Shell Taranaki (formerly STOS) 2017 applications for marine consent and marine discharge consent

Shell Taranaki Limited (formerly Shell Todd Oil Services) has made an application to use a jack-up rig at its Māui platforms, in the South Taranaki Bight.

The Environmental Protection Authority is the agency responsible for considering applications for marine and discharge consents for New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone. You can come to this page to find updates about this application, and other relevant information.

The Shell Taranaki 2017 applications are being considered under the Exclusive Economic Zone and Continental Shelf (Environmental Effects) Act 2012 as it was at 31 May 2017. Amendments to the Act made by the Resource Legislation Amendment Act 2017 do not apply to these applications.

Latest update - 15 January 2018

EPA grants applications by Shell Taranaki for marine consent and marine discharge consent

On 11 December 2017, the Decision-making Committee granted subject to conditions marine consent and marine discharge consent to Shell Taranaki Limited for the use of a jack-up rig and associated activities in the South Taranaki Bight.

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The application

​Shell Taranaki has lodged an application for a marine consent to place and remove a jack-up rig and associated activities to assist its existing operations.

Submissions

The EPA received 32 submissions on the Shell Taranaki 2017 applications during the submission period.

Decision-making Committee

The Decision-making Committee was appointed by the EPA Board to make the decision on the applications by Shell Taranaki Limited.

The hearing

​View the information on the Shell Taranaki Limited hearing, the hearing notice and the hearing schedule as these documents become available.

Contacts

​Key contacts at the EPA for Shell Taranaki's (formerly STOS) applications for marine consent and marine discharge consent.

Reports, advice and evidence

Advice and other relevant information sought by the Decision-making Committee or the EPA on the STL application.

Decision

On 11 December 2017, the Decision-making Committee granted, subject to conditions, marine consent and marine discharge consent to Shell Taranaki Limited.