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Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) Additional Fees

29 September 2016

Allow for the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to charge fees when someone applies to it for a licence or wants its consent or authorisation in relation to certain activities and matters.
What is the new legislation: Oil and Gas Authority (Fees) Regulations SI 2016/904
What is the amended legislation: New legislation
Who does this affect: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
When does this change take place: 1st October 2016
A licensee must pay a fee when they apply to the OGA for consent to a:

  • carbon dioxide storage proposal;
  • development and production programme; or
  • development plan.

A person must pay a fee when they apply to the OGA for a:

  • consent to a pipeline deposit proposal;
  • pipeline works authorisation.

The full text of the Regulations may be found here.
Source: http://www.legislation.gov.uk