From 2008, the University of Adelaide and other specialist consultants have been contributing to the comprehensive Feasibility studies for the FuturGas Project, which will assess the viability of this proposed development.
Following the completion of the company's Feasibility studies and subject to necessary approvals, it is planned for the FuturGas Project to commence with the development of a surface mine which will be progressively rehabilitated. The current Project plans include the development of both a coal-to-liquids conversion facility and a low-emissions power generation plant which will comprise the FuturGas facility - as well as next generation technology that will capture, transport and store carbon dioxide emissions from the FuturGas facility. The exact timing of the Project will be determined following the completion of the current Feasiblity studies and subsequent FuturGas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
The specific location of the FuturGas facility will be determined by the results of the Feasibility studies.
The FuturGas Project will: