SEPIL response to High Court ruling

An Artist’s View of Corrib


The construction sites for the Corrib gas project in North Mayo are not where you would expect to find a working artist. For the last eighteen months the painter Richard Hearns, has been working on a series of canvases which was commissioned by Shell E&P Ireland Limited. A selection of his artwork is included in the 2015 Corrib project calendar.

Waste awareness tops agenda at Corrib Gas Project


The promotion of waste management was top of the agenda for employees at one of the largest constructions sites in Ireland last week as Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL) held its second annual ‘Waste Awareness Week’ on the Corrib Gas Project.

Corrib wells ready to flow


First Gas from the Corrib Gas Project took another step closer this week following confirmation from Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL) that the ‘Ocean Guardian’ drilling rig has successfully completed its work on the ‘P6’ well at the Corrib gas field.

Shell welcomes GSOC investigation report findings


Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL) welcomes the findings of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) investigation, which found that there was no substance to the allegations made by OSSL against members of An Garda Síochána with respect to dealings with our company.

Shell Pro-Am basks in glorious sunshine at Carne


Golfers travelled from far and wide to compete in this year’s Shell Pro-Am at Carne Golf Links, Belmullet. Always a popular event in the golfing calendar, 52 teams took up the challenge at the spectacular Eddie Hackett designed golf-links. The weather held up its part of the bargain and adjectives like “fantastic”, “amazing” and “wonderful” echoed around the clubhouse as golfers retired to the 19th on Sunday evening.

Shell hosts global "Safety Day" on Corrib Gas Project


Over 600 staff working on the Corrib Gas Project visited a pop-up marketplace and were able to participate in hands-on demonstrations and lively discussions as part of Shell’s global ‘Safety Day’ recently. Representatives from a number of external agencies were on hand to give advice, including the Road Safety Authority on safe driving – which is a key risk for everyone working on the project.

SEPIL response to High Court ruling


Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL) welcomes today’s High Court ruling confirming that the Environmental Protection Agency’s amendment to our licence earlier this year successfully brought it into conformity with the EU’s Industrial Emissions Directive.

Corrib’s 2014 offshore works programme will boost Donegal jobs


The commencement of this summer’s offshore works programme at the Corrib gas field is providing a welcome boost to Killybegs and has led to increased flights and passangers through Donegal Airport. Shell E&P Ireland Limited will be investing more than €50m on this year’s offshore programme to ensure the Corrib wells are ready to flow gas in 2015.

Longest tunnel in Ireland reaches its destination


The longest tunnel ever built in Ireland has just been completed in Co. Mayo. The 4.9km tunnel, (which is 300m longer than Dublin’s Port Tunnel) has been under construction since January 2013. The tunnel runs under Sruwaddacon Bay, a special area of conservation (SAC) and will house a key onshore section of the Corrib gas pipeline. The tunnel will be used to connect the previously laid 83km offshore pipeline from the Corrib Field to the Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Processing Terminal.

Local students visit Corrib as part of Engineers Week


‘Engineering is not just a job; it is a fascinating career that can take you anywhere in the world!’ That was the message from Bellanaboy this week as Shell E&P Ireland Limited (SEPIL) hosted a group of secondary school students as part of national Engineers Week.

SEPIL support St Vincent De Paul


An urgent appeal has been made to the public by the chairman of the Belmullet St Vincent De Paul Society to continue to support charitable organisations in the work they do to help the less well off in society.