2016 Statutory Assessments

​2016 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.


SEPIL Application to conduct an Offshore Pipeline and Umbilical Survey and Inspection/Maintenance of the Offshore Subsea Facilities 

Submission to Minister

Letter of Approval issued to SEPIL on 150416

Appendix A EIA & Risk Assessment

Appendix B Appropriate Assessment

Appendix C Bec Assessment Report

Appendix D Tech Recommendations

Appendix E Obs

 

Marine Mammal Observation (MMO) Daily Reports

Corrib Olympic Ares 13/04/16 - 17/04/16 Days 1-5  

Corrib Olympic Ares 18/04/16 - 19/04/16 Days 6-7

17/05/16 An Gearoidin/Olympic Ares Day 1

18/05/16 An Gearoidin/Olympic Area Day 2

19/05/16 Olympic Ares Weekly Report

19/05/16 An Gearoidin Weekly Report

20/5/16 An Gearoidin/Olympic Ares Day 3

21/5/16 An Gearoidin/Olympic Ares Day 4

23/05/16 - 25/05/16 An Gearoidin Day 7 - 10

Corrib Olympic Ares Day 5-6

Corrib Olympic Ares Day 7-10

Corrib Olympic Ares Day 11 - 13

Corrib Olympic Ares Day 14 - 15

Corrib Olympic Ares Day 16

Corrib Olympic Ares Day 17

Corrib Olympic Ares Days 18-20

Corrib Olympic Ares Day 21 

Corrib Olympic Ares Day 22
 

SEPIL Application to conduct Corrib Offshore Pipeline: P2-P5 Flowline Lay and Tie- In Works, Protection Measures and Surveys 2016, Co. Mayo.

Submission to the Minister

Letter of Approval issued to SEPIL 300616

Submission cover sheet.pdf

Appendix A EIA Screening and Environmental Risk Assessment

Appendix B Natura Impact (Appropriate Assessment) Screening Statement

Appendix C Bec Assessment Report Corrib Offshore Pipeline 010616

Appendix D - PAD Technical Review

Appendix E Obs from other Depts and Agencies

Appendix F 2016 P2 Construction Works Cover Letter

Appendix G Corrib Offshore Survey Application P2 Works 2016

Appendix H Corrib P2 Flowline Lay and Tie-in 2016 Method Statement 1

Appendix I Corrib P2 Flowline Protection (inc Pipeline Umbilical rock placement) 2016 Method Statement 2

 

Daily MMO Reports - Skandi Neptune

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Day 1-6 27/07/16 - 01/08/16

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Day 7-8 02/08/16 - 03/08/16

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Day 9 04/08

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Days 10-12 05/08/16 - 07/08/16

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Day 13 08/08/16

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Days 14 & 15 09/08/16 & 10/08/16

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Days 16-19 11/08/16 - 14/08/16

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Days 20-21

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Days 22-26

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Day 27

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Days 28-29

Skandi Neptune MMO Report Days 30-34

 

 

Daily MMO Reports - Stornes

Stornes MMO Report Days 1-5

Stornes MMO Report Day 6

Stornes MMO Report Days 7-14 

 

Woodside Application to carry out the Bréanann 3D Marine Seismic Survey in the north Porcupine Basin and the Granuaile 3D Seismic Survey in the east Porcupine Basin

Submission Cover Sheet

Submission to the Minister regarding Bréannan and Granuaile

Appendix A1 EIA Screening Report and Environmental Risk Assessment

Appendix A2 Licensing Option 16/14 3D Marine Seismic Survey - EIA Screening Report and Environmental Risk Assessment

Appendix B1 Appropriate Assessment Screening Report

Appendix B2 Licensing Option 16/14 3D Marine Seismic Survey - Appropriate Assessment Screening Report

Appendix C1 Bec Report

Appendix C2 Bec Assessment Report Woodside LO 16/14

Appendix D1 PAD Technical Recommendation

Appendix D2 PAD Technical Final Recommendation Porcupine Woodside 3D Granuaile

Appendix E1 Obs from Bodies

Appendix E2 Obs from Bodies

Appendix F1 Bréanann Application April 2016

Appendix F2 LO 16/14 Technical Application April 2016

Appendix G1 Bréannan Pre-Survey Fishery Report March 2016

Appendix G2 LO 16/14 Pre-survey Fishery Report March 2016

Appendix H IOOA Cold Water Corals and Offshore Hydrocarbon Exploration Operations

Appendix I1 Bréannan 3D MSS - Fact Sheet

Appendix I2 Fact Sheet

Letter of Approval to carry out Bréanann and Granuaile Seismic Surveys

 

 

Granuaile Marine Mammal Observation (MMO) Daily Reports

Granuaile Day 1 18/5/16

Granuaile Day 2 19/5/16

Granuaile Day 3 20/5/16

Granuaile Day 4 21/5/16 

Granuaile Day 5 22/5/16

Granuaile Day 6 23/5/16

Granuaile Day 7 24/5/16

Granuaile Day 8 25/5/16

Granuaile Day 9 26/5/16

Granuaile Day 10 27/5/16

Granuaile Day11 28/5/16

Granuaile Day 12 29/5/16

Granuaile Day 13 30/5/16

Granuaile Day 14 31/5/16

Granuaile Day 15 01/06/16

Granuaile Day 16 02/06/16

Granuaile Day 17 03/06/16

Granuaile Day 18 04/06/16

Granuaile Day 19 05/06/16

Granuaile Day 20 06/06/16 

Granuaile Day 21 07/06/16

Granuaile Day 22 08/06/16

Granuaile Day 23 09/06/16

Granuaile Day 24 10/06/16

Granuaile Day 25 11/06/16

Granuaile Day 26 12/06/16 

Granuaile Day 27 13/06/16

Granuaile Day 28 14/06/16 

Granuaile Day 29 15/06/16

Granuaile Day 30 16/06/16 

Granuaile Day 31 17/06/16

Granuaile Day 32 18/06/16

Granuaile Day 33 19/06/16

Granuaile Day 34 20/06/16 

Granuaile Day 35 21/06/16

Graunaile Survey Marine Mammal Observer Report 2016

Granuaile Survey Operations Report

 

Breanann Marine Mammal Observation (MMO) Daily Reports 

Breanann MMO Daily Report 23/06/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 24/06/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 25/06/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 26/06/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 27/06/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 28/06/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 29/06/16 

Breanann MMO Daily Report 30/06/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 1/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 2/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 3/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 4/07/16 

Breanann MMO Daily Report 5/07/16 

Breanann MMO Daily Report 6/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 7/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 8/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 9/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 10/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 11/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 12/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 13/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 14/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 15/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 16/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 17/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 18/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 19/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 20/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 21/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 22/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 23/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 24/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 25/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 26/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 27/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 28/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 29/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 30/07/16

Breanann MMO Daily Report 31/07/16

Breanann Survey 2016 Marine Mammal Observer Report

Breanann Survey 2016 Operations Report 

 

CGG Services SA (CGG) application to undertake the Ireland 2016 multi-client (3D data acquisition) marine seismic survey (“Ireland 2016 MC3D MSS”) in the Porcupine Seabight and Goban Spur, offshore Ireland.

Submission to Minister

EIA Screening

Environmental Assessment

AA Screening Report

Bec Assessment Report

PAD Technical Recommendations

Obs from Other State Bodies

Pre Seismic Survey Assessment of Fisheries Activity

CGG Technical Package

Letter of Approval to carry out survey

 

 

CGG Marine Mammal Observation (MMO) Daily Reports 

MMO Weekly Report 15 - 22 June 2016

MMO Daily Report 22/06/16

MMO Daily Report 23/06/16

MMO Daily Report 24/06/16

MMO Daily Report 25/06/16

MMO Daily Report 26/06/16

MMO Daily Report 27/06/16

MMO Daily Report 28/06/16

MMO Weekly Report 23-29 June 2016

MMO Daily Report 29/06/16

MMO Daily Report 30/06/16 

MMO Daily Report 1/07/16

MMO Daily Report 2/07/16

MMO Daily Report 3/07/16

MMO Daily Report 4/07/16

MMO Daily Report 5/07/16

MMO Daily Report 6/07/16

MMO Weekly Report 30/6/16 to 6/07/16

MMO Daily Report 7/07/16

MMO Daily Report 8/07/16

MMO Daily Report 9/07/16 

MMO Daily Report 10/07/16

MMO Daily Report 11/07/16 

MMO Daily Report 12/07/16

MMO Daily Report 13/07/16

MMO Weekly Report 07/07/16 to 13/07/16

MMO Daily Report 14/07/16

MMO Daily Report 15/07/16

MMO Daily Report 16/07/16 

MMO Daily Report 17/07/16

MMO Daily Report 18/07/16

MMO Daily Report 19/07/16

MMO Daily Report 20/07/16

MMO Weekly Report 14/07/16 to 20/07/16 

MMO Daily Report 21/07/16

MMO Daily Report 22/07/16

MMO Daily Report 23/07/16 

MMO Daily Report 24/07/16

MMO Daily Report 25/07/16

MMO Daily Report 26/07/16

MMO Daily Report 27/07/16

MMO Weekly Report 21/07/16 to 27/07/16

MMO Daily Report 28/07/16

MMO Daily Report 29/07/16

MMO Daily Report 30/07/16

MMO Daily Report 31/07/16

MMO Daily Report 01/08/16

MMO Daily Report 02/08/16

MMO Daily Report 03/08/16

MMO Weekly Report 28/07/16 to 03/08/16

MMO Daily Report 04/08/16 

MMO Daily Report 05/08/16

MMO Daily Report 06/08/16

MMO Daily Report 07/08/16

MMO Daily Report 08/08/16

MMO Daily Report 09/08/16 

MMO Daily Report 10/08/16

MMO Weekly Report 04/08/16 to 10/08/16

MMO Daily Report 11/08/16 

MMO Daily Report 12/08/16

MMO Daily Report 13/08/16

MMO Daily Report 14/08/16 

MMO Daily Report 15/08/16

MMO Daily Report 16/08/16

MMO Daily Report 17/08/16 

MMO Weekly Report 11/08/16 to 17/08/16

MMO Daily Report 18/08/16

MMO Daily Report 19/08/16

MMO Daily Report 20/08/16

MMO Daily Report 21/08/1

MMO Daily Report 22/08/16

MMO Daily Report 23/08/16

MMO Daily Report 24/08/16

MMO Weekly Report 18/08/16 to 24/08/16

MMO Daily Report 25/08/16

MMO Daily Report 26/08/16

MMO Daily Report 27/08/16

MMO Daily Report 28/08/16 

MMO Daily Report 29/08/16 

MMO Daily Report 30/08/16

MMO Daily Report 31/08/16

MMO Weekly Report 25/08/16 to 31/08/16 

MMO Daily Report 01/09/16

MMO Daily Report 02/09/16

MMO Daily Report 03/09/16

MMO Daily Report 04/09/16

MMO Daily Report 05/09/16 

MMO Daily Report 06/09/16

MMO Daily Report 07/09/16 

MMO Weekly Report 01/09/16 to 07/09/16

MMO Daily Report 08/09/16

MMO Daily Report 09/09/16

MMO Daily Report 10/09/16

MMO Daily Report 11/09/16

MMO Daily Report 12/09/16

MMO Daily Report 13/09/16 

MMO Daily Report 14/09/16

MMO Weekly Report 08/09/16 to 14/09/16

MMO Daily Report 15/09/16

MMO Daily Report 16/09/16

MMO Daily Report 17/09/16

MMO Daily Report 18/09/16 

MMO Daily Report 19/09/16

MMO Daily Report 20/09/16 

MMO Daily Report 21/09/16

MMO Weekly Report 15/09/16 - 21/09/16

MMO Daily Report 22/09/16

MMO Daily Report 23/09/16

MMO Final Report