Corrib Onshore Gas Pipeline


Corrib Onshore Gas Pipeline

Shell E&P Ireland Ltd. (SEPIL)

SEPIL appointed RPS to find a modified route for the Corrib Onshore Pipeline in consultation with the local community and other relevant stakeholders.

RPS' brief in terms of stakeholder engagement on this project included:

Management of a public consultation and information process (over an 18 month period) which gathered local input in relation to route selection criteria and feedback on identified route options as these emerged during the route development process

Hosting of a number of public information events, structured consultation meetings with members of the local community and private meetings with groups and individuals from the local community

Direct liaison with affected landowners and residents

Production and distribution of project consultation and information brochures

Management of a dedicated project website and contact line

Consultation with relevant statutory bodies on project progress and key areas of concern for these bodies

Public relations management

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.