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#Oil and Gas

# oil-and-gas - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Opinion: Only a full ban can save Northern Ireland from the threat posed by fracking
# What The Frack?
# What The Frack?

Opinion: Only a full ban can save Northern Ireland from the threat posed by fracking

Jul 1st 2021, 8:00 PM 9,317 Views 4 Comments

Eddie Mitchell of Love Leitrim outlines concerns of border communities that fracking may be set to get back on the agenda in the North.

# oil-and-gas - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Taoiseach urged to tell banks to stop investing in fossil fuels during his UN speech in New York
# Leo In The Us
# Leo In The Us

Taoiseach urged to tell banks to stop investing in fossil fuels during his UN speech in New York

Sep 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 6,932 Views 29 Comments

Varadkar will attend the UN General Assembly and address the summit on sustainable development goals.

# oil-and-gas - Friday 29 March, 2019

Poll: Should oil and gas drilling be banned in Irish waters?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should oil and gas drilling be banned in Irish waters?

Mar 29th 2019, 10:13 AM 27,926 Views 101 Comments

The Dáil passed the ‘Keep it in the Ground’ Bill yesterday.

# oil-and-gas - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Dáil votes to ban oil and gas drilling in Irish waters
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Dáil votes to ban oil and gas drilling in Irish waters

Mar 28th 2019, 7:30 PM 36,371 Views 84 Comments

The Bill, if passed into law will make Ireland the 5th country globally to ban oil and gas exploration.

# oil-and-gas - Thursday 8 February, 2018

'A historic day': Ireland on a path to being the 4th country in the world to ban fossil fuel exploration
# Oil And Gas
# Oil And Gas

'A historic day': Ireland on a path to being the 4th country in the world to ban fossil fuel exploration

Feb 8th 2018, 1:55 PM 51,957 Views 185 Comments

Costa Rica, Belize and France have already implemented similar measures to end oil activity in their waters.

# oil-and-gas - Thursday 22 October, 2015

The government wants to take a much bigger cut from this
# Over A Barrel
# Over A Barrel

The government wants to take a much bigger cut from this

Oct 22nd 2015, 6:36 PM 21,959 Views 51 Comments

Taxes are going up on oil and gas production.

# oil-and-gas - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Russia's making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic
# Oil And Gas
# Oil And Gas

Russia's making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic

Aug 5th 2015, 10:18 AM 13,177 Views 33 Comments

The claim would potentially give Russia access to an estimated 4.9 BILLION tonnes of hydrocarbons.

# oil-and-gas - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

The owner of a small B&B may have just bought an oil company by mistake
# Morto
# Morto

The owner of a small B&B may have just bought an oil company by mistake

May 13th 2015, 11:56 AM 41,112 Views 16 Comments

The woman’s son apparently thought he was only buying 10% of its shares.

# oil-and-gas - Monday 6 October, 2014

Dubai state-owned oil company plans €627m buyout of Irish exploration firm
# Dubai In
# Dubai In

Dubai state-owned oil company plans €627m buyout of Irish exploration firm

Oct 6th 2014, 10:42 AM 12,091 Views 61 Comments

Dragon Oil wants to take over Ireland-based Petroceltic, but no official offer is on the table yet.

# oil-and-gas - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Irish oil explorer gears up for drilling at billion-euro well near Cork coast
# Barryroe Gold
# Barryroe Gold

Irish oil explorer gears up for drilling at billion-euro well near Cork coast

Sep 30th 2014, 12:51 PM 12,643 Views 41 Comments

Providence Resources plans to start offshore oil drilling next year, but it’s still losing money.

# oil-and-gas - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Government asks experts for advice on Ireland's underexplored oil and gas
# Black Gold
# Black Gold

Government asks experts for advice on Ireland's underexplored oil and gas

Sep 25th 2013, 12:21 PM 8,781 Views 49 Comments

Minister Pat Rabbitte says he wants to strike a balance between attracting investment and maximising returns from the State’s natural resources.

# oil-and-gas - Monday 9 September, 2013

Rise in Bord Gáis Energy Index for second consecutive month blamed on Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Rise in Bord Gáis Energy Index for second consecutive month blamed on Syria

Sep 9th 2013, 9:25 AM 3,893 Views 37 Comments

The Energy Index increased by four per cent in August as oil and gas prices rose.

# oil-and-gas - Friday 10 August, 2012

New licence could extend Cork's potential oil field
# Drill Baby Drill
# Drill Baby Drill

New licence could extend Cork's potential oil field

Aug 10th 2012, 12:13 PM 4,285 Views 32 Comments

Providence Resources says its been offered a licensing option for another 500 sq km beside the Barryroe oil field.

# oil-and-gas - Thursday 21 April, 2011

Sinn Féin accused of 'leprechaun politics' over oil and gas profits policy
# Leprechaun Politics
# Leprechaun Politics

Sinn Féin accused of 'leprechaun politics' over oil and gas profits policy

Apr 21st 2011, 11:32 AM 1,569 Views 17 Comments

Sinn Féin described the comments as “nonsense” and called for a more constructive dialogue on the issue.