Pipe-Lines

PETROLEUM ACT 19982008-07-042008-04-182008-07-15TSO (The Stationery Office), St Crispins, Duke Street, Norwich, NR3 1PD, 01603 622211, customer.services@tso.co.uk264901608/2011608/201

Pipe-Lines

Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform

THE OFFSHORE PETROLEUM PRODUCTION AND PIPE-LINES (ASSESSMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS) REGULATIONS 1999 AND PETROLEUM ACT 1998

Pursuant to Regulations 5(8) of the above Regulations, the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform hereby gives notice that being content that the requirements of the above Regulations have been satisfied, consent has been granted to the Operator listed below to the getting of petroleum, the drilling of a well or construction of installations and pipelines. This is subject to the Operators conducting operations in accordance with the relevant environmental statement or any supplementary information provided.

DBERR Number

Operator

Project Title

Quad/ Block

Environmental Statement Received

Date Review Completed

W/4000/2008

Chrysaor Limited

Solan Appraisal Well

205/26a

18 April 2008

4 July 2008

Having regard to the environmental statements prepared in respect of the projects and the comments received from those consulted, the Secretary of State has assessed the project as not likely to have significant effects on the environment and that adequate mitigations of any potential environmental impacts, are presented in the environmental statement.

Further details of the decisions can be viewed on the Oil and Gas Directorate website by clicking on: -

“Environmental statements reviewed” under Decisions, to be found at http://www.og.dti.gov.uk/environment/permits/index.htm.

Alternatively, hard copies of the details of the decisions made can be obtained by e-mailing the Environmental Management Team emt@BERR.gsi.gov.uk