Marlin Oil And Gas Field

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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:


  • The Marlin Complex consists of the Marlin A (MLA) and Marlin B (MLB) platforms bridge-linked to each other. The two platforms are operated as an integrated facility.
  • The Marlin Complex is located within Production Area VIC/L03 approximately 42 km off the Gippsland coast in approximately 59 m of water depth.
  • The MLA platform is connected to the shore by the MLA-Shore500 pipeline (Pipeline Licence VIC/PL2) and to the HLA-VS1-600 pipeline at the MLA Tee by the MLA-MLATee-300 (Pipeline Licence VIC/PL11).
  • The MLB platform is connected to the Snapper platform by the MLB-SNA450 pipeline (Pipeline Licence VIC/PL41)
  • The Turrum Oil And Gas Field is tied back to MLB
  • Gas is processed at the Longford Gas Conditioning Plant


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  • 1969 - Marlin A platform installed



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

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