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Moment #1

Corrib tunnel breakthrough

Longest tunnel in Ireland reaches its destination – May 2014

The 4.9km tunnel, (which is 300m longer than Dublin’s Port Tunnel) will be used to connect the previously laid 83km offshore pipeline from the Corrib Field to the Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Processing Terminal.

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Moment #2


Corrib wells ready to flow – July 2014

Gas was flared from the Ocean Guardian rig for a 24 hour period confirming the production capacity of the completed ‘P6 well’.  This means that all five Corrib wells required for start-up are now ready to flow.

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Moment #3

Turning the valve to introduce gas from GNI to the Corrib natural gas terminal.

Turning the valve to introduce gas from GNI to the Corrib natural gas terminal.



Gas Introduction at Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Terminal – November 2014

SEPIL Operations safely introduced hydrocarbons to the process facilities at the Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Terminal from Gas Networks Ireland (formerly Bord Gáis Networks). This progression of operations will culminate with the flow of gas from the Corrib field in 2015.

Moment #4

Shell E&P Ireland Corrib Development Biodiversity Action Plan-2

Rupert Thomas, Vice President for Environment for Shell launches the Corrib Development Biodiversity Action Plan 2014-2019.

Positive action plan to protect biodiversity on Corrib Gas Project

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Moment #5

Ireland high capacity broadband

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Michael Crothers, MD SEPIL and Fiona Togher, Social Investment Advisor SEPIL at the launch of Erris Enterprise Week 2014.

Shell invests €750,000 in 132 km broadband superhighway through Mayo & Galway

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2014 Video Highlights from Shell Ireland