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Perch and Dolphin

Activity type Operation of a facility for the recovery or processing of petroleum
Activity subtypes Operation of a petroleum pipeline
Lifecycle Classification Operation & Production
Submitted by Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd
Submission date 26 June, 2014
Subtype Revision
Decision date 07 October, 2014
RMS ID 2791
Status Finalised
Outcome Accepted
Link to previously accepted EP

Carolyn Thomas
Offshore Risk, Environment and Regulatory Supervisor - Safety, Security, Health and Environment
Esso Australia Pty Ltd for and on behalf of Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd
12 Riverside Quay, Southbank VIC 3006
Telephone: +61 3 9261 0260

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Location map - Activity: Perch and Dolphin (refer to description)

The Perch + Dolphin EP covers all activities relating to hydrocarbon production from the following facilities and transport of hydrocarbons in the following pipelines:
Perch (PCA) and Dolphin (DPA) platforms in Production Licences VIC/L17 and VIC/L15 respectively, and the secondary line connecting the shore with the PCA platform (Shore- PCA100);
PCA-Shore300 pipeline (Licence VIC/PL21).
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd (“Esso”) is the operator and a titleholder of the abovementioned production licences and licenced petroleum pipelines.
The PCA platform is located approximately 24 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 42 m water depth (Figure 1). The DPA platform is located approximately 21 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 38 m water depth. The PCA and DPA platforms are 9 km apart. There is a licenced pipeline (PCA-Shore300) and secondary line (Shore-PCA100) connected to the PCA and DPA platforms.
Ongoing operational, maintenance, and minor construction (brownfields) activities will be conducted on these facilities and pipelines over the next five years, as well as wellwork operations on the Perch and Dolphin platforms.
Note: This information has been extracted from the EP Summary. Please refer to the attached EP Summary for more information.

Other Details
Locations Gippsland
Commonwealth waters adjacent to VIC
Titles (or other instruments) VIC/L15
Current Documents (Finalised)
EP Document

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