Companies exploring for oil and gas off the Irish coast say policies and regulations are needed to encourage a repeat the success of the Kinsale and the Corrib fields and prevent the Irish economy becoming reliant on energy imports via Britain.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
As far as energy is concerned, potential Brexit tariffs and the sterling exchange rate are red herrings. Tariffs — as opposed to transport costs — are no big deal in the oil, gas or electricity exploration and production industries.
Mon, 07 Aug, 2017
The decision by Shell to sell its stake in the Corrib gas field for €1bn was not unexpected, as the oil giant continues to pull back from smaller projects globally, but it will have learned from its chequered management of the project, a leading Irish oil expert has said.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
It is a decade since the Rossport Five went to prison for three months. As the Corrib gas pipeline prepares to carry offshore gas for the first time,visits the area to ask if the long-running saga is coming to an end.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
Re Matt Cooper’s article (Sept 4) on oil and gas in Ireland disregarded the facts: there is no State ownership or State participation in oil and gas resources in Ireland — the commodity can and will be sold by the licence holders to whomever they wish and at market price.
Mon, 17 Sep, 2012
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, Amnesty, the Council for Civil Liberties and One in Four have all condemned comments allegedly made by gardaí in Co Mayo, in which they allegedly joked about threatening to rape a female anti-Shell protestor who had been arrested.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2011