Oil and gas operations
Find out which applications for oil and gas activities are being considered in the EEZ.
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Oil and gas operators must apply for consent to carry out activities in the EEZ. These include marine consents, marine discharge consents, and marine dumping consents.
Consents may be publicly notified, giving people the opportunity to make a submission. Other types of consent may be non-notified, meaning the public cannot make a submission.
OMV requires a non-notified marine discharge consent to authorise harmful substance discharges from an eighth well location while undertaking a side-track drilling. This application requests authorisation to discharge an amount of harmful substance across eight wells, rather than the seven wells as previously consented.
These are consents granted by the EPA
Decision reports for discharge consents applied for under the Discharge and Dumping Regulations 2015
These allow petroleum operators to continue activity started before the EEZ Act came into force