Industry Notifications

Gas Industry Co has made this page available for the industry to post notifications relating to the New Zealand gas industry.

Content on this page is publicly available. Content provided in each notification is the property and responsibility of the person/organisation submitting that information. Submitters must use a separate form each time for new notifications or for updating any previous notifications in this page.

If you want any further information on any of the notifications listed below, please contact the submitting organisation directly.

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Notifications Received

Pohokura pipeline inspection and maintenance

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Notification date
18 October 2019
Submitting organisation
OMV
Notification details
OMV New Zealand has announced it will be undertaking proactive inspection and maintenance work next year on the undersea pipeline at the Pohokura natural gas field. The flexible pipeline connects the Pohokura offshore wells and platform to the onshore production station. The field also produces natural gas from onshore wells.

OMV became the operator of the field in December 2018, and since then OMV has undertaken a review of 2018 outage event ahead of the mandatory pipeline recertification due in mid-2020. As a result, OMV will undertake a full pipeline inspection and any necessary maintenance work in Q1 and Q2 2020. The work is currently in the design and planning phase. Its scope will be finalised, in conjunction with endorsements by the pipeline certifier, by December 2019.

Except during the separate Pohokura production station maintenance work announced by OMV on 29 July 2019, the onshore wells would be expected to be available to flow during the pipeline inspection programme. It is however possible that the inspection may identify remedial action that requires offshore outages in order to undertake the work. The exact duration and timing of any offshore shutdown periods will remain subject to the final plan meeting regulatory requirements, as well as operational and weather related impacts. The safety of people, environment and the assets, will be paramount throughout the campaign.

As a transparent operator, we will communicate with market participants to ensure clear notification in advance of any potential impacts.

Kupe Production Station back to full production availability

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Notification date
7 October 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises repairs have been successfully completed and the Kupe Production Station has returned back to full production availability on Monday 7th October

Reduced production from Kupe Production Station

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Notification date
6 October 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises that the unplanned reduced production from Kupe is ongoing. Repairs are progressing in accordance with the plan to rectify the problem on the KWHP and anticipate a return to full production availability mid way through Monday 7th gas day.

Reduce Production from Kupe Production Station

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Notification date
3 October 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises that the unplanned reduced production from Kupe is ongoing, repairs are progressing to rectify the problem on the KWHP and anticipate a return back to full production Monday 7th October, once the repairs and commissioning have been completed on Sunday 6th October.

Reduce Production from Kupe Production Station

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Notification date
1 October 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises that the unplanned reduced production from Kupe is ongoing, Plans are in place to rectify the problem and anticipate a return back to full production from Kupe on Sunday 6th October.

Reduce Production from Kupe Production Station

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Notification date
30 September 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises that the unplanned reduced production from Kupe is ongoing, Plans are in place to rectify the problem, Beach Energy will update when more information comes to hand.

Kupe Production Flow Rate Reduced

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Notification date
28 September 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises that there has been an unplanned reduced production from Kupe. The cause is under investigation and Beach will provide further updates when more information comes to hand.

Kupe Production Back Online

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Notification date
22 September 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Kupe Production Station resume gas export @ 09:28hrs Sunday 22nd September

Update: Kupe plant unplanned production outage at Kupe is ongoing

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Notification date
21 September 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises that the unplanned production outage at Kupe is ongoing. Plans are in place to rectify the problem and we conservatively estimate the plant to return to production Sunday 22nd @ approximately 08:00hrs

Kupe unplanned production outage

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Notification date
21 September 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises that there has been an unplanned production outage at Kupe. Cause of the trip is under investigation and Beach will provide further updates when more information comes to hand

Planned Outage Notification

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Notification date
31 July 2019
Submitting organisation
Beach Energy
Notification details
Beach Energy advises that there will be a planned 4 yearly full plant outage at Kupe from Wednesday 30th October - Wednesday 27th November 2019 to carry out regulatory and integrity based inspections. Works also include maintenance and project activity that requires a full plant shutdown.
This notification page will be used to update any changes to these dates.

Planned Outage Pohokura March 2020

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Notification date
29 July 2019
Submitting organisation
OMV
Notification details
This notification advises that in March 2020 there will be a planned outage at Pohokura to carry out regulatory and integrity based inspections and to complete critical maintenance requiring facility shutdown.
Timing – Wednesday March 11th to Tuesday 24th March 2020 (14 Days)
We will advise if there is any change to these dates.

Example notice

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Notification date
26 July 2019
Submitting organisation
Gas Industry Co
Notification details
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