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Shell claims majority of local community supports Corrib Gas project

By John Donovan

An interesting Financial Times article was published this evening under the headline: €800m pumped into Irish pipeline project

Referring to the hugely controversial Shell led Corrib Gas consortium, Michael Crothers, the new MD of Shell E&P Ireland, concedes that Shell could have done a better job of engaging with the local community when it started working on the project a decade ago. He says it has done a much better job in the past five years and claims that the community is now “largely behind the project…” read more

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Shell says Corrib to provide 60% of gas needs

Monday, 13 February 2012

The partnership behind the Corrib Gas project is to invest another €800m to bring it to completion between now and late 2014.

Shell E&P Ireland claims the investment will sustain 700 direct jobs and 750 indirect jobs in that period. It says when complete the project will supply 60% of Ireland’s gas needs.

The controversial project has been under construction since 2004 and trenchant opposition from groups opposed to the project has kept it in the headlines since. read more

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