Resources Minister Keith Pitt is still an considering application to extend PEP-11 licence for two years

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated October 15 2021 - 1:51am, first published September 16 2021 - 11:00pm

Resources Minister Keith Pitt appears no closer to making a decision on an application to extend a controversial offshore gas exploration project between Sydney and Newcastle.


Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly


Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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