Applications for Approval to Conduct Geophysical Survey Offshore Ireland

Services

Applications for Approval to Conduct Geophysical Survey Offshore Ireland

Various

RPS provide specialist environmental services to the Oil and Gas industry for submission of Applications for Approval to Conduct a Geophysical Survey in accordance with the Rules & Procedures Manual of the Petroleum Affairs Division.

RPS provides support to seismic exploration companies in the Irish Continental Shelf in the preparation of applications for approvals to the Petroleum Affairs Division (PAD) of the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE). RPS works closely with the exploration companies to define the scope and extents of the seismic survey activities in order to assess the environmental impacts of the proposed seismic survey activities. RPS produces the following reports in support of applications:

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) screening

Appropriate Assessment (AA) screening, including Article 6 and Article 12

Environmental risk assessment report

Environmental package submission

Technical package submission

Fisheries pre-survey support

Seismic survey acoustic modelling

Draft marine notices

Vessel change assessments