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Published Date 15 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/PL9 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 VIC/PL9

 

The application seeks to effect the following administrative 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 Tuna to Marlin 300mm 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to pipeline specifications, performance, reporting and approval requirements that are no longer required or have been superseded under the current regulatory regime (and are regulated by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority).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 Tuna to Marlin 300mm Gas Pipeline is described in the table below, commencing at the pig launcher on the Tuna A platform, proceeding in a straight line with some minor deflections and terminating at the pig receiver on the Marlin A platform. Coordinates are based on Geodetic Datum of Australia (GDA94).

 

ID

DESCRIPTION

EASTING

NORTHING

0

Launcher at Tuna A Platform (Start point)

624331

5774382

1

Tuna Platform Riser

624334

5774389

2

Deflection point

624328

5774389

3

Deflection point

624325

5774388

C1

Crossing at VIC/PL28 (WTN250)

624323

5774385

4

Deflection point

624305

5774363

5

Deflection point

624212

5774285

6

Deflection point

624124

5774229

7

Deflection point

624095

5774216

8

Deflection point

623884

5774164

9

Deflection point

623012

5773849

10

Deflection point

622862

5773794

11

Deflection point

622712

5773764

12

Deflection point

622512

5773654

13

Deflection point

621912

5773434

14

Deflection point

621747

5773399

15

Deflection point

620812

5773049

16

Deflection point

620612

5772999

17

Deflection point

620112

5772784

18

Deflection point

620036

5772767

C2

Crossing at VIC/PL40 (WTN450)

616447

5771437

C3

Crossing at VIC/PL5 (HLA600)

607771

5768229

19

Deflection point

607193

5768025

20

Deflection point

607095

5767984

21

Deflection point

607020

5767946

22

Deflection point

606882

5767902

23

Marlin A Platform Riser

606873

5767904

24

Receiver at Marlin A Platform (End point)

606861

5767901

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


 

Title: Tuna to Marlin Pipeline Route - Description: Route of the VIC/P9 Tuna to Marlin 300mm Gas Pipeline.