Carbon Storage Taskforce

From Global Energy Monitor

The Carbon Storage Taskforce was announced by the Australian Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson in June 2008. Ferguson announced that the takforce would "develop a National Carbon Mapping and Infrastructure Plan" and "will examine the Carbon Capture & Storage work already underway throughout Australia and indicate priority issues for further support."[1]

Ferguson stated that the taskforce "will incorporate representatives from the coal, power generation, petroleum and pipeline sectors, and appointments will be announced shortly."[1]

In November 2010 the Carbon Storage Taskforce -- along with the National Low Emissions Coal Council -- was replaced by the National Carbon Capture and Storage Council.[2]

Taskforce members

In October 2008, Ferguson announced that members of the taskforce were:[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Martin Ferguson, "Launch of the National Low Emissions Coal Council and the Carbon Storage Taskforce", Media Release, June 28, 2008.
  2. "National Low Emissions Coal Initiative (NLECI)", Department of Resources, Energy and Transport website, accessed August 2012.
  3. Martin Ferguson, "First meeting of the Carbon Storage Taskforce", Media Release, October 22, 2008.

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