gas shortages

Gas shortages force out Australia’s largest wool producer

Gas shortages affect Australia’s largest domestic wool producer

As reported by Cameron Best, ABC. December 2nd, 2016

Several suppliers to Victorian Wool Processors at Laverton North are now struggling to meet the necessary gas demands for wool due to Victoria’s gas supply shortages.

A required 110,000 gigajoules of gas is needed to heat and treat the 12,000 tonnes of wool the company manufactures each year.

The company’s general manager, David Richie has said the current contract with Energy Australia expires at the end of the year, and comments: “You can’t run these plants without gas.”

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