Department of Mineral Resources

New geological papers are available.

THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been submitted to the Falkland Islands Government by Premier Oil Exploration and Production Limited in accordance with section 65A of the Offshore Minerals Ordinance 1994.

THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED

Falkland Islands Government has issued a public consultation document covering the taxation regime for oil companies operating in the Falkland Islands and their associated supply chain partners.

THIS CONSULTATION IS NOW CLOSED

An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) has been submitted to the Falkland Islands Government by Premier Oil Exploration and Production Limited.

The Falkland Islands Government has recently developed export guidelines for geological items to try and answer frequently asked questions

The Department of Mineral Resources carried out a public consultation in 2017 on a range of proposed legislative measures applying to the offshore oil and gas industry.

Falkland Islands Government has released a new guidance note covering changes to licensing policy for offshore Production Licences.

Falkland Islands Government notes today’s (12th Feb) press release by Premier Oil stating that the contract it holds with Ocean Rig UDW for drilling operations has been terminated due to operational issues.

A re-drill of the Isobel target, Isobel (Elaine), 30km south of the Sea Lion field, has confirmed an oil discovery.

The Falkland Islands Government welcomes the announcement by Premier Oil and partners that the 14/20-1 ‘Isobel Deep’ exploration well has been declared an oil discovery.