The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010 (2018 Amendment)

Last updated: 15 February 2022

Oil refineries, as included in the EU Emissions Trading System, must have a greenhouse gas emissions permit from the Environmental Agency, Scottish Environmental Agency, or Northern Ireland Environmental Agency. 


This includes VOCs (and methane) emitted from storage and handling facilities, oil/water separation systems, other vents, flare systems, etc. 


The government issued a guidance note for inventory reporting, in line with the regulation. 

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