A security firm which worked at Shell's Corrib gas project has sought protecton from its creditors after a slump in its business.
Fresh figures have revealed Shell’s Corrib gas field is generating sales of more than €1.2million a day.
Bibby Offshore has started work on a second contract for oil major Shell at its Corrib gas field, offshore Ireland.
The final of six wells at Shell's Corrib project on the West cost of Ireland has now been brought online.
Oil major Shell has been fined €1,000 and told to pay €15,000 in legal costs for causing noise and light pollution from a gas flare at its Corrib gas terminal.
Oil major Shell will appear before Dublin’s Metropolitan District Court in September after it was sent a summons from the Environmental Protection Agency.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Ireland said it will prosecute oil major Shell E&P Ireland over an alleged breach of its emission licence at the Corrib gas refinery in Mayo.
The Irish Government is said to be seeking tenders to monitor the Corrib gas pipeline on behalf of its Department on Energy.
Oil major Shell’s Corrib gas project was officially opened in Co Mayo yesterday by the Minister of State for Natural Resources.
Filings from the Companies Registration Office in Ireland have shown that Norwegian operator Statoil injected €150million into the Corrib gas gield, according to reports. The company owns a 36.5% stake in the field off the West of Ireland, while Shell owns a 45% stake and Vermilion owns 18.5%.
Statoil has welcomed first gas from the Corrib field after the Irish Government gave oil major Shell and its partners the final go-ahead. The Norwegian operator said the output from the Corrib field would be an important addition to Statoil’s international production portfolio. It comes after the Minister for Communication, Energy and Natural Resources gave consent for the pipeline, subject to 20 conditions related to environmental management, operation, control and monitoring.
Oil major Shell has been given final approval by the Irish Government to operate the Corrib gas pipeline and terminal, according to reports.