Consultation outcome

Policy proposals for offshore combustion plant

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Policy proposals for offshore combustion plant consultation: government response

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Detail of outcome

This document sets out the government’s response to the public consultation on policy proposals for offshore combustion plant regarding the implementation of the 2015 Medium Combustion Plant Directive and the 2010 Industrial Emissions Directive. It outlines the government’s approach to policy decisions taken in which the Regulations implement the Directives’ obligations.

Detail of feedback received

The consultation received 8 responses from a range of stakeholders, including:

  • oil and gas companies
  • a health, safety and environmental consultancy
  • the offshore oil and gas industry trade association

Original consultation

Summary

We're seeking views on policy proposals for transposing the relevant obligations of the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) and requirements for Large Combustion Plant.

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Consultation description

This consultation seeks comments on policy proposals for transposing relevant requirements of the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (EU) 2015/2193 (“the MCPD”) and Chapter III of the Industrial Emissions Directive 2010/75/EU (“the IED”) in respect to eligible combustion plants on offshore installations engaged in hydrocarbon-related activities (i.e. oil and gas operations plus gas and carbon dioxide unloading / storage operations) in applicable territorial waters and on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf.

Views on the initial Impact Assessment which accompanies this consultation would also be welcome.

Documents

Consultation on policy proposals for offshore combustion plant

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Impact Assessment

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Published 7 September 2017
Last updated 23 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Government response published.
  2. First published.