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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 31 October, 2014
Subtype New
Decision date 24 December, 2014
RMS ID 2956
Status Finalised
Outcome Accepted
Link to previously accepted EP

Carolyn Thomas
Offshore Risk, Environment and Regulatory Supervisor - Safety, Security, Health and Environment (SSHE)
Esso Australia Pty Ltd 
12 Riverside Quay
+61 3 9261 0260 

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Location map - Activity: Bream (refer to description)

The Bream EP covers all activities relating to hydrocarbon production from the following facilities and transport of hydrocarbons in the following pipelines:
• Bream A platform (Production Licence VIC/L13);
• Bream B platform (Production Licence VIC/L14);
• BMA-VS3-350 Gas (Licensed Pipeline VIC/PL32);
• BMA-WKF400 Oil (Licensed Pipeline VIC/PL20); and
• BMB-BMA250 Oil (Licensed Pipeline VIC/PL26).
Ongoing operational, maintenance, and construction (brownfields) activities will be conducted on these facilities and pipelines over the next five years, as well as wellwork operations on the Bream A and Bream B platforms.
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd (“Esso”) is the operator and a titleholder of the abovementioned production licences and licenced petroleum pipelines. ExxonMobil Australia is the holding company for the Esso and Mobil companies in Australia.
The Bream A (BMA) platform is located approximately 46 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 59 m of water depth. The Bream B (BMB) platform is located approximately 51 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 61 m of water depth.
The BMA platform is connected to the shore by the BMA-VS3-350 pipeline and to the West Kingfish (WKF) platform by the BMA-WKF400 pipeline. The BMB platform is connected to the BMA platform by the BMB-BMA250 pipeline.
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/L13
Current Documents (Finalised)
EP Document

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