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In accordance with Conditions 3 and 7 of the EPBC approval, on 3 May 2021 Santos lodged with the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, the Coniston/Novara Field Development Project annual compliance report (2020/2021) for EPBC 2011/5995, along with other documents published in accordance with the Coniston/Novara approval conditions.

As required by the Capacity Trading Reforms legislated under the National Gas (South Australia) Act 2008, and the associated Operational Transportation Service Code, Santos has published an OTSA for the Ballera Compression Facility which reflects current operational practices.

The OTSA is comprised of:

  • The Form of Agreement, view the document here.
  • The Facility Specific Terms, view the document here.
  • Sections 3 and 4 of the Code, view the Code here.

In accordance with the requirements of the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012, Santos Ltd lodged its annual compliance report on 24 July 2020. A copy of the report can be found here.

As required by the Gas Day Harmonisation under the National Gas Rules, attached is the Santos – Gas Day Harmonisation Transition Plan.

The Darwin LNG plant at Wickham Point operates under Environment Protection Licence 217 (EPL).

Comprehensive environmental impact assessments were undertaken for both Bayu-Undan field development and Darwin LNG plant before they were established:

Further information on the Environmental Management Programme for Darwin LNG during initial construction:

Bayu-Undan to Darwin Gas Export Pipeline

DLNG to PWC Pipeline

The DLNG to PWC Pipeline is a non-scheme transmission pipeline under the National Gas Rules, owned and operated by Darwin LNG.

Darwin LNG Transition Work Program


Darwin LNG has a 24-hour community hotline: 1800 267 600. Please call this number if you have any safety or environmental concerns relating to the facility.

In accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Protection Act 1994, on 29 January 2021, Santos lodged with the Department of Environment and Science (DES) a site-specific Environmental Authority application for Petroleum Lease (PL) 1059.

You may make a submission about the application during the submission period, which is from 21 April 2021 to 18 May 2021, inclusive. See the Public Notice for instructions on how to make a submission.

  • View the Public Notice here
  • View the Application Form here
  • View the Supporting Information Report including Appendices A – C here
  • View the Supporting Information Appendix D here
  • View the Supporting Information Appendix E here
  • View the Supporting Information Appendix F here
  • View the Supporting Information Appendix G here

Conditions 28 and 28A of EPBC Approval 2012-6615 for the Santos Gas Field Development Project, requires the publication of the approved: