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Notice of Intention to Grant Petroleum Prospecting Licence

PETROLEUM AND OTHER MINERALS DEVELOPMENT ACT, 1960

AS APPLIED BY THE CONTINENTAL SHELF ACT, 1968

Notice of Intention to Grant Petroleum Prospecting Licences

The Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment hereby gives notice that, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by Petroleum and Other Minerals Development Act 1960, as applied by the Continental Shelf Act 1968, he intends to grant, subject to the conditions contained therein,  a petroleum prospecting licence to Woodside Energy (Ireland) Pty Ltd, 11 Mount Street, Perth WA 6000, Australia in respect of certain sea areas designated by the Continental Shelf Act, 1968 and the Maritime Jurisdiction Acts, 1959 to 2006  respectively.

 

In accordance with statutory requirements for notification, the Minister has deposited, in the

  • Geological Survey Ireland, Beggar's Bush, Haddington Road, Dublin D04 K7X4 and
  • the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Petroleum Affairs Division, 29-31 Adelaide Road, Dublin D02 X285, 

a map showing the boundaries of such areas. This licence is being sought to conduct a shallow borehole programme outside the boundaries of FEL 5/13. A copy of this notice and the relevant map may also be viewed on the Department's website at www.pad.ie

 

Mark Griffin
Secretary General
Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment
December  2019

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