Flounder Environment Plan
|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||29 August, 2014|
|Decision date||23 October, 2014|
|Link to previously accepted EP|
The Flounder EP covers all activities relating to hydrocarbon production from the following facilities and transport of hydrocarbons in the following pipelines:
Flounder platform (Production Licence VIC/L11);
FLA-TNA250 Gas (Licensed Pipeline VIC/PL17); and
FLA-TNA250 Oil (Licensed Pipeline VIC/PL18).
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd (“Esso”) is the operator and a titleholder of the abovementioned production licences and licenced petroleum pipelines.
The Flounder (FLA) platform is located approximately 58 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 93 m of water depth (Figure 1).
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 Flounder platform.
Note: This information has been extracted from the EP Summary. Please refer to the attached EP Summary for more information.