1 Citation and commencement

This order may be cited as the Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) (No 2) Order 2002 and shall come into force on 21st October 2002.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 21 October 2002: see above.

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2 Establishment of safety zones

2Establishment of safety zones

A safety zone is hereby established around each installation specified in column 1 of the Schedule hereto (being an installation stationed in waters to which subsection (7) of section 21 of the Act applies) having a radius of five hundred metres from the point as respects that installation which has the co-ordinates of latitude and longitude according to European Datum (1950) specified in columns 2 and 3 of the Schedule.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 21 October 2002: see art 1.

3 Removal of safety zone

3Removal of safety zone

In Schedule 1 to the Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Order 1997, the entry relating to Moira Wellhead is deleted.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 21 October 2002: see art 1.

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Signature

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Nick Brown

Minister of State,

Department for Work and Pensions

24th September 2002

SCHEDULE Safety Zones

SCHEDULE  Safety Zones Article 2
(1)
Name or other designation of the offshore installation
(2)
Latitude North
(3)
Longitude
Caledonia Wellhead, Block 16/26, Caledonia Field58° 6.17'01° 8.67' E
Madoes Production Manifold, Block 22/23b, ETAP Field57° 10.13'01° 26.02' E
Mirren East Production Well, Block 22/25b, ETAP Field57° 18.5'00° 54.66' E
Mirren West Production Well, Block 22/25b, ETAP Field57° 18.06'01° 52.04' E
Galley G6 Well and Tree, Block 15/23a, Galley Field58° 15.75'00° 31.06' E
DC3 Manifold, Block 21/24, Guillemot West­Western Extension Project57° 10.18'00° 41.15' E
Well 21/24 T1Z, Block 21/24, Guillemot West­Western Extension Project57° 10.16'00° 41.14' E
Well 21/24 T2Y, Block 21/24, Guillemot West­Western Extension Project57° 10.21'00° 41.14' E
Maclure Subsea Tree, Block 9/19, Maclure Field59° 22.101'01° 36.386' E
Drill Centre 2 (DC2), Block 211/13a, Penguins Field61° 37.783'01° 29.779' E
Drill Centre 3 (DC3), Block 211/13a, Penguins Field61° 36.479'01° 32.888' E
Drill Centre 4 (DC4), Block 211/13a, Penguins Field61° 33.889'01° 36.411' E
Drill Centre 5 (DC5), Block 211/13a, Penguins Field61° 31.825'01° 39.631' E
Scoter Drill Centre, Block 22/30a, Scoter Field57° 08.085'01° 59.388' E
Claw Drill Centre, Block 204/20, Shiehallion Field60° 21.108'04° 10.863' W
Tullich North, Block 9/23a, Tullich Field59° 19.040'01° 33.284' E
Tullich South, Block 9/23a, Tullich Field59° 18.528'01° 34.531' E
Wells WH1 and WH2, Block 42/28b, Whittle Field54° 06.618'00° 32.578' E
Wollaston Well, Block 42/28a, Wollaston Field54° 06.865'00° 27.686' E
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 21 October 2002: see art 1.

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the order)

This order establishes, under section 22 of the Petroleum Act 1987, safety zones having a radius of 500 metres from the specified point around each installation specified in the Schedule to this order and stationed in waters to which section 21(7) of that Act applies (these include territorial waters and waters in areas designated under section 1(7) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964 (c 29)) (article 2).

Vessels, which for this purpose include hovercraft, submersible apparatus and installations in transit, are prohibited from entering or remaining in a safety zone except with the consent of the Health and Safety Executive or in accordance with regulations made under section 23(1) of the Act (currently the Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Regulations 1987/1331).

This order removes the safety zone around Moira Wellhead by deleting the entry relating to it in Schedule 1 to the Offshore Installations (Safety Zones) Order 1997/735 (article 3).

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