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Approved projects and activities

This page contains information about projects and activities that have been approved.

Offshore projects

An offshore project is undertaken to recover oil and/or gas and a number of petroleum activities will be undertaken throughout a projects lifecycle such as development, well construction, facility installation, production operations and decommissioning.

Each project page contains an overview of the project and links to individual activities that are underway for the relevant project. Only development activities that have an ‘in force’ environment plan (EP) are displayed on project pages. Other activities that previously formed part of the project and are no longer underway can be found on the historical activities page.

Offshore projects in Commonwealth waters that were approved prior to NOPSEMA's establishment, and those with an accepted offshore project proposal (OPP) are also displayed on this page. For more information about the OPP assessment process see the OPP page.

Activities

Activities listed on this page have an ‘in force’ environment plan accepted by NOPSEMA. Each activity page contains an overview of the activity, an activity location map and titleholder contact details. Related environment plan assessment information can also be accessed for each activity.

Activities have been categorised as exploration (and other related activities) or development, noting only development activities are linked to an offshore project.

Find an approved project or activity

To search for an approved project or activity use the search tool below. Enter keywords for a free text search, or narrow the results by using the filters. Once results have been returned, click on the names of individual activities to view further details about that activity.

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Activity name Activity types Lifecycle Classification Organisation Project
Balnaves Plug and Abandonment Drilling
Any other petroleum-related activity
Decommissioning Woodside Energy Julimar Pty Ltd Balnaves View
Enfield Plug and Abandonment Drilling
Any other petroleum-related activity
Decommissioning Woodside Energy Ltd Greater Enfield Project (Australia Oil) View
Stairway-1 Vessel Based Activity Other survey
Development Santos Offshore Pty Ltd No associated project View
Non-production Well Operations (White Ibis-1, Trefoil-1 and Yolla-1) Any other petroleum-related activity
Decommissioning Beach Energy (Operations) Limited Otway Offshore Development (Thylacine and Geographe) View
Bass Strait Operations Operation of a facility for the recovery or processing of petroleum
Operation of a petroleum pipeline
Recovery of petroleum using a subsea installation
Operation & Production Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Bass Strait Development View
Wandoo Facility Operation of a facility for the recovery or processing of petroleum
Any other petroleum-related activity
Operation & Production Vermilion Oil & Gas Australia Pty Ltd Wandoo View
Stag Field Operations Operation of a facility for the recovery or processing of petroleum
Operation & Production Jadestone Energy (Australia) Pty Ltd Stag Field Development View
Van Gogh Infill Development Phase II (VGID2) Installation Construction and installation of a facility
Development Santos WA PVG Pty Ltd Van Gogh Coniston Novara Field Developments View
Echo Yodel and Capella Plugging for Abandonment Drilling
Decommissioning Woodside Energy Ltd North West Shelf View
Well Construction Drilling
Development Vermilion Oil & Gas Australia Pty Ltd Wandoo View
Julimar Operations Operation of a petroleum pipeline
Any other petroleum-related activity
Operation & Production Woodside Energy Julimar Pty Ltd Julimar Development View
Commonwealth Exploration Vessel Based Activity Other survey
Development Santos WA Northwest Pty Ltd No associated project View
Project name Organisation No of activities
Ichthys INPEX Ichthys Pty Ltd 4 View
Stag Field Development Jadestone Energy Australia 1 View
Amulet Development Offshore Project KATO Energy Pty Ltd Activities yet to commence View
Corowa Development Offshore Project KATO Energy Pty Ltd Activities yet to commence View
Longtom Gas Nexus Energy 1 View
Montara Field Development PTTEP AA Activities yet to commence View
Van Gogh Coniston Novara Field Developments Santos Limited 2 View
Varanus Island Hub Santos Limited 2 View
Talisman Santos Limited Activities yet to commence View
Reindeer Field Development Santos Limited 1 View
Mutineer-Exeter Santos Limited 1 View
Dorado Development Offshore Project Proposal Santos WA Northwest Pty Ltd Activities yet to commence View