Public consultation on application for consent to conduct an offshore survey and replacement works at Corrib Well P6, Corrib Field, northeast Atlantic, Ireland proposed by Vermilion Exploration and Production Ireland Limited who currently hold the Corrib Petroleum Lease
An application for consent for an offshore survey and flexible flowline replacement works at Corrib Well P6, Corrib Field, northeast Atlantic, Ireland was received by the Petroleum Affairs Division of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment on 17 September 2020. The application has been received from Vermilion Exploration and Production Ireland Limited (VEPIL), within the Corrib Petroleum Lease, granted by the Minister for Communications Climate Action and Environment pursuant to Section 8 of the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960.
A previous application to complete works on the Corrib Well P6 was submitted on 29 January 2020 and is available to view on the Department's website. However this application was subsequently withdrawn on 17 July 2020 due to works not proceeding in 2020. VEPIL are now re-submitting the application with revised dates.
The public are invited to make submissions in relation to this application. Submissions can be sent to PADadmin@dccae.gov.ie. By responding to the consultation, respondents consent to their name being published online with the submission. The Department will redact personal addresses and personal email addresses prior to publication. We would draw your attention to the Department's Data Privacy Statement and Data Privacy Notice.
The Department accepts petitions from the public. However, where petitions are submitted, each Petition Organiser should be aware that details provided by petition signatories when signing the petition (e.g. names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers etc) is categorised as 'personal data' which is subject to GDPR (EU Regulation 2016/679 'General Data Protection Regulation 2018'). Petition Organisers are Data Controller in respect of any personal data provided by petition signatories. Accordingly, where petitions are submitted you are required to confirm in your submission that:
all individuals whose personal data is provided in the Petition have consented to the processing of their personal data by the Petition Holder and the Department (as outlined in our Privacy Statement above),
that you otherwise have a legal basis (please specify) for providing such personal data to the Department for the purposes of participation in this consultation.
This application was posted on the Department's website on 18 September 2020 and any submission received by close of business on 18 October 2020 will be considered by the Minister.