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Administered by: Industry, Science, Energy and Resources
Published Date 20 Feb 2020

 

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/PL28 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

Approved for publication: ________________
Date:			________________

 

 

 


 

APPLICATION FOR VARIATION OF

PIPELINE LICENCE VIC/PL28

 

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

 

Pipeline Duration and Interpretation

 

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 ‘Manager Minerals and Petroleum Operations of the Department of Natural Resources and Environment.’

 

Route of the Pipeline

 

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

 

4.      Add the Route Map.

 

Specifications

 

5.      Update the pipeline design details and parameters, including reference to relevant Australian Standards, to reflect the as-constructed West Tuna to Tuna Pipeline.

 

As-Constructed Pipeline Co-ordinates

 

The route of the West Tuna to Tuna pipeline is described in the table below, and displayed in the map below, commencing at the flange immediately downstream of the Last Valve Off (LVO) on the West Tuna platform and terminating at the first flange upstream of the First Valve On (FVO) on the Tuna platform. Coordinates are based on Geodetic Datum of Australia (GDA94).

 

 

ID

DESCRIPTION

EASTING

NORTHING

1

LVO West Tuna Manifold

621613.65

5771977.89

2

Inflection Point 01

621611.71

5772003.53

3

Inflection Point 02

621590.59

5772029.44

4

Inflection Point 03

624324.31

5774329.51

5

TNA100 Gas Pipeline Crossing

624321.77

5774353.27

6

TNA300 Gas Pipeline Crossing

624318.38

5774383.00

7

TNA200 Oil Pipeline Crossing

624318.01

5774388.85

8

Inflection Point 04

624317.87

5774392.31

9

Inflection Point 05

624323.06

5774407.64

10

FVO Tuna Manifold

624333.93

5774407.81

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

 

Map depicting route of pipeline licence VIC/PL28 commencing at West Tuna platform and terminating and Tuna platform.