Greenhouse Gas Substance

Definition(s)


Greenhouse gas substance

Greenhouse gas substance means:

  1. carbon dioxide, whether in a gaseous or liquid state; or
  2. a prescribed greenhouse gas, whether in a gaseous or liquid state; or
  3. a mixture of any or all of the following substances:
    1. carbon dioxide, whether in a gaseous or liquid state;
    2. one or more prescribed greenhouse gases, whether in a gaseous or liquid state;
    3. one or more incidental greenhouse gas-related substances, whether in a gaseous or liquid state, that relate to either or both of the substances mentioned in subparagraphs (i) and (ii);
    4. a prescribed detection agent, whether in a gaseous or liquid state; so long as:
    5. the mixture consists overwhelmingly of either or both of the substances mentioned in subparagraphs (i) and (ii); and
    6. if the mixture includes a prescribed detection agent—the concentration of the prescribed detection agent in the mixture is not more than the concentration prescribed in relation to that detection agent.

     

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