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The Petroleum (Production) (Landward Areas) Regulations 1995

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application of the Regulations

  5. 4.Applicants for licences

  6. 5.Applications for licences

  7. 6.Applications for petroleum exploration and development licences

  8. 7.(1) Subject to paragraph (5) below, every application for a...

  9. 8.Applications for supplementary seismic survey 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 area 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...

      8. Table 1

      9. Table 2

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN AN APPLICATION FOR A PETROLEUM EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT LICENCE AND SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

      1. 1.Name of each applicant in full(A).

      2. 2.If the application is made by more than one person(B),...

      3. 3.Name of proposed operator.

      4. 4.The reference number of each block in respect of which...

      5. 5.An analysis of the geology of the area to which...

      6. 6.The technical data on which the analysis is based.

      7. 7.The work programme for evaluating the potential petroleum production from...

      8. 8.Evidence of the applicant’s technical and financial capacity to undertake...

      9. 9.An explanation of the way in which the work programme...

      10. 10.In respect of each applicant who is an individual—

      11. 11.In respect of each applicant which is a body corporate(D)—...

      12. 12.Details of the fees which accompany the application.

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MODEL CLAUSES FOR PETROLEUM EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT LICENCES IN LANDWARD AREAS

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

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

      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.Consequences of determination or surrender by licensee

      9. 9.Payment of consideration for licence

      10. 10.Royalty payments

      11. 11.Provisions supplementary to clause 10

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

      13. 13.Keeping of accounts

      14. 14.Working obligations

      15. 15.Development and production programmes

      16. 16.Provisions supplementary to clause 15

      17. 17.Commencement and abandonment and plugging of wells

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

      19. 19.Control of development wells

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

      21. 21.Avoidance of harmful methods of working

      22. 22.Appointment of operators

      23. 23.Fishing and navigation

      24. 24.Training

      25. 25.Unit development

      26. 26.Licensee to keep records

      27. 27.Returns

      28. 28.Licensee to keep samples

      29. 29.Reports to be treated as confidential

      30. 30.Inspection of records, etc.

      31. 31.Rights of access

      32. 32.Power to execute works

      33. 33.Right of distress

      34. 34.If and whenever any of the payments mentioned in clause...

      35. 35.Indemnity against third party claims

      36. 36.Advertisements, prospectuses, etc.

      37. 37.Restrictions on assignment, etc.

      38. 38.Power of revocation

      39. 39.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 METHANE DRAINAGE LICENCES

      1. 1.Interpretation

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

      3. 3.Term of licence

      4. 4.Right of Licensee to determine licence

      5. 5.Payment of consideration for licence

      6. 6.Records

      7. 7.Power to inspect accounts, etc.

      8. 8.Records to be treated as confidential

      9. 9.Notice of commencement and termination of operations

      10. 10.Indemnity against third party claims

      11. 11.Agreement not to assign

      12. 12.Power of revocation

      13. 13.Arbitration

  14. Explanatory Note

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