Regulatory Approvals

Regulatory Approvals - Offshore Exploration Drilling Programme

Location

New Zealand

SLR were engaged to undertake the regulatory approvals for offshore exploration drilling programmes in three different petroleum basins in New Zealand.

The regulatory approvals process required the provision of marine consent applications, marine discharge consents, baseline monitoring programme and reports, expert witness provision during hearings, taxonomic identification of macrofauna, marine mammal impact assessments and stakeholder engagement.