Gas storage

Underground gas storage investigations

This program will focus on the onshore Otway geological basin and investigate the potential for further underground gas storage sites.

The program incorporates analysis and modelling of geoscientific information to assess the potential of known subsurface geological structures for underground gas storage, including rock characterisation studies (e.g. porosity, permeability). The program will also assess the economic potential of these geological formations.

South west gas storage

A new well in Victoria's south west will make it easier to access stored gas reserves in high demand periods.

The new well is being developed by Lochard Energy at its Iona Gas Plant near Port Campbell.

The minister's media release on the new well is available to read, and you can read more on south west gas storage below:

Page last updated: 13 May 2019