Irish government sanctions Barryroe site survey

The Barryroe oil field is in the North Celtic Sea basin offshore Ireland.
The Barryroe oil field is in the North Celtic Sea basin offshore Ireland.
(Map courtesy Providence Resources)

Offshore staff

DUBLIN, Ireland – Providence Resources and its partners in standard exploration license 1/11 offshore southern Ireland have received government approval for a site survey over the Barryroe oil field in the North Celtic Sea basin.

The area is in 100 m (328 ft) water depth, 50 km (31 mi) from Ireland’s south coast.

The program will involve a seabed debris clearance, environmental baseline and habitat assessment site survey.

Subject to completion of financing arrangements, the work should start later this month.

08/09/2019

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