Statoil lobbied ministers over Ireland-France undersea pipeline

Company also wanted to discuss drilling rights in the Atlantic

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
14th May, 2017

Norwegian oil giant Statoil engaged in a flurry of lobbying with Irish ministers and senior civil servants in February on issues including an undersea pipeline between Ireland and France and how it might be affected by Brexit.

The company also wanted to discuss drilling rights in the Atlantic and to push Statoil’s case as a possible future operator of the Corrib Gas Project.

As well as several phone calls and emails, Statoil Production...

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