Barracouta And Whiting Complex Oil And Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Exxon
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: Bass Strait, Gippsland Basin
  • Production start: 1969
  • Partners: BHP Billiton
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Barracouta (BTA) platform is located approximately 23 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 46 m of water depth.
  • The Whiting (WTA) platform is located approximately 34 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 54 m of water depth.
  • The Tarwhine (TWA) subsea facility is located approximately 17 km to the south west of the BTA platform in a water depth of 43 m.
  • The Seahorse (SHA) subsea facility is located approximately 11 km to the north of the BTA platform in a water depth of 42 m.

Contractors

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History

  • 1969 - Barracouta platform installed
  • 1989 - Whiting field commissioned
  • 1990 - Seahorse & Tarwine subsea completions installed

Geology

Links

  1. Barracouta and Whiting, National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority
  2. Offshore Oil And Gas Production Platforms In Australia

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