Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Questions (337)

Michael Moynihan

Question:

337. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources when a new fiscal framework for the exploration and production of oil and gas here will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15181/14]

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Written answers (Question to Communications)

Following a public procurement process, my Department appointed Wood MacKenzie in March of this year to provide expert advice on the fitness for purpose of Ireland's fiscal terms for oil and gas exploration, development and production. It is expected that this work will take two to three months to finalise, will help inform decisions to be taken going forward.

Question No. 338 answered with Question No. 334.