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Onshore oil and gas exploratory operations: draft technical guidance

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Onshore oil and gas exploratory operations technical guidance: a summary of consultation responses

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Onshore oil and gas exploratory operations: technical guidance. A summary of consultation responses.


Seeking views on how helpful the draft technical guidance is for operators exploring for oil and gas onshore.

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Consultation description

This draft technical guidance sets out what environmental regulations apply to the onshore oil and gas exploration sector. It details what operators need to do to comply with those regulations.

We are seeking views on whether the guidance provides the appropriate level of detail and is easy to understand.

Published 31 July 2013
Last updated 18 July 2016 + show all updates
  1. The Environment Agency online consultation tool has changed so the response document for this consultation has been republished directly onto GOV.UK.
  2. First published.