Guidance

SR2015 No 1: onshore oil exploration

Standard rules and generic risk assessment for the management of onshore oil exploration.

Documents

Standard rules SR2015 No 1

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Generic risk assessment for SR2015 No 1

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WMP3 waste management plan for managing extractive waste not involving a waste facility

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Details

Standard rule guidance and generic risk assessment for onshore oil exploration relating to drilling and coring of wellbores and well testing.

These rules show the criteria you must meet to have and continue to comply with a standard permit for this activity.

The WMP3: Waste management plan sets out the operational measures required for standard rule set SR2015 No 1 under mining waste directive requirements.

You can apply online for most standard rules environmental permits.

Apply for a standard rules environmental permit.

Published 24 February 2016
Last updated 30 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added to 'details' section: You can apply online for most standard rules environmental permits.
  2. The Standard Rules SR2015 No 1 have been updated.
  3. First published.