Regulatory scope and definitions The scope and management of rights Permitting storage site exploration, project development and CO2 injection Operating and closing storage facilities Management of long-term responsibilities and liabilities Additional Issues
Instrument Title
Definitions
Classification of CO2
Composition of CO2 streams
Geographic coverage, exclusions and prohibitions
Enhanced oil recovery (EOR)
Property rights
Competition with other interests
Preferential rights between CCS operators
Third party access to storage sites
Public participation
Permitting exploration activities
Controls on site selection
Environmental protection and impact assessment
Permitting CO2 injection and storage
Monitoring, reporting and verification
Inspections
Corrective and remedial measures
Operational liabilities
Financial security
Enforcement
Site closure
Allocation of long term responsibilities and liabilities
Financial contributions to long term stewardship
Additional issues
Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2009 (Qld GHG Storage Act), Australia, Australia, Queensland X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Act 2000 (South Australia P&GE Act), Australia, South Australia, Australia X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Greenhouse Gas Geological Sequestration Act 2008 (Victorian Onshore Act), Australia, Australia, Victoria X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X
Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2010 (Victorian Offshore Act), Australia, Australia, Victoria X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X X