Geographe And Thylacine Gas Fields

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Origin
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: Bass Strait
  • Production start: 2007
  • Partners:
  • Type:Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Otway Gas Project consists of two offshore gas fields, Geographe and Thylacine, and an onshore gas processing facility, Otway Gas Processing Plant, near Port Campbell in south-west Victoria.
  • There is a wellhead platform on the Thylacine reservoir, a subsea manifold on the Geographe reservoir and a subsea pipeline from the wellhead platform to the onshore gas plant
  • The Thylacine field was developed in the first phase and Geographe in the second


  • Technip: Project management, detailed engineering, procurement of equipment and material, construction and pre-commissioning of the wellhead platform, the onshore gas plant and onshore pipeline.


  • 2001 - Geographe
  • 2004 - FID taken for the project
  • 2007 - First gas produced
  • 2009 - Origin acquired Woodside's stake
  • 2012 - Drilling started on Geographe
  • 2013 - Geographe field came onstream


  • The reservoir consists of Waarre Sandstone


  1. Technip Oil And Gas Processing References
  2. Thylacine – potential new gas supply to eastern Australia
  3. Geographe Gas Discovery, Offshore Otway Basin, Victoria
  4. Otway Gas Project Receives Joint Venture Approval
  5. Technip awarded two major contracts by woodside for the Otway gas project in offshore Victoria, Australia
  6. Otway Exports First Gas
  7. Origin To Increase Its Stake In The Otway Gas Project
  8. Commencement of operations at Geographe gas field
  9. Production commences from Otway Gas Project's Geographe field

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