May 3 Centrica Plc
* Britain's Centrica will invest 60 million pounds ($78
million) to boost Morecambe Bay gas production, it said in a
statement on Wednesday.
* The project to refurbish two 5,000-tonne platforms in the
East Irish Sea is expected to start later this month.
* Once complete, the project will unlock up to a further 3
billion cubic feet of gas under the East Irish Sea by
simplifying the process required to get it to shore.
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(Reporting by Nina Chestney; Editing by Susan Fenton)