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Griffin Decommissioning and Field Management

Activity type Decommissioning, dismantling or removing a facility
Activity subtypes Any other petroleum-related activity
Lifecycle Classification Decommissioning
Submitted by BHP Billiton Petroleum (Australia) Pty Ltd
Submission date 19 February, 2018
Subtype Revision
Decision date 17 April, 2018
RMS ID 4404
Status Finalised
Outcome Accepted
Link to previously accepted EP 1929 - Griffin Decommissioning and Field Management

Ms Natalee Connor
Specialist Government Regulations
125 St Georges Terrace
+61 8 6321 8585

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Location map - Activity: Griffin Development Cessation  (refer to description)

This EP describes on-going cessation activities in the BHP operated Permit Area WA-10-L (Griffin Field), located approximately 58 km north-west of Exmouth, Western Australia, in Commonwealth waters. The scope of the activities includes:
The physical presence of remaining development infrastructure in the Griffin Field;
The presence of remaining Griffin 7.75’’ Export Pipeline (Licence No. WA-3-PL Commonwealth) in the Griffin Field extending from the riser approximately 32.5 km to the Commonwealth/West Australian state waters boundary;
BHP’s inspection visits to the RTM;
Vessel operations directly associated with Cessation activities only when they are within the Operational Area within the Griffin Field;
Cessation activities involving surface inspections in the Griffin Field; and
Cessation activities involving subsea inspections/interventions in the Griffin Field.

Other Details
Locations North West, Pilbara
Commonwealth waters adjacent to Western Australia
Titles (or other instruments) WA-10-L
Current Documents (Finalised)
EP Document

Decision notifications

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