Noise & Light Pollution

    The most attractive quality of the area is its peace, quiet and tranquillity. The drilling will be a 24 hour a day operation, the 40 metre high rig and surrounding compound will be floodlit all through the hours of darkness capped by an aircraft warning light and possible flaring will take place. Drilling is a noisy business and although Celtique promise to restrict the sound to 65 decibels during the day and 45 decibels at night, the operation will discernable up to 1.25 miles away.