Centrica invests £60m to boost UK gas production

Centrica is to spend £60 million to unlock a further three billion cubic feet of gas from fields under the Irish Sea. Two 5,000-tonne platforms in the East Irish Sea will be refurbished, which is expected to start later this month. The nine-month project, which will include 50 people working onshore and 300 people offshore, […]

Centrica completes £80m Morecambe gas project

Centrica has competed an £80 million gas pipeline project in Barrow, Lancashire. The 1.1km pipeline connects the South and North Morecambe gas terminals in the north of England. The project also included upgrades of the latter terminal and all gas produced at Centrica’s Morecambe offshore fields will be processed there before going into the National […]

New Morecambe gas field could pump ‘beyond 2020’

The Rhyl gas field in Morecambe Bay has begun producing gas and is likely to do so “well beyond” 2020, its owner Centrica announced today. Just 39km off the coast of Barrow in Lancashire, the field was first discovered in 2009 next to a set of fields which have been pumping out gas since 1985. […]