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Venture Production (North Sea Developments) Ltd

PETROLEUM ACT 1998

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR A SUBMARINE PIPELINE WORKS AUTHORISATION

Venture Production (North Sea Developments) Ltd hereby gives notice on behalf of itself & Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited, in accordance with the provisions of Part I of Schedule 2 to the Petroleum Act 1998 that it has made an application to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry for the grant of an authorisation for the construction and use of a pipeline bundle system between the Kittiwake platform and the Goosander well 21/12-3.

Maps delineating the route of the proposed pipeline bundle system and providing certain further information may be inspected free of charge at the places listed in the Schedule to this notice from 10am to 4pm on each weekday from the date that this notice is published until the date mentioned in the next paragraph of this notice.

Pursuant to a direction of the Secretary of State, representations with respect to the application may be made in writing and addressed to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry at the Department of Trade and Industry, ERDU-LED, Atholl House, 86-88 Guild Street, Aberdeen AB11 6AR (marked FAO Mr Kevin Clarke, Offshore Pipeline Authorisations) not later than 2 May 2006 and should bear the reference "RDBC/001/00271C" and state the grounds upon which the representations are made.

Brian Hobden, Company Secretary

Venture Production (North Sea Developments) Ltd, Kings Close, 62 Huntly Street, Aberdeen AB10 1RS

SCHEDULE TO THE NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION PLACES WHERE A MAP OR MAPS MAY BE INSPECTED

Venture Production (North Sea Developments) Ltd

Kings Close

62 Huntly Street

Aberdeen

AB10 1RS

Department of Trade & Industry

Energy Group

3rd Floor, Atholl House

86-88 Guild Street

Aberdeen

AB11 6AR

Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency

Room 526

Pentland House

47 Robb's Loan

Edinburgh

EH14 1TW

Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency

Old Harbour Buildings

Scrabster

Caithness

KW14 7UJ

Orkney Fisheries Association

5 Ferry Terminal Building

Kirkwall

Orkney

KW15 1HU

Fishery Office

Alexandra Buildings

Lerwick

Shetland

Fishery Office

22 East Shore

Pittenweem

Fife

Scottish Fishermen's Federation

24 Rubislaw Terrace

Aberdeen

AB10 1XE

Fishery Office

Suite 3-5

Douglas Centre

March Road

Buckie

AB56 4BT

Fishery Office

Suite 4, 9th Floor

Salvesen Tower

Blaikies Quay

Aberdeen

AB11 5PW

Fishery Office

Keith House

Seagate

Peterhead

AB4 6JP

Fishery Office

121 Shore Street

Fraserburgh

AB43 9BR

Highlands and Islands Fishermen's Association

Tigh Dreag

North Erriadale

Gairloch

Ross-shire

IV21 2DS

National Federation of Fishermens' Organisations

Marsden Road

Fish Docks

Grimsby

South Humberside

DN31 3SG

Fishery Office

1 Marine Parade

Eyemouth

TD15 5HR

Fishery Office Kirkwall

Terminal Building

East Pier

Kirkwall

KW15 1HU

4 April 2006.