|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||28 November, 2014|
|Decision date||22 January, 2015|
|Link to previously accepted EP|
The Kingfish EP covers all activities relating to hydrocarbon production from the following facilities and transport of hydrocarbons in the following pipelines:
• Kingfish A, Kingfish B and West Kingfish platforms (Production Licence VIC/L07);
• KFA-KFB400 Oil (Licensed Pipeline VIC/PL6);
• KFB-HLA500 Oil (Licensed Pipeline VIC/PL7); and
• WKF-KFA300 Oil (Licensed Pipeline VIC/PL14).
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 Kingfish A, Kingfish B and West Kingfish platforms.
The Kingfish A (KFA), Kingfish B (KFB) and West Kingfish (WKF) platforms are located within Production Area VIC/L07 approximately 72 to 77 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 77 to 78 m of water depth.
The KFA platform is connected to the KFB platform by the KFA-KFB400 pipeline; the KFB platform is connected to the Halibut (HLA) platform by the KFB-HLA500 pipeline; and the WKF platform is connected to the KFA platform by the WKF-KFA300 pipeline.
Note: This information has been extracted from the EP Summary. Please refer to the attached EP Summary for more information.