Environmental Protection

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Environmental Protection

THE OFFSHORE COMBUSTION INSTALLATIONS (PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF POLLUTION) REGULATIONS 2001

FORM OF PUBLIC NOTICE

In accordance with the requirements of the Offshore Combustion Installations (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Regulations 2001, Apache North Sea Limited has applied to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry for a permit to operate a combustion installation at the Forties Alpha field.

As required under regulation 7(1), copies of the application may be obtained on request either by

e-mail (environmentalmanagementteam@dti.gsi.gov.uk), telephone (01224 254054), by fax (01224 254019), or in writing to the address below.

Individuals wishing to comment on the application have until 11 March 2005 to make representations to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, in the form of an e-mail, facsimile or letter quoting reference Forties Alpha PPC2 Application and addressed to:

The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry

FAO Cara Noble (Senior Administrator), Environmental Management Team, Licensing and Consents Unit (Offshore Environment), 4th Floor, Atholl House, 86-88 Guild Street, Aberdeen AB11 6AR.

EMT@dti.gsi.gov.uk

Fax number: (01224) 254019