Torosa Subsea Development 425 km North of Broome Shire of Broome

Closed 16 Dec 2014

Opened 10 Dec 2014

Feedback updated 14 Apr 2015

We asked

Public comment was invited on the referral to help the EPA determine the appropriate level of assessment.

You said

There were no comments on this referral.

We did

The EPA considers that the likely environmental effects of the proposal are not so significant as to warrant formal assessment, and provided public advice.


Woodside Energy Ltd proposal forms part of the larger Browse Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Development, which proposes to recover the hydrocarbon resources from three reservoirs: Brecknock, Calliance and Torosa, using up to three FLNG facilities to be located in Commonwealth waters.

What happens next

Following the seven day public comment period and consideration of any comments received, the EPA will decide whether or not this proposal requires environmental impact assessment and, if so, what level of assessment will be applied.

The Chairman's decisions on level of assessment are released each Monday on the EPA's website.


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