Block SE69

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SE69

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Map credit:   DECC Habitats Regulations Assessments of 14th Onshore Oil and Gas Licencing Round

SE69 is part of PEDL285
Licence Operator
   INEOS
Partner          INEOS Upstream Ltd

Other blocks in PEDL SE79
Licence type Shale
Commitments New 2d seismic surveying
Drill Or Drop clause 1 well

The licence in this area covers several blocks, including this one. The listed commitments are for the whole licence area, not per block.

Administrative areas covered by licence
North Yorkshire

Parliamentary constituencies and MPs
Richmond (Yorks)    Rishi Sunak  Conservative
Thirsk and Malton    Kevin Hollinrake       Conservative

European areas overlapping with licence block
  North Yorks Moors SPA
North Yorks Moors SAC

European areas outside block which could be adversely affected         No records

Sensitivity concerns     Birds, Vibration effects from nearby drilling

National Park overlapping block           North York Moors National Park

Conditions
Stage B, C and D activities will be prohibited at or near to the surface within the boundaries of all European sites in this block. Stage A activities at or near to the surface will be prohibited in certain sites with potentially sensitive features. Stage A activities, at or near tothe surface, are therefore also prohibited in any overlapping areas of two or more European sites, where such activities are prohibited in at least one of those sites . The sites in which Stage A activities are prohibited are: North York MoorsSPA.

Advice
This block has European sites within it, or within 1km of the block boundary. In general, land within approximately 1km of a European site is considered to be of a potentially sensitive nature (due to its proximity to the European site) such that mitigation and/or alternative siting may be required by authorities further considering HRA issues for specific project-level operations. .- In some instances, bird species that are associated with SPAs and some Ramsar sites may rely on non-designated habitats beyond the European site boundaries, and so could be vulnerable to activities occurring outside the designated site itself. Land within 10kmof an SPA, or a Ramsar site designated for its bird populations, is therefore considered to be of a potentially sensitive nature (due to its proximity to the European site) such that mitigation and/or alternative siting may be required by authorities further considering HRA issues for specific project-level operations. The European sites potentially vulnerable in or near this block are North York Moors SPA.- Some of European site interest features (e.g. birds species; fish; marine mammals) are potentially sensitive to noise or vibration effects associated with Stage A activities (as well as Stage B, C and D activities). Land within approximately 1km of a European site supporting noise or vibration sensitive features is considered to be of a potentially sensitive nature (due to its proximity to the European site) such that mitigation and/or alternative siting may be required by authorities further considering HRA issues for specific project-level operations. The European sites with features potentially vulnerable to this in or near this block are North York Moors SPA.

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