Licensing rounds awarded by the Petroleum Affairs Division (PAD) in the Irish Atlantic Margin. The 2015 licensing round includes three regions. The Irish Atlantic Margin geographic coverage includes foreshore and offshore waters in what is known as the Currently Designated Irish Continental Shelf. Licensing awarded in 2015. PAD awarded licences to oil and gas exploration companies via licensing options upon application. The role in the Petroleum Affairs Division is to maximise the benefits to the State from exploration for and production (E%amp;P) of indigenous oil and gas resources. In doing this PAD ensure that activities are conducted with due regard to their impact on the environment and other land/sea users through appropriate licensing.

Data Resources (6)

SHP
2018-07-18
available as shp
CSV
2018-07-18
available as CSV
KML
2018-07-18
available as KML
WMS
2018-07-18
available as WMS
GML
2018-07-18
available as GML
JSON
2018-07-18
available as JSON

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Theme Energy
Date dataset released 2016-04-30
Date dataset updated 2017-12-14
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
Rights notes ['Creative Commons Licence conditions apply', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license', 'https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/', 'license']
Update frequency Annual
Language English
Landing Page http://atlas.marine.ie/arcgis/services/EnergyResourcesInfrastructure/MapServer/WMSServer?REQUEST=GetMap&SERVICE=WMS&LAYERS=3&VERSION=1.3.0&FORMAT=image/png&CRS=CRS:84&BBOX=-20,48,-6.5,57&WIDTH=1000&HEIGHT=1000&STYLES=default
Geographic coverage in GeoJSON format {"type":"Polygon","coordinates":[[[-25.0008, 46.8333],[-25.0008, 57.3666], [-5.2723, 57.3666], [-5.2723, 46.8333], [-25.0008, 46.8333]]]}
Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
Vertical Extent {"maxVerticalExtent": "-50", "verticalDomainName": "sea level", "minVerticalExtent": "-400"}
Provenance information Data published by PAD, available from the Spatial Data Downloads and used in Ireland's Marine Atlas.
Period of time covered (begin) 2015-01-01
Period of time covered (end) 2015-12-31