Onshore oil and gas exploration and extraction: environmental permits
The environmental permits and permissions you need for onshore oil and gas operations in England.
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Oil and gas companies, their service companies and consultants should use this guidance to understand:
- the environmental permits you need for onshore oil and gas operations in England
- other permissions you may need from the Environment Agency
- information about best available techniques you must use
You need a mining waste permit to manage the extractive waste from decommissioning onshore oil and gas wells unless you meet the conditions of this regulatory position statement.