Project Partners

The preparation of this book has been a very significant financial and logistical undertaking. Our thanks for the generous support given by the following individuals and institutions: at UCC the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES), for hosting the editorial support team and for financial assistance; the Department of Geography, for its support of the project in its initial stages of set up and conceptual development; the Environmental Research Institute, for also helping in hosting the editorial team; the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine (MaREI), for its interest, promotion and sponsorship. We also thank Peter Barrett; Dr. Tony and Delia Barry; the Environmental Protection Agency (; the INFOMAR Programme ( comanaged by Geological Survey Ireland and the Marine Institute, and funded by the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications; Simply Blue Group; Green Rebel; the Petroleum Affairs Division, the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) (now the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications), who also supplied data; and the Irish Shelf Petroleum Studies Group (ISPSG) of the Irish Petroleum Infrastructure Programme, especially Nick O’Neill, Project Manager. The ISPSG members include: AzEire Petroleum Ltd, BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd, Cairn Energy Plc, Chevron North Sea Limited, CNOOC Petroleum Europe Ltd, ENI Ireland BV, Equinor Energy Ireland Ltd, Europa Oil & Gas Plc, ExxonMobil E&P Ireland (Offshore) Ltd, Petroleum Affairs Division, DCCAE, Providence Resources plc, Repsol Exploración SA, Serica Energy Plc, Sosina Exploration Ltd, Total EP, Tullow Oil Plc and Woodside Energy (Ireland) Pty Ltd.


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