The Department received a total of 5,703 responses: 2,572 for PLA1/16 and 3,131 for the PLA2/16.
A redacted version of each individual response can be viewed at following the links.
- PLA1/16 Petroleum Licence Application – Consultation Responses
- PLA2/16 Petroleum Licence Application – Consultation Responses
As outlined in the Consultation Overview documents, the two Petroleum Licence Applications were subject to public consultation with a view to informing a recommendation to a future Minister as to whether or not a Petroleum Licence should be awarded to the applicant company. The consultation responses raise numerous issues which the Department needs to consider in detail in order to be able to provide advice to a Minister in due course.