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The Petroleum (Production) (Seaward Areas) Regulations 1988

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Commencement and citation

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application of the Regulations

  5. 4.Applicants for licences

  6. 5.Applications for licences

  7. 6.Non-invited applications

  8. 7.Invited applications

  9. 8.Forms of licences

  10. 9.Fees

  11. 10.Plurality of licences

  12. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      1. LINES DIVIDING LANDWARD AREAS FROM SEAWARD AREAS

        1. 1.Except as provided by the four next following paragraphs, the...

        2. 2.The lines dividing landward areas from seaward areas at the...

        3. 3.The lines dividing landward areas from seaward areas between Cape...

        4. 4.The lines dividing landward areas from seaward areas in the...

        5. 5.Subject to the provisions of the last three foregoing paragraphs,...

        6. 6.The line dividing the Shetland Islands and the waters adjacent...

        7. 7.In this Schedule– “low water line” means the line so...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      FORM OF APPLICATION FOR A LICENCE

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MODEL CLAUSES FOR PRODUCTION LICENCES IN SEAWARD AREAS

      1. 1.(1) In the following clauses, the following expressions have the...

      2. 2.In consideration of the payments and royalties hereinafter provided and...

      3. 3.Term of Licence

      4. 4.Option to continue licence as to part of the licensed area

      5. 5.Continuance of licence after the second term

      6. 6.Power further to extend term of licence

      7. 7.Right of licensee to determine licence or surrender part of licensed area

      8. 8.Areas surrendered

      9. 9.Payment of consideration for licence

      10. 10.Royalty payments

      11. 11.If in any chargeable period the Licensee delivers to the...

      12. 12.Provisions supplementary to clauses 10 and 11

      13. 13.Deliveries of petroleum in place of royalties

      14. 14.Measurement of petroleum obtained from the licensed area

      15. 15.Keeping of accounts

      16. 16.Working obligations

      17. 17.Development and production programmes

      18. 18.Provisions supplementary to clause 17

      19. 19.Commencement and abandonment and plugging of wells

      20. 20.Distance of wells from boundaries of licensed area

      21. 21.Control of development wells

      22. 22.Provision of storage tanks, pipes, pipelines or other receptacles

      23. 23.Avoidance of harmful methods of working

      24. 24.Appointment of operators

      25. 25.Fishing and navigation

      26. 26.Safety, health and welfare of employees

      27. 27.Training

      28. 28.Unit development

      29. 29.Directions as to oil fields across boundaries

      30. 30.Disposal of petroleum

      31. 31.Licensee to keep records

      32. 32.Returns

      33. 33.Licensee to keep samples

      34. 34.Reports to be treated as condidential

      35. 35.Inspection of records etc.

      36. 36.Rights of access

      37. 37.Power to execute works

      38. 38.Right of distress

      39. 38.If and whenever any of the payments mentioned in clause...

      40. 39.Indemnity against third party claims

      41. 40.Advertisements, prospectuses etc.

      42. 41.Restrictions on assignment, etc.

      43. 42.Power of revocation

      44. 43.Arbitration

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      MODEL CLAUSES FOR EXPLORATION LICENCES IN SEAWARD AREAS OR IN LANDWARD AREAS BELOW THE LOW WATER LINE

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Right to search for petroleum

      3. 3.Prospecting methods

      4. 4.Term of licence

      5. 5.Right of Licensee to determine licence

      6. 6.Payment of consideration for licence

      7. 7.Commencement, abandonment and plugging of wells

      8. 8.Distance of wells from boundaries of exploration area

      9. 9.Avoidance of harmful methods of working

      10. 10.Fishing and navigation

      11. 11.Safety, health and welfare of employees

      12. 12.Licensee to keep records

      13. 13.Returns

      14. 14.Licensee to keep samples

      15. 15.Reports to be treated as confidential

      16. 16.Power to inspect records

      17. 17.Rights of access

      18. 18.Power to execute works

      19. 19.Indemnity against third party claims

      20. 20.Agreement not to assign

      21. 21.Power of revocation

      22. 22.Arbitration

  13. Explanatory Note

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