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Ring calls for investigation into how odourless gas entered the network

Fri, Sep 22, 2017

Photo: Enniscrone.ie

This morning Sheel E&P Ireland issued an update on the removal of unodourised gas which entered the Gas Networks Ireland Network from the Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Terminal 

A spokesperson for Shell E&P Ireland said, “Work is ongoing to remove a quantity of un-odourised gas, which entered the Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) network. Flaring is expected to continue today at the Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Terminal to remove the gas in a safe and controlled manner.

“Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL) will continue to update local residents. SEPIL regrets any inconvenience caused by this operational incident. All operations at the Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Terminal continue to operate safely. An internal investigation has commenced and SEPIL is working with the necessary authorities and GNI to resolve this issue as soon as possible.”


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