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Directive 2013/30/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on safety of offshore oil and gas operations and amending Directive 2004/35/EC.

Country/Territory
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Energy, Environment gen., Sea
Keyword
Energy conservation/energy production Business/industry/corporations Natural gas Liability/compensation Polluter pays principle Protection of habitats Data collection/reporting Marine pollution Oil pollution
Abstract

This Directive establishes minimum requirements for preventing major accidents in offshore oil and gas operations and limiting the consequences of such accidents. It lays down general principles of risk management in offshore oil and gas operations as well as safety and environmental considerations relating to licences. The Directive stipulates that Member States shall ensure that the licensee is financially liable for the prevention and remediation of environmental damage.

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References - Legislation

Amends

Directive 2004/35/CE of the European Parliament and of the Council on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Legislation | 2004

Keyword: Polluter pays principle, Liability/compensation, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Sustainable use, Ecosystem preservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Act on research, prevention and remedy of environmental damage - Environmental Damage Law - (No. 1191 of 2016).

Legislation | Denmark | 2008

Keyword: Disasters, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Environmental audit, Inspection, Offences/penalties, Polluter pays principle, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Offshore Safety Act (No. 831 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2005

Keyword: Oil, Transport/storage, Marine pollution, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Authorization/permit, Continental shelf, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Inspection, Internal trade, Liability/compensation, Monitoring, Territorial sea, Data collection/reporting

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Marine Protection Act (No. 116 of 2017).

Legislation | Denmark | 1993

Keyword: Marine pollution, Pollution control, Basic legislation, Protected area, Oil pollution, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Maritime zone, Marine area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Environmental Liability) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 293 of 2015).

Legislation | Ireland | 2015

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Environmental planning, Marine pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Liability (Prevention and Remediation) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (S.R. No. 231 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Marine pollution, Environmental security

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Liability (Prevention and Remediation) (Amendment) Regulations (Wales) 2015 (W.S.I.1394 (W. 138) of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Marine pollution, Environmental security

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Merchant Shipping (Oil Pollution Preparedness, Response and Cooperation Convention) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 386 of 2015).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2015

Keyword: Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Environmental planning, Disasters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Offshore-Mining Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2016

Keyword: Pollution control, Marine pollution, Disasters, Enforcement/compliance, Natural gas, Exploration, Oil, Mining, Continental shelf, Territorial sea, Coastal zone management, Navigation, Marine protected areas, Protected area

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Order No. 909 on readiness at sea pollution from oil and gas installations, pipelines and other platforms.

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Disasters, Environmental planning, Hazardous substances, Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Policy/planning, Pollution control, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Act amending Act on Danish subsoil exploitation (No. 535 of 2015).

Legislation | Denmark | 2015

Keyword: Exploration, Policy/planning, Mining, Natural gas, Data collection/reporting, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Liability/compensation, Pollution control, Risk assessment/management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Legislative Decree No. 145 implementing Directive 2013/30/EU on safety of offshore oil and gas operations and amending Directive 2004/35/EC.

Legislation | Italy | 2015

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Marine pollution, Oil pollution, Public participation, EIA

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Decree on the equipment that must be present in special storages on land, drilling installations, production platforms and vessels, to respond to marine pollution.

Legislation | Italy | 2017

Keyword: Continental shelf, Maritime zone, Marine pollution, Exploration, Mining, Oil, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Real Decreto-Ley Nº 16/2017 - Establece disposiciones de seguridad en la investigación y explotación de hidrocarburos en el medio marino.

Legislation | Spain | 2017

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Business/industry/corporations, Marine pollution, Disasters, Oil pollution, Exploration, Mining, Natural gas, Oil, Pollution control, Maritime zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Real Decreto Nº 1339/2018 - Desarrolla el Real Decreto-Ley Nº 16/2017, que establece disposiciones de seguridad en la investigación y explotación de hidrocarburos en el medio marino.

Legislation | Spain | 2018

Keyword: Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Business/industry/corporations, Marine pollution, Disasters, Oil pollution, Exploration, Mining, Natural gas, Oil, Pollution control, Maritime zone

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environment (Offshore Oil and Gas) Regulations 2015.

Legislation | Gibraltar | 2015

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Business/industry/corporations, Natural gas, Liability/compensation, Polluter pays principle, Protection of habitats, Data collection/reporting, Marine pollution, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 805 of 2015 on Prospection, Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbons

Legislation | Latvia | 2015

Keyword: Minerals, Mining, Exploration, Authorization/permit, Procedural matters, Institution, Royalties/fees, Maritime zone, EEZ-Exclusive Economic Zone, Protection of environment, Environmental standards, Oil, Natural gas, Disasters, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Coal, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Chemicals Act (2015)

Legislation | Estonia | 2015

Keyword: Hazardous substances, Pollution control, Processing/handling, Public health, Environmental standards, Procedural matters, Classification/declassification, Research, Cleaning agents/detergents, Business/industry/corporations, Inspection, Liability/compensation, Basic legislation, Internal trade, International trade, Risk assessment/management, Transport/storage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Law (2015: 280) on reporting of accidents in offshore oil and gas operations outside the European Union.

Legislation | Sweden | 2015

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Business/industry/corporations, Natural gas, Oil, Liability/compensation, Data collection/reporting, Marine pollution, Disasters, Oil pollution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Governance of the Energy Union and Climate Action.

Legislation | 2018

Keyword: Climate change, Pollution control, Air quality/air pollution, Emissions, Ozone layer, Environmental planning, Data collection/reporting, Monitoring, Basic legislation, Energy conservation/energy production, Renewable energy, Bioenergy, Biofuel

Source: FAO, FAOLEX