Decision on Kinsale Gas Field Application

AA Screening Determination

On 18 April 2019, the Minister determined that an Appropriate Assessment (AA) is not required for the Kinsale Gas Field decommissioning application. The AA Screening Determination can be located in the attached documents:

AA Screening Determination

Notice to applicant

Supporting information:

​Tab 1 – PSE Consent Application​Tab 2 – Kinsale Head Decommissioning PlanTab 3 – Applicant report for purposes of Appropriate Assessment Screening and Article 12 Assessment ScreeningTab 4 – Submissions Received
​Tab 5 – RPS KADP Screening for AA Technical ReviewTab 6 – Request for further information​Tab 7 – Applicant Response to Request for further informationTab 8 - Clarification Request on Further Information Request
Tab 9 – PSE Response to Clarification RequestTab 10 – RPS AA Screening Technical Review Addendum


 

Application Determination including Environmental Impact Assessment 

On 23 April 2019, the Minister approved The 'Kinsale Head Decommissioning Plan – Kinsale Head Petroleum Lease (OPL1)' an addendum proposed by KEL to the Kinsale Head Plan of Development, pursuant to the Lease granted under Section 13 of the POMDA, which covers the decommissioning of certain facilities and activities in the Kinsale Head, and Ballycotton gas fields; and, that KEL may alter and remove facilities from the area designated pursuant to Section 2 of S.I. No. 92/1993 - Continental Shelf (Designated Areas) Order, 1993, pursuant to Section 5(2) of the Continental Shelf Act 1968, as amended. 

The Determination including the conditions attached to the consent can be located in the attached documents:

Determination including Environmental Impact Assessment

Notice to applicant

Supporting information:

Tab 1 – PSE Consent ApplicationTab 2 – Kinsale Head Decommissioning PlanTab 3 - EIAR Volume 1Tab 3 - ​EIAR Volume 2 Part 1
Tab 3 - ​EIAR Volume 2 Part 2Tab 3 - ​EIAR Volume 2 Part 3Tab 3 - ​EIAR Volume 3 Part 1Tab 3 - EIAR Volume 3 Part 2
​Tab 4 – EIAR Non-Technical SummaryTab 5 – Submissions and Observations ReceivedTab 6 - RPS KADP EIAR Technical ReviewTab 7 – DCCAE further Information Request
Tab 8  - PSE Response to Further Information RequestTab 9 – Draft Resource and waste Management PlanTab 10 – Draft Environmental Management PlanTab 11 – RPS KADP EIAR Technical Review Addendum
Tab 12 – Memo to Minister TTAS re Continental Shelf ActTab 13 – PSE Further Information regarding navigation of safetyTab 14 – Minister for DTTAS response on navigation of Safety​Tab 15 – Selgovia Technical Assessment
​Tab 16 – PAD Technical RecommendationTab 17 – Public Consultation Report