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Public Consultation on an application for consent for a site survey by Europa Oil & Gas (Inishkea) Limited

​Application for consent to conduct a geophysical and environmental baseline site survey proposed by Europa Oil & Gas (Inishkea) Limited who currently hold Licensing Option LO 16/20.

An application for consent for a geophysical and environmental baseline site survey was received by the Petroleum Affairs Division of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment on 15 May 2019. The survey application was received from Europa Oil & Gas (Inishkea) Limited within licensing option LO 16/20, granted by the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment pursuant to Section 8 of the Petroleum Act 1960. 

This application was posted on the Department's website on 15 May 2019 and the public are invited to make submissions in relation to this application up to the close of business on 14 June 2019.

Submissions can be sent to PADadmin@dccae.gov.ie.​

 

Update  24 July, 2019

EIA Screening Assessment: Further Information Requested from Applicant

Having regard to, inter alia, the requirements of the EIA Directive (Directive 2011/92/EU, as amended), in particular Article 4 thereof, and the observations received further to public consultation on the application submitted by Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) PLC (Europa), it is considered that further information is required from the applicant to enable an EIA screening assessment be carried out on the Europa (Inishkea​)  application.

On  24th  July,  the further information considered necessary to enable an EIA screening assessment and determination be made in respect of the Europa application was sought from the applicant.

When received, the additional information will be published on the Department website and further submissions invited to be made on the additional material ​during a supplemental consultation period of 14 days.  Any submissions received will be taken into account in carrying out an EIA Screening Assessment in respect of this application.

Update 30 August, 2019

EIA Screening - Additional Information Received

Further to the Department request, the Applicant has provided additional information so that an EIA Screening Assessment can be carried out. This additional information has been published on the Department's website on 30 August, 2019. 

An additional 14 days consultation period will be provided until the 13 September, 2019. The public are invited to make submissions in relation to the additional information, to EAU@dccae.gov.ie.


 

Consultation Documents

 

 

Europa Inishkea Response to Requestshttps://dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/consultations/Documents/24/consultations/Europa Inishkea Response to Requests.pdfEuropa Inishkea Response to Requests30/08/2019 12:00:00pdf4153643
Europa Inishkea AA Screening and Natura Impact Statement (NIS)https://dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/consultations/Documents/24/consultations/Europa Inishkea AA Screening and Natura Impact Statement (NIS).pdfEuropa Inishkea AA Screening and Natura Impact Statement (NIS)14/05/2019 23:00:00pdf1808073
Europa Inishkea EIA Screeninghttps://dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/consultations/Documents/24/consultations/Europa Inishkea EIA Screening.pdfEuropa Inishkea EIA Screening14/05/2019 23:00:00pdf2704681
Europa Inishkea Pre-survey Fishery Assessmenthttps://dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/consultations/Documents/24/consultations/Europa Inishkea Pre-survey Fishery Assessment.pdfEuropa Inishkea Pre-survey Fishery Assessment14/05/2019 23:00:00pdf2215169
Europa Inishkea Site Survey Applicationhttps://dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/consultations/Documents/24/consultations/Europa Inishkea Site Survey Application.pdfEuropa Inishkea Site Survey Application14/05/2019 23:00:00pdf3026044
Europa Inishkea Site Survey Letterhttps://dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/natural-resources/consultations/Documents/24/consultations/Europa Inishkea Site Survey Letter.pdfEuropa Inishkea Site Survey Letter14/05/2019 23:00:00pdf66608

Consultation Submissions