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Bayu-Undan to Darwin Gas Export Pipeline

Activity type Operation of a petroleum pipeline
Submitted by ConocoPhillips Pipeline Australia Pty Ltd
Submission date 23 May, 2018
Submission type Revision
Decision date 05 September, 2018
RMS ID 4514
Status Finalised
Outcome Accepted
Link to previously accepted EP
Contact

Name: Daniel Thompson
Title: Environment Supervisor
Address: 1 Cambridge St, West Leederville WA 6007
+61-8-6363-2328
pipeline2@conocophillips.com

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Location map - Activity: Bayu-Undan to Darwin Gas Export Pipeline (refer to description)
Description


ConocoPhillips Pipeline Australia Pty Ltd is the operator of the existing operational Bayu-Undan to Darwin Gas Export Pipeline (the Pipeline) in the Timor Sea. The Pipeline is a dry natural gas export pipeline transporting gas from the Bayu-Undan Field (situated in the Joint Petroleum Development Area (JPDA)) to the Darwin liquefied natural gas (DLNG) Plant near Darwin, Northern Territory (NT). The Pipeline has been in operation since 2005.The Pipeline section and all relevant activities in Commonwealth Waters and NT Coastal Waters are located within pipeline licenses WA-8-PL, NT/PL1, NTC/PL-1 and PL 20. The Commonwealth waters section of the Pipeline extends from kilometre Point (KP) KP42.4 (JPDA boundary) to KP402.2 (NT Coastal Waters boundary). The nearest land mass to the Pipeline in Commonwealth Waters is Bathurst Island (located approximately 20 km to the north of KP400). The nearest land to the Pipeline in NT Coastal Waters is the shore crossing at Wickham Point, in Darwin Harbour.The Pipeline Operation includes the following activities:• Pipeline operation including transport of dry natural gas from the Bayu-Undan field to the DLNG Plant located at Wickham Point, Darwin• Pipeline inspection, maintenance and repair(IMR) activitiesAn operational area will be in place around the Pipeline, within which the Petroleum Activity will take place. The Operational Area comprises a 500-m buffer around the Pipeline considered within the scope of this EP; any activities undertaken outside the Operational Area are not considered to be within the scope of the EP, including vessels transiting to and from port. All IMR activities will take place within the Operational Area.The Pipeline has been in operation for 12 years to date. Initial commissioning and start up activities were undertaken in September 2005. The EP will cover continuous operation of the Pipeline, and associated IMR activities, for five years from the date of acceptance of the EP.

Other Details
Locations North West, Northern Territory
Commonwealth waters adjacent to Northern Territory , Western Australia
Titles (or other instruments) NT/PL1
WA-8-PL
Current Documents (Finalised)
EP Document


Decision notifications


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