Barrow Island Oil Pipeline

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Barrow Island Oil Pipeline is an operating oil pipeline in Australia.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from offshore to Barrow Island, Western Australia.

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Project details

  • Operator: Chevron
  • Peak capacity: 50000 barrels per day[1]
  • Current capacity: 5000 barrels per day[1]
  • Length: 6 kilometers / 10 miles[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year: 1964

Background

The pipeline is owned and operated by Chevron.[1] Oil production through the pipeline peaked at 50000 barrels per day in 1971 but fell to about 5000 barrels per day by 2014.[1] Barrow Island is now home to Chevron's Gorgon Project[2], which is associated with the Gorgon and Jansz Feed Gas Pipeline.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 50 years of oil at Barrow Island, Gas Today, Spring 2014, accessed Aug. 10, 2021.
  2. Gorgon Project, Chevron, accessed Aug. 10, 2021.

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