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The Petroleum (Production) (Landward Areas) Regulations 1991

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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.Applications for exploration licences

  8. 7.Applications for supplementary seismic survey licences

  9. 8.Applications for appraisal and development licences

  10. 9.Form of licences

  11. 10.Fees

  12. 11.Plurality of licences

  13. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 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 the expression “low water line” means the...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MODEL CLAUSES FOR EXPLORATION LICENCES IN LANDWARD AREAS

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Right to search and bore for petroleum and get petroleum in the course of exploration

      3. 3.Term of licence

      4. 4.Right of Licensee to determine licence or surrender part of licensed area

      5. 5.Consequences of determination or surrender by Licensee

      6. 6.Automatic termination of licence

      7. 7.Payment of consideration for licence

      8. 8.Working obligations

      9. 9.Short term and extended testing

      10. 10.Commencement and abandonment and plugging of wells

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

      12. 12.Further controls on wells

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

      14. 14.Avoidance of harmful methods of working

      15. 15.Fishing and navigation

      16. 16.Appointment of operators

      17. 17.Training

      18. 18.Licensee to keep records

      19. 19.Returns

      20. 20.Licensee to keep samples

      21. 21.Reports to be treated as confidential

      22. 22.Inspection of records etc.

      23. 23.Rights of access

      24. 24.Power to execute works

      25. 25.Indemnity against third party claims

      26. 26.Advertisements, prospectuses etc.

      27. 27.Agreement not to assign

      28. 28.Power of revocation

      29. 29.Arbitration

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MODEL CLAUSES FOR SUPPLEMENTARY SEISMIC SURVEY LICENCES IN LANDWARD AREAS

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Right to search for petroleum by undertaking seismic surveys

      3. 3.Term of licence

      4. 4.Automatic termination of licence

      5. 5.Payment of consideration for licence

      6. 6.Seismic surveys

      7. 7.Licensee to keep records

      8. 8.Returns

      9. 9.Reports to be treated as confidential

      10. 10.Power to inspect records

      11. 11.Indemnity against third party claims

      12. 12.Agreement not to assign

      13. 13.Power of revocation

      14. 14.Arbitration

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      MODEL CLAUSES FOR APPRAISAL LICENCES IN LANDWARD AREAS

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Right to search and bore for petroleum and get petroleum in the course of appraisal

      3. 3.Term of licence

      4. 4.Extension or further extension of term

      5. 5.Right of Licensee to determine licence or surrender part of licensed area

      6. 6.Consequences of determination or surrender by Licensee

      7. 7.Payment of consideration for licence

      8. 8.Royalty payments

      9. 9.Provisions supplementary to clause 8

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

      11. 11.Keeping of accounts

      12. 12.Working obligations

      13. 13.Appraisal production

      14. 14.Commencement and abandonment and plugging of wells

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

      16. 16.Further controls on wells

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

      18. 18.Avoidance of harmful methods of working

      19. 19.Appointment of Operators

      20. 20.Fishing and navigation

      21. 21.Training

      22. 22.Licensee to keep records

      23. 23.Returns

      24. 24.Licensee to keep samples

      25. 25.Reports to be treated as confidential

      26. 26.Inspection of records etc.

      27. 27.Rights of access

      28. 28.Power to execute works

      29. 29.Right of distress

      30. 29.If and whenever any of the payments mentioned in clause...

      31. 30.Indemnity against third party claims

      32. 31.Advertisements, prospectuses etc.

      33. 32.Restrictions on assignments etc.

      34. 33.Power of revocation

      35. 34.Arbitration

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      MODEL CLAUSES FOR DEVELOPMENT LICENCES IN LANDWARD AREAS

      1. 1.Interpretation

      2. 2.Right to search and bore for and get petroleum

      3. 3.Term of licence

      4. 4.Extension or further extension of term

      5. 5.Right of Licensee to determine licence or surrender part of licensed area

      6. 6.Consequences of determination or surrender by Licensee

      7. 7.Payment of consideration for licence

      8. 8.Royalty payments

      9. 9.Provisions supplementary to clause 8

      10. 10.Deliveries of petroleum in place of royalties

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

      12. 12.Keeping of accounts

      13. 13.Development and production programmes

      14. 14.Provisions supplementary to clause 13

      15. 15.Commencement and abandonment and plugging of wells

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

      17. 17.Control of development wells

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

      19. 19.Avoidance of harmful methods of working

      20. 20.Appointment of operators

      21. 21.Fishing and navigation

      22. 22.Training

      23. 23.Unit development

      24. 24.Licensee to keep records

      25. 25.Returns

      26. 26.Licensee to keep samples

      27. 27.Reports to be treated as confidential

      28. 28.Inspection of records etc.

      29. 29.Rights of access

      30. 30.Power to execute works

      31. 31.Right of distress

      32. 31.If and whenever any of the payments mentioned in clause...

      33. 32.Indemnity against third party claims

      34. 33.Advertisements, prospectuses etc.

      35. 34.Restrictions on assignments etc.

      36. 35.Power of revocation

      37. 36.Arbitration

  14. Explanatory Note

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