Petroleum Exploration and Development Licence (PEDL) 162 information: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Information requested

Information on the PEDL 162 licence: if it was granted over the period of 20/21.


The answer to your question is that the initial term of PEDL 162 expired on 30 June 2020 and was not extended. The licence was revoked with effect from 1 July 2020.

Information about the licences held in Scotland following devolution of onshore oil and gas licensing powers in February 2018 (including PEDL 162) is available on the Marine Scotland website.

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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