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Published Date 07 Dec 2017

 

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Section 708

Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

 

APPLICATION FOR VARIATION OF A PIPELINE LICENCE

 

I, GRAEME ALBERT WATERS, the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator, on behalf of the Commonwealth–Victoria Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority hereby give notice pursuant to section 708 of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 that an application has been received from

 

 

 

Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd

(ABN 62 091 829 819)

 

BHP Billiton Petroleum (Bass Strait) Pty. Ltd.

(ABN 29 004 228 004)

 

 

 

for a variation of Pipeline Licence VIC/PL1 in the offshore area of Victoria, as set out below.

 

Pursuant to subsection 226(3) of the Act, a person may make a written submission to the Titles Administrator about this application within 30 days from the date of this notice.

 

This notice takes effect on the day on which it appears in the Australian Government Gazette.

 

 

Made under the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006

of the Commonwealth of Australia.

 

 

GRAEME ALBERT WATERS

TITLES ADMINISTRATOR

ON BEHALF OF THE COMMONWEALTH–VICTORIA

OFFSHORE PETROLEUM JOINT AUTHORITY

 

 

 


 

APPLICATION FOR VARIATION OF

PIPELINE LICENCE VICPL/1

 

The application seeks to effect the following amendments to the licence:

 

Pipeline Duration, Interpretation and Conditions

 

1.      Vary the duration of the licence from a fixed term to an indefinite term to reflect legislative amendment.

2.      Where possible, remove references in the licence to the former Designated Authorities or the ‘said Director’.

 

Route of the Pipeline

 

3.      Add the As-Constructed Pipeline Co-ordinates.

 

4.      Add the Route Map.

 

Specifications and Further Conditions

 

5.      Update the pipeline design details and parameters, including reference to relevant Australian Standards, to reflect the as constructed Barracouta to Shore Gas Pipeline.

6.      Delete conditions relating to pipeline specifications, performance, reporting and approval requirements that are no longer required or have been superseded under the current regulatory regime (and are regulated by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority).

 


 

As Constructed Pipeline Co-ordinates

 

The route of the Barracouta to Shore Gas Pipeline is described in the table below, commencing at the pipeline pig launcher at the Barracouta platform, proceeding in a straight line with some minor deflections at a distance of 18,846.3 metres towards a point which intersects the coast at mean low water level at or about Easting 538293 and Northing 5773783. The pipeline terminates at the boundary of Commonwealth offshore waters at the 3 nm limit. Coordinates are based on Geodetic Datum of Australia (GDA94).

 

ID

DESCRIPTION

EASTING

NORTHING

0

Launcher at Barracouta Platform

559101

5761058

1

Barracouta Platform

559107

5761058

2

Deflection point

559097

5761057

C1

Crossing at VIC/SL7 (TWA65)

559096

5761058

C2

Crossing at VIC/PL23 (TWA200)

559088

5761061

3

Deflection point

559070

5761068

4

Deflection point

558832

5761132

5

Deflection point

555961

5762952

6

Deflection point

553792

5764203

7

Deflection point

547797

5767982

8

Deflection point

544640

5769898

9

Deflection point

544275

5770058

10

3 Nautical Mile Point

543223

5770767

Coordinate set above is based on GDA94 / MGA Zone 55, survey of pipeline centreline.


 

Title: Pipeline Route Map - Description: This is a map of the as-constructed pipeline route of the Barracouta to Shore petroleum pipeline which is covered by Pipeline Licence VIC/PL1.