Safety Before LNG
Exposing the truth about the Hess 'Shannon LNG' project
Negative Effects on the Shannon Estuary
Nevada LNG Explosion

Licensing Process
Strategic Develoment of the Shannon Estuary
Controversial Land Rezoning
EU Petition and Findings
Irish Law and Policy
LNG Safety Research
Press Releases


The Norwegian LNG company, Höegh LNG, has announced its intention to develop another Offshore LNG terminal 35 Kilometres also off the coast of Blackpool in Morecambe Bay – in the Irish Sea. The project – called “Port Meridian Offshore Morecambe Bay" - will use SRV technology, which is an LNG vessel with onboard LNG vaporisers.
Gateway Storage Company Ltd plans to build an underground natural gas storage facility in the East Irish Sea called  "The Gateway Project", approximately 25 km (15 miles) offshore, south west of Barrow-in-Furness. Storage caverns will be developed in a natural salt structure below the seabed and will enable gas to be delivered, stored and then returned to the UK´s national transmission system. The offshore facility will provide a significant boost to the security of energy supply in the UK gas market and will help to meet the strategic energy policy objectives of the UK government. When completed, the caverns will have a working capacity of 1.512 billion standard cubic meters (~559 million therms), adding nearly 30% to the current gas storage capacity in the UK market .
A website against the Hess LNG project in Weaver's Cove, Fall River, Massachussets, USA from Rhode Island called 'SAVE BRISTOL HARBOR'. Visit this web site to view a power point simulation of LNG tankers which potentially would destroy the beautiful Narragansett and Mount Hope Bays....a scenic and recreational treasure. It proves that Hess will stop at nothing to get its way.
Another website in the Fight against a similar HESS LNG plan in Weaver's Cove, Fall River, Massachussets, USA -  View the Rhode Island Site: "SAVE THE BAY" -
Ireland's national television station (RTE) "Prime Time" report on "Safety concerns over Kerry gas terminal 15th November 2007
An Taisce (the National Trust for Ireland) investigation into "Energy, the Future for Ireland" with a special study of LNG  in Ireland
Friends of the Irish Environment 
"Shannon LNG" home page:
Application for gas-fired Power Plant at Tarbert by Endesa
Application for gas-fired Power Plant on Shannon LNG site:  Ballylongford Electricity Company
Plan for a “European Transhipment Hub” or “Global Deepwater Shipping Resource”, supported by Shannon & Foynes Port Company and by the 500-member “Atlantic Way” development agency to take advantage of the widening of the Panama Canal which will, from 2014, be able to take even larger ships across the Atlantic Ocean
Plan for a Renewable Energy Hub, under the name “Shannon Energy Valley” being promoted by the University of Limerick, NUI Galway and Silicon Valley’s Irish Technology Leadership Group aiming to reduce Ireland’s carbon footprint and dependency on fossil fuel imports
Plan for an Oil and Gas Storage Hub surrounding the proposed LNG regasification terminal in what would become the most sizeable hazard in Ireland. This project is being pushed by Shannon Development which lost its main job-creation role in July 2005 to the IDA and Enterprise Ireland, but retained its property-management portfolio
Dail and Seanad Debates on LNG