1.1 Aims

The terms of reference for the APEC study include the following aims —

(c) "to assess the techno-economic feasibility of reducing CO2 emissions resulting from natural gas production in South-East Asia through the application of CCS technologies, specifically by re-injecting the gas into subsurface geological formations"

and

(d) "a combination of promoting awareness, building capacity and developing human capital in the discovery of CCS."