OMV GSB Limited

OMV GSB Limited have lodged a marine discharge consent application.

The application, lodged on 14 February 2019, is for the discharge of trace amounts of harmful substances from deck drains of a Mobile Offshore Drilling unit, as offshore processing drainage.

The discharge will take place within Petroleum Exploration Permit (PEP) area PEP50119 within the Great South Basin, offshore Otago. The duration of the consent is sought to the end of 2030.

Latest update 20 June 2019

DMC Minute 1 and updated Hearing Procedures

On 20 June 2019, the DMC issued Minute 1 in relation to commissioning an independent report and changes to the timetable in the Hearing Procedures. The Hearing Procedures set out the rules and timeframes by which the hearing process will run.

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Read the updated Hearing Procedures 

Analysis of Submissions - 12 June 2019

The Analysis of Submissions report is now available.

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Submissions available to view - 7 June 2019

Submissions closed on Monday 27 May 2019 at 5pm. We received 266 submissions on the OMV GSB marine discharge consent application.

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The application

Learn more about OMV GSB's application for marine discharge consent and view the application documents.

Decision makers and procedures

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View the submissions and public notice for OMV GSB's application for marine discharge consent.

Contact the OMV team

Contact information for OMV GSB's marine discharge consent application.

Reports and advice

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Correspondence to and from the DMC

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