Fossil Fuels: Licensing

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 12th February 2019.

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Photo of Rebecca Long-Bailey Rebecca Long-Bailey Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what the present stage is of all the Petroleum Oil and Gas Licence areas within his Department's regulatory roadmap for onshore oil and gas exploration.

Photo of Claire Perry Claire Perry The Minister of State, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Clean Growth)

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) are responsible for granting and monitoring all onshore Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (PEDLs). Information regarding PEDL data is publicly available and can be found on the OGA’s site via https://www.ogauthority.co.uk/data-centre/data-downloads-and-publications/licence-data/.

In addition to this information, the OGA agreed last year to a number of Retention Area Work Plans - these licence variations can be found on the OGA website via the following link: https://www.ogauthority.co.uk/media/5260/retention-areas-agreed-december-2018-updated.pdf.

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