Greenhouse gas well

Greenhouse gas well means a hole in the seabed or subsoil made by drilling, boring or any other means in connection with:

  1. exploration for potential greenhouse gas storage formations; or
  2. exploration for potential greenhouse gas injection sites; or
  3. the injection of a greenhouse gas substance into an identified greenhouse gas storage formation; or
  4. the injection, on an appraisal basis, of:
    1. a greenhouse gas substance; or
    2. air; or
    3. petroleum; or
    4. water;

into a part of a geological formation.

Source: Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006, Australia, amended 2012. Legislation

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