Dáta Foilsithe: 18 May 2021

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Memorandum of Understanding between the Commission for Regulation of Utilities and the GeoScience Regulation Office (GSRO) of the Department for the Environment, Climate and Communications

The CRU and the GeoScience Regulation Office (GSRO) of the Department for the Environment, Climate and Communications have put a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in place regarding cooperation in relation to the respective roles of both bodies. Historically, both bodies have cooperated through several well work safety cases, in addition to other relevant work items.

There are 11 areas of cooperation and coordination between CRU and GSRO outlined in the MoU, viz, Assessment of Petroleum Authorisation; Communication with respect to Petroleum Authorisations; Activity Applications involving Well Work; Safety Case Assessment; Decommissioning of Facilities; Well Abandonment; Incident Investigation; European and International Groups; Sharing of data; FOI; and General Consultation/Liaison Arrangements.

 In acknowledging each other’s respective statutory responsibilities, functions, and duties, both CRU and GSRO will endeavour to liaise closely, particularly in relation to the areas set out above.

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CRU21051 Memorandum of Understanding between the Commission for Regulation of Utilities and the GeoScience Regulation Office (GSRO) of the Department for the Environment, Climate and Communications