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Whiting Plug and Abandonment

Activity type Any other petroleum-related activity
Submitted by Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd
Submission date 31 December, 2019
Subtype New
Decision date
RMS ID 5103
Status Under assessment (with titleholder)
Link to previously accepted EP
Carolyn Thomas
Phone: 0392610000
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Location map - Activity: Whiting Plug and Abandonment (refer to description)

The Whiting (WTA) Plug and Abandonment Campaign will utilise the Noble Tom Prosser Jack Up Rig (JUR) to permanently plug and abandon the five Whiting platform wells. This campaign will take place in Production Licence VIC/PL2 located in the Gippsland Basin of eastern Bass Strait approximately 34 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 54 m of water depth. The activity is expected to commence in late March 2020 and be completed no later than 3Q 2020 with each well taking approximately 20 days to plug and abandon. Rig mobilisation to site and demobilisation on completion will take an additional ~10 days.

Other Details
Locations Gippsland
Commonwealth waters adjacent to VIC
Titles (or other instruments) VIC/L2
Current Documents (Under assessment)
EP Document

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