2013 Statutory Assessments

2013 Statutory Assessment of Environmental Statements (Seismic Surveys and Exploration Drilling)

It should be noted that the Rules and Procedures manual for Offshore Petroleum Exploration and Appraisal Operations Offshore Exploration is currently under review. The revised environmental section will be available shortly.

In the interim the following guidance can be referenced in compiling environmental assessment/appropriate assessment reports in support of applications to conduct activities under licences issued pursuant to the Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act, 1960.


PGS - 2D Seismic and Electromagnetic Survey application (North Celtic Sea and Fastnet Basin)

2013 07 19 to 2013 09 06 Marine Mammal Observer Report
2013 PGS_Seismic Permit Application_FNT13
Appendix B_Pre Survey Assessment of Fishing Activity
2013 07 17 DAHG Observations
2013 07 02 Nordic Explorer Coastguard Obs
2013 07 Assessment Report North Celtic Sea and Fastnet Basin
2013 06 21 Appropriate Assessment
2013 07 05 Technical Recommendation PGS 2D Seismic EM Celtic Sea
2013 07 22 Signed Submission by Minister of State
2013 07 23 Letter of Approval

Fastnet Oil and Gas - 3D Seismic Survey application (Mizzen)

2013 Addendum Marine Mammal Observer Report
2013 06 Kinsale Deep and Mizzen 3D Marine Mammal Observer Report
2013 04 04 Fastnet Geophysical Survey Application
2013 03 Mizzen Environmental Risk Assessment pdf
Appendix B_Pre Survey Assessment of Fishing Activity
2013 04 30 DAHG comments on 3Dseismic survey
2013 05 30 Underwater Unit DAHG comments
2013 05 Mizzen Assessment Report Bec Consultants 2013
2013 04 04 Technical recommendation
2013 05 09 Submission to Minister
2013 05 10 Letter of Approval
Appendix IV NPWS Vantage Mizzen Marine Mammal Recording Forms.xls
 
Kosmos Energy Ireland - 3D Seismic Survey application (Porcupine Basin)

2013 11 Marine Mammal Observer Report Kosmos
2013 06 - Kosmos Energy seismic survey application
2013 06 Environmental Risk Assessment rev
2013 06 Natura Impact Statement Screening Report
2013 07 01 DAHG Comments on Kosmos SSEIA
2013 06 20 Kosmos presurvey FLO report
2013 06 Assessment Report BEC Porcupine Bank 3D Seismic Study
2013 06 12 TecSec Technical Recommendation
2013 07 02 Internal Submission signed by MoS
2013 07 05 Letter of Approval Kosmos 3D SS Porcupine
Appendix 1 Code of Practice MMO Report
Appendix 3 Data Forms MMO Report xls
Appendix 4 Mysticete Sightings Kosmos Ireland MMO Report
Appendix 4 Odontocete Sightings Kosmos Ireland MMO Report
Appendix 5 Photographs of Sightings MMO Report


ENI Ireland BV - Statutory Assessment of an Environmental Statement accompanying an application to conduct a regional 2D seismic survey offshore Ireland

Environmental Risk Assessment
Appendix B_Pre Survey Assessment of Fishing Activity
MMO and PAM Reports 03rd June to 15th October 2013
Appendix 3 Eff Ops_MMO PAM_ENI_BGP_Eire 2013 Copy. Appendices 1,2,4,5 and 6 available on request..xls
Natura 2000 Screening Report
Department of Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht (NPWS) comments
Bec Consultants Environmental Assessment
PAD Technical recommendations
Internal Departmental Submission
Letter of Approval dated 30 May 2013

Statutory Assessment of an Environmental Statement accompanying an application to drill a single exploration well on the Dunquin offshore prospect

2013 07 07 Marine Mammal Observer Report
Environmental Risk Assessment
Maritime Cultural Heritage Assessment
Bec Consultants Environmental Assessment
Internal Departmental Submission
PAD Technical Recommendations
Submission signed by Minister
Letter of Approval dated 22nd April 2013

Fastnet Oil and Gas - Statutory Assessment of an Environmental Statement accompanying an application to conduct a 3D seismic survey (Deep Kinsale)

2013 Addendum Marine Mammal Observer Report
2013 06 Kinsale Deep and Mizzen 3D Marine Mammal Observer Report
Deep Kinsale - Seismic Survey Application
Appendix B_Pre Survey Assessment of Fishing Activity
Environmental Risk Assessment
Department of Arts Heritage and Local Government (NPWS comments)
Department of Arts Heritage and Local Government (Underwater Archaeology Unit commments)
Bec Consultants Environmental Assessment
Internal Departmental Submission
Letter of Approval (19.04.2013)

Shell E & P Ireland Limited - Statutory Assessment of an Environmental Statement accompanying an application to conduct a 3D Ocean Bottom Cables (OBC) seismic survey

OBC Seismic Survey Application
Environmental Risk Assessment
Natura 2000 Screening Report
Department of Arts Heritage and the Gaeltacht (NPWS) comments
Letter of Approval
Final 2013 MMO Report