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Published Date 10 Oct 2019

 

COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

 

Sections 226 and 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 sections 226 and 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 the variation of Pipeline Licence VIC/PL16 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/PL16

 

The application seeks to affect the following administrative amendments to the licence:

 

Pipeline Duration, Interpretation and Conditions

 

1.        Vary the duration of the licence from a fixed tern 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 Fortescue to Halibut 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to pipeline specifications, performance, reporting and approval requirements that are no longer required or have been superseded under the current regulatory regime (and are regulated by the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority).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 Fortescue to Halibut pipeline is described in the table below, and displayed in the map below, commencing at the flange immediately downstream of the LVO at the Fortescue platform and terminating at the first flange upstream of the FVO on the Halibut platform. Coordinates are based on Geodetic Datum of Australia (GDA94).

 

POINT ID

DESCRIPTION

EASTING

NORTHING

1

LVO Fortescue Manifold

611593.80

5748249.36

2

Inflection Point 01

611582.32

5748248.88

3

Inflection Point 02

611584.37

5748209.02

4

Inflection Point 03

611592.19

5748196.59

5

Inflection Point 04

611768.25

5748062.82

6

Inflection Point 05

615165.48

5748300.51

7

HLA600/650 Oil Pipeline Crossing

615228.18

5748482.05

8

Inflection Point 06

615243.79

5748520.50

9

FVO Halibut Manifold

615260.47

5748516.96

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Map depicting the "as built" route of pipeline VIC/PL16 commencing at the Fortescue platform and terminating at the Halibut platform.