C02 Pipeline Failure

Capturing carbon dioxide (CO2 ) and transporting the near pure CO2 from Latrobe Valley, 100km west of storage site, to a compressor station for liquefying in preparation for injection offshore Golden Beach in the Gippsland Basin will present the biggest challenge on...

CO2 Leakage

Carbon dioxide (CO2) leakage is one of the main community concerns as to whether CO2 can be stored securely and safely underground. Ian Filby, Director of CarbonNet’s project, advises that the proposal is to inject CO2 seven kilometres offshore from the Golden Beach...

Fate of Dunes

The Victorian Government’s CarbonNet project conducted a 3D marine seismic survey (MSS) off Ninety Mile Beach in February 2018 evaluating the offshore formation for future carbon storage potential. Although project managers gave assurances the community remained...

Legal liability and Risks

CarbonNet, as project managers of Victoria’s carbon capture & storage project, have just met their first major obstacle that pits community against their legal responsibility. The recent 3D Marine Seismic Survey (MSS) testing for carbon storage site...