Scarborough 4D B1 Marine Seismic Survey
|Activity type||Seismic survey|
|Submitted by||Woodside Energy Scarborough Pty Ltd|
|Submission date||11 October, 2021|
|Status||Under assessment (with titleholder)|
|Link to previously accepted EP|
Woodside proposes to conduct a four-dimensional (4D) baseline marine seismic survey (MSS) over the Scarborough, North Scarborough and Jupiter gas fields within Commonwealth waters, located in the Carnarvon Basin. The proposed activity will occur within Woodside's Permit Areas WA-61-L, WA-62-L and WA-61-R, as well as surrounding permit areas WA-63-R, WA-530-P, WA-66-R, WA-67-R, WA-68-R, WA-83-R, WA-89-R, WA-268-P, WA-365-P, WA-365-P LL, WA-365-P LK, WA-383-P, WA-474-P, WA-474-P LS and WA-518-P. The planned duration for the survey is 80 days, commencing in Q3 2022. The survey will occur no earlier than 1 January 2022 and will be completed by 31 December 2023.
The extent of the Active Source Area is approximately 5650 km2. The extent of the Operational Area is approximately 9200 km2. Water depths within the Active Source Area and Operational Area range from ~800m to 1150 m. The Operational Area is approximately; 201 km WNW of the Montebello Islands and Barrow Island, 188 km north-west of North-west Cape and 245 km north-west of Onslow.