Nov 2010

Santos' John Phalen (left) and Helen Simpson (right) with the Channel 7 team.

Queensland public affairs team hosted Gladstone’s Channel 7 news team on a tour of Santos’ Curtis Island site this week, as part of an ongoing stakeholder engagement plan in support of the project. Read more

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24 Aug 2010

Trish Leisha, Margaret Kemp, Donna Sandow (front), Conie Coolwell and Santos' Craig Jones in the GLNG office.

The GLNG project yesterday joined Aboriginal traditional owners in Gladstone to sign the project’s seventh and final Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA), completing the largest set of agreements with Aboriginal groups in Australian resources history. Read more


23 Aug 2010

Santos' GLNG office in Gladstone is helping local students build their experience in the workplace as part of a program that seeks to make the transition from school to work easier. Read more

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07 Jun 2010

Santos hosted a tent at Ecofest 2010 in Gladstone.

Santos' GLNG project hosted a tent at Ecofest 2010 in Gladstone on 6 June, with the local community out in droves at the event in the city’s Tondoon Botanic Gardens. Read more

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02 Mar 2010

The latest edition of the GLNG community newsletter, GLNG News, has been released, with information on consultation work, Gladstone harbour, LNG safety, and regional updates. Read more

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08 Dec 2009

Santos' Cathy Irwin and Jamie Miller in Roma.

Santos has officially opened its new community shop-front in Roma, to provide the local community with information on its coal seam gas operations in the region. Read more

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