It’s interesting that President Obama will be visiting Darwin this month during his first visit to Australia as the leader of the United States. The visit is short: the president is making a two-day trip to Australia between attending the APEC trade meeting in Hawaii and the East Asia Summit in Bali. Some might say it is only a logistic stop. But it will focus world attention on the city at a time when the oil and gas industry is front and foremost in the minds of many businesses.
The oil and gas industry is what will drive the NorthenTerritory economy in the foreseeable future according to analysts, with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of work from servicing the industry being mentioned