Griffin Oil Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BHP Billiton
  • Country: Australia
  • Location: Western Australia
  • Production start: 1994
  • Partners: Mobil - 35%, INPEX - 20%
  • Type: Oil
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • The Griffin oil fields are located 62km off the coast of Western Australia, in a water depth of about 130m. They consist of the Griffin oil field, the Scindian oil field and the Chinook oil field
  • The field utilised a development concept incorporating subsea well infrastructure and the Griffin Venture FPSO
  • The Griffin Development infrastructure comprises three main components:
    • subsea facilities (includes trees, manifolds, flowlines, umbilicals, moorings,
    • Pipeline End Manifold (PLEM);
    • the RTM and export gas pipeline.


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  • 1994 - First oil produced
  • 2009 - Production on the field ceased



  1. The cessation of production at the Griffin oil fields, offshore Western Australia

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