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Horse Hill request for information

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Dear Oil and Gas Authority,

I would like to request the following:

1. Copies of communications (including WONS communications and notifications) between OGA and Horse Hill Developments Limited or UK Oil & Gas Plc for periods: 1st March to 15 April and 1st June to 15 July 2018.

2. Data on borehole pressure (top hole and downhole) for periods: 1st March to 15 April and 1st June to 15 July 2018, and especially during all operations of water injection, re-injection, acid swabbing, acid matrix injection and stimulation.

3. Dates of all operations of water injection, re-injection, acid swabbing, acid matrix injection and stimulation since 1st March 2018.

4. Data on borehole pressure (top hole and downhole) during oil production for periods: 1st March to 15 April and 1st June to 15 July 2018.

5. Dates of inspections, site visits and/or meetings with HHDL or UKOG since 1st March 2018, as well as corresponding notes, reports and/or minutes.

Yours faithfully,

Ada Zaffina

Dear Oil and Gas Authority,

You have not replied to my FOI request "Horse Hill request for information" promptly, as normally required by law.

Can you please provide an answer to my questions today.

Yours faithfully,

Ada Zaffina

OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

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Dear Ms Zaffina,

Please find attached a letter from the OGA indicating that the time limit for responding to your request needs to be extended.

Yours sincerely

FOI Requests

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OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

Dear Ms Zaffina,

Further to our previous communications regarding your Freedom of Information request, please accept our apologies that we have not replied by now.

The case still requires further consideration.

We aim to provide a response within the next two weeks.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Officer.

Oil and Gas Authority is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 09666504 and VAT registered number 249433979. Our registered office is at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 3HF.

For information about how we process data and monitor communications please see our Privacy Statement and for terms of use please see our Terms and Conditions, both available on our website.

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OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

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Dear Ms Zaffina,

Please find attached a response from the OGA to your FOI request.

Yours sincerely

FOI Requests

Oil and Gas Authority is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 09666504 and VAT registered number 249433979. Our registered office is at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 3HF. For information about how we process data and monitor communications please see our Privacy Statement and for terms of use please see our Terms and Conditions, both available on our website.

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Dear OGA FOI requests,

Further to the above request, could you please also supply copies of correspondence between the OGA and HHDL/UKOG or their representatives between 15 April and 1 June between? I would also like to request a copy of the application by HHDL to OGA dated 19 March 2018.

Yours sincerely,

Ada Zaffina

OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

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Dear Ms Zaffina,

Please find attached a response from the OGA to your FOI request.

Yours sincerely

FOI Requests

Oil and Gas Authority is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 09666504 and VAT registered number 249433979. Our registered office is at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 3HF. For information about how we process data and monitor communications please see our Privacy Statement and for terms of use please see our Terms and Conditions, both available on our website.

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Dear OGA FOI requests,

You write in FOI response Ref. FOI-2019-0032: "Please find attached the applications dated 19 March 2018", however the document you supply are not the application dated 29 March 2018. They are instead supplemental information files:
- Extended Well Test Application - Supplemental Information
- Re-Completion Application - Supplemental Information

According to the consents granted to HHDL on June 14th 2018, both above supplemental information files were dated 10 April 2018.

Can I please request HHDL's application dated 19 March 2018?

Yours sincerely,

Ada Zaffina

OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

Dear Ms Zaffina,

Thank you for your email of 15 June.

As this is an expression of dissatisfaction, we will be treating it as an internal review, in line with the relevant ICO guidance.

Although there is no legal requirement on timelines for Internal Reviews, we aim to respond within the same 20 working day timeline as an ordinary FOI request.

Yours sincerely,

OGA FOI Officer.

Oil and Gas Authority is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 09666504 and VAT registered number 249433979. Our registered office is at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 3HF. For information about how we process data and monitor communications please see our Privacy Statement and for terms of use please see our Terms and Conditions, both available on our website.

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Dear OGA FOI requests,

Can you please clarify when I can expect a response?

Yours sincerely,

Ada Zaffina

OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

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Dear Ms Zaffina

Please find attached a letter describing the outcome of the OGA's Internal Review and relevant attachments.

Yours sincerely

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Dear OGA FOI requests,

Thank you for sending me the EWT and recompletion applications.

I don’t understand why the start dates are redacted. This is not commercially sensitive information, but key to understanding the timescales of operations and potential correlations with the Newdigate tremors. Clearly public interest outweighs any commercial sensitivity in this case.

I would like to request the applications with the dates included (not redacted).

Yours sincerely,

Ada Zaffina

OGA FOI requests, Oil and Gas Authority

Dear Ms Zaffina,

Thank you for your email of 6 September.

The reasons for withholding the start dates were covered in paragraphs 2 to 6 of Annex A of the Internal Review response.

However it may be helpful to further clarify that competitors of HHDL would likely be able to use the start dates to calculate the test duration and volumes of hydrocarbons approved during the test, using the start date as a point of reference.

If you remain dissatisfied with the OGA’s internal review response, you should contact the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Manager.

Oil and Gas Authority is a limited company registered in England and Wales with registered number 09666504 and VAT registered number 249433979. Our registered office is at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London, United Kingdom, WC1B 3HF.
For information about how we process data and monitor communications please see our Privacy Statement and for terms of use please see our Terms and Conditions, both available on our website.

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