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Europa lodges oil and gas application for new site near Corrib gas field

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

19th May, 2019

An application for an oil and gas well site survey 4km from the Corrib gas field was lodged late last week by the British exploration company Europa Oil and Gas.

The Inishkea site sits adjacent to Ireland’s largest producing gas field, Corrib. Europa has previously said it expects the Inishkea site to have significant gas reserves which could reduce Ireland’s reliance on gas imports when the Corrib field stops producing.


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