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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/PL10 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/PL10

 

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 200m Oil 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to pipeline specifications, performance, reporting and approval requirements that are no longer required or have been superseded under the current regulatory regime (and are regulated by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority).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 200mm Oil 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)

624333

5774382

1

Riser at Tuna A Platform

624334

5774390

C1

Crossing at VIC/PL28 (WTN250)

624324

5774390

C2

Crossing at VIC/PL40 (WTN450)

616351

5771450

2

Deflection point

610492

5769354

3

Deflection point

609847

5769009

C3

Crossing at VIC/PL45 (HLA600)

607743

5768275

4

Deflection point

606962

5767944

5

Deflection point

606899

5767910

6

Deflection point

606882

5767903

7

Riser at Marlin A Platform

606873

5767905

8

Receiver at Marlin A Platform (End Point)

606862

5767902

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


 

Title: VIC/P10 Pipeline Route - Description: Route of the VIC/P10 Tuna to Marlin 200mm Oil Pipeline.