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In order to promote and assist effective petroleum exploration, we make available a range of technical information, obtained under authorisations issued by us, as soon as the confidentiality period has expired.  Further information regarding data confidentiality can be found in our Licensing Terms for Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration, Development and Production.  In June 2014 the confidentiality period for all new speculative and multi seismic data acquired in the entire Irish offshore area was increased to 10 years.

Our data can be obtained through the following company:

Released well and seismic data:


Contact: Richard Longhurst (

Tel: +44 1666 501 822

Technical Reports and Sample Access

List of Atlantic Margin technical studies that are available for purchase from DCENR

For further information on technical studies, access to well samples or any other data queries contact


phone: +353 1 678 2714