Guidance

Standard Rules for the Environmental Permitting Regulations: Consultation No.11

Consultation response document setting out our views on the responses to our consultation on Standard rules for oil and gas.

Document

Standard Rules for the Environmental Permitting Regulations – Consultation No.11 - Summary of consultation responses - February 2016

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We carried out a consultation on introducing new standard rules for oil and gas activities.

The standard rules proposed were for;

  • Drill and core activities with well testing (mining waste standard rule, risk assessment and waste management plan), and
  • Storage and handling of crude oil from exploration and production This document sets out the comments we received and our responses to them.
Published 24 February 2016