Corrib Gas Field

Summary Information

  • Operator: Shell
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Atlantic Ocean off the western coast of the Republic of Ireland
  • Production start:
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Corrib will be developed as a subsea production facility with onshore processing
  • Gas will be treated at the Bellanaboy Bridge Gas Terminal
  • The project has been delayed for some years mainly due to lengthy consideration of planning applications both for the terminal and the onshore section of pipeline


  • Technip: Project manage and install an umbilical (84km), a 20” spool piece and three flexible flowlines (1.6 / 1.7 / 2.4km) and five wellhead protection structures and a manifold


  • 1996 - Corrib Gas Field discovered
  • 2005 - Technip awarded umbilical and flowlines contract
  • 2009 - Marathon sold its share to Vermilion Energy Trust
  • 2011 - Permission granted for onshore pipeline



  1. Corrib Gas Project Development
  2. Promising well off Ireland
  3. Marathon Oil Corporation Announces Sale of Its Interest in Corrib Development in Ireland
  4. Technip awarded three contracts for subsea developments in the Norht Sea and offshore Ireland
  5. Vermilion Announces An Bord Pleanala's Approval for the Construction of the Corrib Onshore Pipeline
  6. DOF Subsea has been awarded contracts in the Atlantic and North America region

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