Consultation outcome

Gas Transporter Licence Exemption for onshore production of gas

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Gas Transporter Licence Exemption for onshore production of gas: consultation response

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Detail of outcome

The statutory instrument to implement Government policy in the above area was laid in Parliament on 12 July 2013. Following successful completion of the Parliamentary process, the statutory instrument is expected to come into force on 12 August 2013.

The exemption proposes a class exemption to remove the requirement to hold a transporter licence for a person who conveys gas that is produced or extracted onshore (e.g. biomethane, unconventional and conventional) to the gas grid (pipe-line system operated by a licenced gas transporter).

Original consultation

Summary

Notice under section 6A of the Gas Act 1986

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks comments on a proposal to exempt all onshore gas producers (eg. Biomethane, Shale and Coal Bed Methane) from the requirement to hold a transporter licence to convey gas from their production facility to the gas grid.

The consultation document sets out the scope of this exemption and the conditions that will apply to it. Responses to the consultation may be made until Wednesday 20th March 2013.

Documents

Gas Transporter Licence Exemption for onshore production of gas

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The Gas Act 1986 (Exemption) (Onshore Gas) Order 2013: Draft Statutory Instruments

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Published 20 February 2013
Last updated 18 July 2013 + show all updates
  1. Government response document published.
  2. First published.