2017 Statutory Assessments

2017 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.

Application by Providence Resources P.l.c. to conduct a debris clearance, environmental baseline and habitat assessment site survey at Druid/Drombeg site

Submission to the Minister

Submission Cover Sheet

Appendix A - EIA Screening

Appendix B - NISS

Appendix C - BEC report

Appendix D - PAD Technical recommendation

Appendix E - Obs from State Bodies

Providence Resources Plc Letter of Approval 220217


 

Application by CGG to undertake the Ireland 2017 multi-client (3D data acquisition) marine seismic survey in the Porcupine Seabight and Goban Spur, offshore Ireland

Submission to the Minister

Submission Cover Sheet

Appendix A - CGG EIA Screening

Appendix B - CGG EA Report Part 1

Appendix B - CGG EA Report Part 2 - Appendices A and B

Appendix B - CGG EA Report Part 2 - Appendices C, D and E

Appendix C - CGG AA Screening

Appendix D - CGG Bec Report

Appendix E - CGG PAD Technical Recommendation

Appendix F - Obs from State Bodies

CGG Pre-Survey Fisheries Report

CGG Technical Package

CGG Letter of Approval 13 April 2017


 

MMO Weekly Report Week 16-22 April 2017

MMO Weekly Report Week 23-29 April 2017

MMO Weekly Report Week 30 April-06 May 2017

MMO Weekly Report Week 07-14 May 2017

MMO Weekly Report Week 15-21 May 2017

MMO Weekly Report Week 22-28 May 2017

MMO Weekly Report Week 29 May - 04 June 2017

2D MMO Weekly Report_Week 05-11 June 2017

MMO_Weekly_Report_Week_12-18_June2017_light_version

MMO_Weekly_Report_Week_19-25_June2017_Light_version

MMO_Weekly_Report_Week_26_June-02_July_2017_Light_Version

 

MMO and PAM Final Report 2.5D Marine Survey

MMO and PAM Final Report Northern 3D Marine Survey

MMO and PAM Final Report Southern 3D Marine Survey


 

Application by PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd to conduct acoustic geophysical and visual surveys of the subsea structures of the Kinsale Area off the south coast of Co. Cork.

Appendix A - PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd EIS Screening Report

Appendix B - PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd AA Screening Report

Appendix C - PSE Kinsale Energy Bec EIS Assessment Report

Appendix D - PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd PAD Technical Review

Appendix E - Obs from State Bodies

Appendix F - PSE Kinsale Application Updated

Appendix F - PSE Kinsale Application

Final Submission to the Minister - PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd

PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd Letter of Approval

Submission Cover Sheet


 

Application by CGG to conduct 3D marine seismic survey in the Porcupine Seabight, offshore Ireland (Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS North)

Appendix A - CGG Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS North - EIA Screening

Appendix B - CGG Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS North - EA Screening

Appendix C - CGG Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS North - AA Screening

Appendix D - Bec Assessment Report CGG North Survey

Appendix E - CGG Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS North - PAD Technical Recommendation

Appendix F - Obs from State Bodies

Appendix G - CGG Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS North - Technical Package

Appendix G1 - CGG Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS North - Pre-Survey Fisheries Report

CGG Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS North Letter of Approval 160517

Final Submission to the Minister re CGG Survey Porcupine, 05 May 2107

Submission Cover Sheet

 


Application by Shell E&P Ireland Ltd to conduct Corrib subsea inspection, maintenance and infrastructure renewal survey 2017, Co. Mayo

Signed Submission Cover Sheet

Final Submission to the Minister - Corrib

Appendix A - EIA Screening and Environmental Risk Assessment Corrib

Appendix B - Natura Impact Screening Corrib

Appendix C - Bec Assessment Report Corrib Survey

Appendix D - PAD Technical Recommendation Corrib Offshore Works Survey Application 2017

Appendix E - Obs from State Bodies

Appendix F - Corrib Offshore Works Survey Application

Appendix G - Corrib Umbilical Replacement - Method Statement

Appendix H - Corrib Pipeline Integrity_IP - Method Statement - Update

Appendix I - Corrib_Subsea Inspection_Maintenance Works - Method Statement

SEPIL Letter of Approval 2 June 2017

LoA Inspection Surveys Final MMO Report


 

Application by TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Company ASA to conduct the ‘Crean’ a 3D marine seismic survey in the Porcupine Seabight, offshore Ireland

Submission to Minister

Appendix A Crean Marine Seismic Survey Environmental Impact Assessment

Appendix B Crean Marine Seismic Survey Environmental Assessment Report

Appendix C Crean Marine Seismic Survey Appropriate Assessment Screening

Appendix D Bec Assessment Report Crean Survey

Appendix F PAD Technical Recommendation TGS

Appendix G Obs from State Bodies

Appendix H Crean Marine Seismic Survey Pre Survey Fisheries Report

Letter of Consent re TGS Survey Porcupine 050717

Polar Marquis MMO and PAM Final Report


 

Application by Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd to conduct the ‘Iolar’ Geophysical Site Survey in the southern Porcupine Basin

Submission to the Minister

Appendix A Nexen Petroleum Site Survey Environmental Impact Assessment Screening

Appendix C Nexen Petroleum Site Survey Appropriate Assessment Screening

Appendix B1 Nexen Petroleum Site Survey Environmental Assessment Report

Appendix B2 Nexen Petroleum Site Survey Environmental Assessment Report Appendices

Appendix D Bec Assessment Report Nexen Site Survey

Appendix E Iolar Nexen Site Survey PADTechnical recommendation June2017

Appendix F Obs from State Bodies

Appendix G Nexen Petroleum Site Survey Technical Package

Appendix H Nexen Petroleum Pre-survey Fishery Assessment Report

Letter of Consent  re Nexen Survey Porcupine 5 July 17

Final MMO Report


 


 

Application by CGG to conduct the multi-client (2D data acquisition) marine seismic survey in the Porcupine Seabight and Goban Spur, offshore Ireland (Ireland 2017 MC MSS Ext)

Submission to the Minister

Appendix A CGG Ireland 2017 MC MSS Ext EIA Screening

Appendix C CGG Ireland 2017 MC MSS Ext AA

Appendix D Bec Assessment Report CGG Ext Survey

Appendix E PAD Technical Recommendation CGG Ext

Appendix F Obs from State Bodies CGG ext

Appendix G CGG Ireland 2017 MC MSS Ext Technical Package

Appendix H CGG Ireland 2017 MC3D MSS Pre Survey Fisheries Report

Letter of Approval re CGG Survey Ireland 2017 MC MSS Ext 10 July 17


 

Application by SEPIL to undertake a combined programme of offshore protection works and associated geophysical survey works at the Corrib offshore gas pipeline

Submission to the Minister

Signed Submission

Appendix A EIA Screening and Environmental Risk Assessment

Appendix B Natura Impact Screening Statement

Appendix C Bec Assessment Report Corrib Offshore Pipeline P5 Umbilical

Appendix D PAD Technical Recommendation Corrib Offshore Works Survey Application 2017

Appendix E Obs from State Bodies

Appendix F Corrib Rock Placement Survey Application

Appendix G Corrib Rock Placement 2017 Method Statement

Letter of Approval Offshore Protection Works Corrib 21 July 2017

Corrib August 2017 MMO-Report Final


 

Application by Providence Resources Plc to commence drilling activities on the Druid/Drombeg Prospect in the southern Porcupine Basin

Submission to the Minister​​

Signed Submission

Appendix A Providence Well Location 2017

Appendix B Technical Recommendation

Appendix C Druid Drombeg Well EIA Screening

Appendix D Druid Drombeg Well Natura Impact Screening Statement

Appendix E Bec Assessment Report Providence Resources Plc Exploration well

Appendix G Method for assessment of financial indemnity insurance of petroleum authorisation holders

Appendix I Obs from State Bodies

Appendix J Section 5 of the Continental Shelf Act Consultation

Appendix J2 Section 5 of the Continental Shelf Act

Approval Letter Providence Resources 11 July 17

S5 continental shelf 11 July 2017

3 6-1 VSP MMO report


 

Application by PSE Kinsale Energy Limited to undertake  remedial rock placement works and associated surveys of the Kinsale Head Export Pipeline in the Kinsale Area off the south coast of Cork

Submission to the Minister

Submission Cover Sheet

Appendix A Kinsale Energy EIA screening report August 2017

Appendix B Kinsale Energy AA Screening Report August 2017

Appendix C Bec Assessment Report Kinsale Rock Placement 2017

Appendix D Technical Recommendation Rock Placement Survey Kinsale 2017

Appendix E State Obs PSE Kinsale Rock Placement

Appendix F Kinsale Energy Rock Placement Application 2017

Approval Letter PSE Kinsale Energy Ltd 4 Oct 2017