Following the Wales Act 2017 Welsh Ministers will take over responsibility for licensing onshore petroleum extraction from the UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) on the 1st October 2018.

How to respond

Consultation ends:
25 September 2018
Consultation launched:

Consultation description

We want your views on our draft policy towards petroleum extraction in Wales and on the evidence that has informed the draft policy.

Consultation documents

Consultation document

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Unconventional Oil and Gas: Community Impacts from Transportation Activities in Wales

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2 MB
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Public Health Wales’ initial view of the available evidence on unconventional oil and gas

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Welsh Government Oil and Gas Evidence Programme: Decommissioning, Site Restoration and Aftercare

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Socio-economic Impact of Unconventional Gas in Wales - Cardiff Business School

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Socio-economic Impact of Unconventional Gas in Wales

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4 MB
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A Study of Potential Unconventional Gas Resource in Wales

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3 MB
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Advice to the Welsh Government on Coalbed Methane (CBM) from the Committee on Climate Change

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Study of the potential impact of onshore Coal Bed Methane production in Wales with regard to environmental, social and economic factors

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3 MB
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How to respond

Submit your comments by 25 September 2018, in any of the following ways:

Online form

Post

Download the response form.

Complete and return to:

Fossil Fuel Policy – Petroleum Consultation
Division of Decarbonisation and Energy
Department for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff,
CF10 3NQ