North West Gas Pipeline

Bord Gais Eireann

Client: Bord Gais Eireann

Completion: 2005

Value: £55 Million

Project Summary

The North West Pipeline (NWP) extends 112km from Carrickfergus to Derry and Coolkeeragh Power station, with two spur transmission pipelines, connecting Coleraine/Ballymoney and Ballymena to the NWP.  The pipeline is designed to transmit 200,000 standard cubic meters of natural gas per hour at a maximum pressure of 85 bar. Pipeline design includes for 7 above ground installations.

McAdam undertook design and project management roles on this complex and challenging project. 


This vital connection brought natural gas to the North West for the first time, meaning good news for employment in the region, lower costs for consumers as well as a choice of electricity or gas energy. 

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