Corrib Gas Pipeline
Shell E & P Ireland Ltd
The Corrib Gas Pipeline approved route includes a 4.9km, 4.0m diameter bored tunnel under Sruwaddacon Bay
The approved route includes a 4.9km tunnel under Sruwaddacon Bay. RPS has been working to reconfigure a new route since being appointed by Shell E&P Ireland Ltd on behalf of the Corrib Partners in 2007.
RPS has undertaken the planning, engineering, Environmental Impact Statement and the local stakeholder communications on the controversial onshore pipeline between the offshore section and the Gas Terminal at Bellanaboy Bridge. RPS has also undertaken the wayleave negotiations with local landowners and provided key technical witnesses at the An Bord Pleanála Oral Hearings in 2009 and 2010.
Construction began in July 2011 and was completed in December 2015. The Corrib Onshore Gas Pipeline won the Engineers Ireland Outstanding Project of the Year Award in 2016.