Permit Details

Details of Application

EPA Reg No.S0035-01 RSS Feed About Permit RSS Feeds
Applicant:PSE Seven Heads Limited Cork.
Location of Loading:None
Location of Disposal Site:The Seven Heads gas fields are in the Celtic Sea, between approximately 46km and 50km south of the County Cork coastline. The facilities include pipelines and control umbilicals and subsea infrastructure.
Description of Activity:Kinsale Energy has received consent to decommission the Seven Heads gas fields and facilities, which are at the end of their productive life. The gas wells are being plugged, the pipelines filled with seawater and the subsea structures are being removed. The proposed ‘dumping at sea’ activity is to retain in place the redundant in-field gas pipelines, the in-field umbilicals and umbilical contents. In total, circa 61km of subsea steel pipelines, varying in size from 8inch (203mm) to 18inch (457mm), 61km of control umbilicals, varying in diameter from 93.2mm to 123.5mm, will be retained in place.
Application Date:22/10/2021
Permit Status:Granted
Permit Expiry Date:N/A

Decision Details

Proposed Decision issued date:N/A
Closing date for objections to Proposed Decision:N/A
Final Decision issued date: 16/02/2023


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