Wandoo Oil Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Vermilion
  • Country: Australia
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  • Type: Oil / Gas
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  • Wandoo field is located approximately 80 kilometres north-west of the town of Karratha.
  • The field consists of the Wandoo A Unmanned Monopod; Wandoo B Production Platform and a Single Point Tanker Mooring and Offloading Facility. Wandoo B is a concrete gravity structure connected to Wandoo A by an undersea pipeline.
  • Oil is stored in the concrete structure supporting the Wandoo B processing facilities and then offloaded through flexible pipelines to a CALM Buoy located 1.2 kilometres north of the Wandoo B platform.
  • A floating hose is used in transferring the oil from the CALM Buoy to export tankers situated at a mooring facility.


  • ICON Engineering: Feasibility of a platform extension with tensioned conductors


  • 1997 - Platform installed
  • 2007 - Vermilion increased its stake to 100%



  1. Offshore Oil And Gas Production Platforms In Australia
  2. Icon Engineering Platform References
  3. Vermilion Energy Trust – Wandoo Acquisition

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