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Project - Bass Strait Development

Description of project

The Bass Strait Development involves the development, production and processing of crude oil and gas from a range of offshore fields connected by a 600-km network of pipelines to onshore processing plants at Longford, Victoria.
There are 23 offshore platforms and installations in Bass Strait, constructed from the 1960s through to the 2010s. Production commenced in 1969. Development of the Kipper and Turrum fields in recent years has seen the newest addition of the Kipper subsea installations and Marlin B platform in 2013.
Ongoing operational, maintenance, and construction (brownfields) activities are conducted on these facilities and pipelines, as well as wellwork operations on the platforms.


Company: Esso Australia Resources Limited
Title(s) VIC/L1
VIC/L25

Contact
Name Ms Carolyn Thomas
Position Offshore Risk, Environment and Regulatory Supervisor – Safety, Security, Health and Environment
Telephone +61 3 9261 0260
Email carolyn.y.thomas@exxonmobil.com
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Project map - Bass Strait Development (refer to Description)

Activities for this project

Organisation Activity Type Activity name Status
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility West Tuna Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility Bass Strait Operations Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility Perch and Dolphin Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility Flounder Environment Plan Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility Tuna Environment Plan Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility Central Fields Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility Bream Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility Marlin Complex Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility Snapper Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Operation of a facility West Kingfish Pending titleholder notification
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Significant modification of a petroleum pipeline Cobia Pipeline Repair Project Stopped
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Any other petroleum-related activity Blackback Plugging and Abandonment Stopped
Esso Australia Resources Pty Ltd Drilling JUR Drilling Started

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