Decision on Seven Heads Gas Field Application

AA Screening Determination

On 18 April 2019, the Minister determined that an Appropriate Assessment is not required for the Seven Heads 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 ApplicationSeven Heads AA Tab 2 – Seven Heads Decommissioning PlanTab 3 – Applicant report for purposes of Appropriate Assessment Screening and Article 12 Assessment Screening​Tab 4 – Submissions Received
​Tab 5 – RPS KADP Screening for AA Technical ReviewTab 6 – Request for further information​Tab 7 – Applicant Respons to Request for further informationTab 8 Clarification Request on Further Information Request
Tab 9 – PSE Response to Clarification Request​Tab 10 – RPS AA Screening Technical Review Addendum



Application Determination including Environmental Impact Assessment 

On 23 April 2019, the Minister approved the 'Seven Heads Decommissioning Plan – Seven Heads Petroleum Lease' an addendum proposed by SHL to the Seven Heads Field Plan of Development,  which covers the decommissioning of certain facilities and activities known as  the "Seven Heads Gas Field", pursuant to a Petroleum Lease dated 13 November 2002, which was granted under Section 13 of POMDA; and, that SHL 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 – Seven Heads ApplicationTab 2 – Seven Heads 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 Act​Tab 13 – PSE Further Information regarding navigation of safety​Tab 14 – Minister for DTTAS response on navigation of SafetySeven Heads Tab 15 – Selgovia Technical Assessment
Tab 16 – PAD Technical RecommendationTab 17 – Public Consultation Report