Beach Energy marine discharge consent application
Beach Energy Resources NZ (Holdings) Limited (“Beach Energy”) has lodged a marine discharge consent application.
The application, lodged on 25 March 2020, is for the discharge of trace amounts of harmful substances from deck drains of a Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) as offshore processing drainage (OPD).
The MODU will be used to drill exploration and appraisal wells in the Canterbury Basin within Petroleum Exploration Permit (PEP) area PEP38264. The duration of the consent sought is until November 2029.
This application relates only to the discharge of trace amounts of harmful substances, from the deck drains of any MODU used. No other activities related to the applicant’s exploration programme are the subject of this application.
The application for marine discharge consent is now open for submission, and the public can make submissions on the application until 5.00 pm on Monday 6 July 2020.
This page has information about Beach Energy’s application for marine discharge consent and includes the application documents.
View information about how to make a submission on Beach Energy's application.
View information about the Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed to decide the application.
This page has contact information for the Beach Energy marine discharge consent application team.