Bream Oil And Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BHP Billiton
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: Offshore, Bass Strait
  • Production start: 1988
  • Partners: BHP Billiton / Exxon
  • Type: Oil & Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The field utilises a two Platforms, the Bream A a steel platform and Bream B, a concrete gravity structure
  • Oil is sent to the Halibut Platform and transfered from there to shore by a subsea pipeline.
  • A 51km gas pipeline runs 46km offshore from the Bream A platform, across the Gippsland coast near Paradise beach and then continues a further 5km onshore to the Longford Gas Conditioning Plant


  • Global Maritime: Warranty surveyor for launch, tow and installation of two gas pipelines


  • 1969 - The Bream oil and gas field was discovered
  • 1988 - Oil production starts
  • 2002 - Gas production begins with the completion of the Bream Gas Pipeline



  1. Offshore Oil And Gas Production Platforms In Australia
  2. Global Maritime Pipeline References
  3. BHP Billiton Approves Bream Gas Pipeline in Bass Strait
  4. BHP Billiton Announces Commencement of Bream Pipeline

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