11.10.2017   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

C 340/10


Communication from the French Government concerning Directive 94/22/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the conditions for granting and using authorisations for the prospection, exploration and production of hydrocarbons (1)

Notice concerning a request to extend a concession to extract liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons, designated the ‘Nonville concession’

(Text with EEA relevance)

(2017/C 340/04)

In a request dated 16 December 2016, which was concluded on 13 March 2017, the BridgeOIL SAS company (49 rue Arsène et Louis Lambert, 86100 Châtellerault, France) applied for the extension of its concession to extract conventional liquid and gaseous hydrocarbons, designated the ‘Nonville concession’, located in the territory of the municipalities of Darvault, Nemours, Nonville, and Treuzy-Levelay in the Department of Seine-et-Marne.

The perimeter of the area, with an area of approximately 12,71 km2, is demarcated by the straight lines connecting the vertices defined below:

Vertex

NTF meridian, origin Paris

RGF93 meridian, origin Greenwich

Longitude East

Latitude North

Longitude East

Latitude North

A

0,450 GR

53,670 GR

2°44′30″

48°18′10″

B

0,470 GR

53,670 GR

2°45′34″

48°18′10″

C

0,470 GR

53,680 GR

2°45′34″

48°18′43″

D

0,510 GR

53,680 GR

2°47′44″

48°18′43″

E

0,510 GR

53,650 GR

2°47′44″

48°17′06″

F

0,500 GR

53,650 GR

2°47′12″

48°17′06″

G

0,500 GR

53,627 GR

2°47′12″

48°15′51″

H

0,485 GR

53,627 GR

2°46′23″

48°15′51″

I

0,485 GR

53,622 GR

2°46′23″

48°15′35″

J

0,470 GR

53,622 GR

2°45′34″

48°15′35″

K

0,470 GR

53,624 GR

2°45′34″

48°15′42″

L

0,466 GR

53,624 GR

2°45′21″

48°15′42″

M

0,466 GR

53,627 GR

2°45′21″

48°15′51″

N

0,429 GR

53,627 GR

2°43′22″

48°15′51″

O

0,429 GR

53,634 GR

2°43′22″

48°16′14″

P

0,421 GR

53,634 GR

2°42′56″

48°16′14″

Q

0,421 GR

53,646 GR

2°42′56″

48°16′53″

R

0,428 GR

53,646 GR

2°43′18″

48°16′53″

S

0,428 GR

53,649 GR

2°43′18″

48°17′03″

T

0,432 GR

53,649 GR

2°43′31″

48°17′03″

U

0,432 GR

53,653 GR

2°43′31″

48°17′16″

V

0,435 GR

53,653 GR

2°43′41″

48°17′16″

W

0,435 GR

53,655 GR

2°43′41″

48°17′22″

X

0,450 GR

53,655 GR

2°44′30″

48°17′22″

Submission of applications and criteria for awarding rights

The initial applicants and competing applicants must prove that they meet the requirements for obtaining the licence, as specified in Articles 4 and 5 of Decree No 2006-648 of 2 June 2006 concerning mining rights and underground storage rights (Official Journal of the French Republic, 3 June 2006).

Interested companies may, within 90 days of the publication of this notice, submit a competing application in accordance with the procedure summarised in the ‘Notice regarding the granting of mining rights for hydrocarbons in France’, published in the Official Journal of the European Communities C 374 of 30 December 1994, page 11, and established by Decree No 2006-648 of 2 June 2006, mentioned above.

Competing applications must be sent to the Ministry for Ecological and Inclusive Transition at the address given below. Decisions on the initial application and competing applications will be taken by 27 January 2020 at the latest.

Conditions and requirements regarding performance of the activity and cessation thereof

Applicants are referred to Articles L161-1 and L161-2 of the French Mining Code, and to Decree No 2006-649 of 2 June 2006 on mining and underground storage operations and the regulations governing mining and underground storage (Official Journal of the French Republic, 3 June 2006).

Further information can be obtained from the Office of Subsoil Energy Resources at the Ministry for Ecological and Inclusive Transition (Tour Séquoia, 1 place Carpeaux, 92800 Puteaux, France, tel. +33 140819527).

The abovementioned laws and regulations can be consulted on the Légifrance website: http://www.legifrance.gouv.fr


(1)  OJ L 164, 30.6.1994, p. 3.