Venture Production Files Application for Chestnut Development

Venture Production (North Sea Developments) Limited has applied to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry for consent to drill one well into the Chestnut Field (UKCS block 22/2a), install a 2km flowline on the seabed, and produce oil via a floating production facility to be moored 220km northeast of Aberdeen. In accordance with the above-mentioned Regulations this application is accompanied by the Environmental Statement, which can be downloaded from the web page using the link below. Copies of the Statement may also be obtained from Peter Scott-Wilson, RSK ENSR Environment, 5 Golden Square, Aberdeen AB10 1RD(tel. 01224 624624, fax. 01224 649640).

Members of the public may make representations regarding the application until 13th July 2005 by letter, fax or e-mail to the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry . These should be marked 'Project D/2545/2005' and addressed to Cara Noble (EIA Co-ordinator), DTI, Energy Resources and Development Unit, Atholl House, 86-88 Guild Street Aberdeen AB11 6AR. Fax: 01224 254019. E-mail

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