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Shell to Sea protesters block trucks en route to compound

Protesters waving signs saying “Shell Destroys Communities and Environment” and “Harmful to Local Community” blocked trucks drawing material to a Shell tunnelling compound at Aughoose. Partners Shell, Statoil and Canadian-owned Vermilion are now 10 years behind the initial target to start generating revenues from the field.

Saturday, February 02, 2013

A group of environmental activists have staged a protest against oil and gas giant Shell today.

The organisation Shell to Sea, which has overseen a long-running campaign against the global energy firm over its plans for a major gas project in Co Mayo, described its latest profit announcement as “obscene”.

Shell revealed it made €19.6bn in profits during 2012. Campaign spokesman Terence Conway said it was clear communities were being exploited for corporate interests. read more

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Shell Corrib Project $2.2 billion overbudget and delayed by 12 years

Shell Ireland has received a fresh cash injection of €125m from its parent to deal with the spiralling costs of the Corrib gas field project. Gas was originally expected to flow from the Mayo field in 2003, resulting in the project likely to be 12 years behind the original schedule, and the outlay on developing the field could be four times the initial estimate of €800m at over €3bn.

Corrib gas firm gets €125m as costs rise

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

By Gordon Deegan

Shell Ireland has received a fresh cash injection of €125m from its parent to deal with the spiralling costs of the Corrib gas field project.

Documents filed with the Companies Registration Office confirm the additional monies as Shell Ireland confirmed yesterday that the current work on the 5km on-shore subterranean gas pipeline will take 15 months to complete.

The Corrib gas partners, Shell, Statoil and Canadian-owned Vermilion are now 10 years behind the initial target to start generating revenues from the field, with Shell expecting gas to finally flow in late 2014-early 2015. read more

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