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Progress on the Corrib gas project is satisfactory with the final phase – the construction of the onshore pipeline between Glengad and the Bellanaboy Bridge gas terminal - well under way, according to an update from Shell E&P Ireland Limited.
Terry Nolan, managing director of Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL), is to retire at the end of 2011, it has been announced.
Dear Minister Pat Rabbitte,
Representatives of Shell to Sea and the Rossport Solidarity Camp have declined an invitation by local gardaí to a meeting to discuss “policing concerns” in relation to the Corrib gas project.
Shell to Sea has criticised a decision by Minister for Energy Pat Carey to sign consents for the last section of the Corrib gas pipeline on the day of the General Election. Permission has been granted for the construction of a gas pipeline from the Corrib gas field subsea facilities to the Corrib gas terminal at Bellanaboy and for an approval of an addendum to the Plan of Development for the Corrib gas field development.
Shell E&P Ireland have been granted a four-month extension by an Bord Pleanála to the previous deadline of February 5 for the submission of further information in relation to the onshore pipeline in Erris. The deadline has now been extended to May 31 to allow Shell more time to submit information which the Board requested in a four-page letter to Shell last November.
Following a week fraught with continuing tension between protesters and Shell E & P Ireland and the undertaking of a hunger strike by Maura Harrington, a resolve in the contentious issue may have been attained when at lunch time Thursday SEPIL released a statement in which it confirmed that “the Solitaire will leave Killybegs today for a UK port where deep water berthing facilities are available”.
The long rumbling saga of the Corrib gas project was given some fresh impetus yesterday when Minister of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs Éamon Ó Cuív along with Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resource Éamon Ryan announced a new initiative to resolve the issue.
2008 hasn’t been the happiest year on record.
Five wells needed to supply the Corrib gas terminal at Bellanaboy have been completed and made ready for production. Completion work on the wells was finalised on December 10 by the Sedco 711 drilling rig which has been operating at the Corrib field since early May.