Corrib Gas Pipeline


CLIENT: Shell E & P Ireland

Royal Dutch Shell plc, commonly known as Shell, is a British-Dutch oil and gas company headquartered in the Netherlands and incorporated in the United Kingdom. It is one of the six oil and gas “supermajors” and the fifth-largest company in the world measured by 2018 revenues (and the largest based in Europe). Shell was first in the 2013 Fortune Global 500 list of the world’s largest companies; in that year its revenues were equivalent to 84% of the Dutch national $556 billion GDP. In the 2019 Forbes Global 2000, Shell was ranked as the ninth-largest company in the world (and the largest outside China and the United States), and the largest energy company.


LOCATION: Co Mayo, Republic of Ireland

PPS Pipeline Systems

PRINCIPAL CONTRACTOR: Murphy International

Murphy International Ltd is part of Murphy Group, is a leading global, multi-disciplined engineering and construction company. Today, Murphy International flies the flag for Murphy in Ireland, offering services in civil engineering; highways and street works; ground engineering; water and wastewater; natural resources; and structural steel. Based in Newbridge, Co. Kildare, Murphy International have nearly 400 skilled engineers, managers and operatives working across Ireland.

Firefly was used by Murphy International on phase two of the Corrib Gas Pipeline in Co. Mayo, Ireland. The Corrib project is one of the most significant engineering projects ever undertaken in Ireland. The tunnel is the longest in Ireland and the gas pipeline is the longest gas pipeline in Europe.