Mon, 08 Feb, 2021
British exploration company Europa Oil and Gas is in talks with a number of potential development partners for its offshore Ireland assets despite an unnamed oil major, which was in pole position, walking away from the process.
Mon, 27 Jan, 2020
A “dramatic illumination” of Connemara mountains, snapshots of Homer’s Odyssey on Galway beaches and tightrope walking across the river Corrib are among highlights of the Galway 2020 European capital of culture unveiled on Wednesday evening.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2019
British exploration company Europa Oil and Gas is expecting to finalise a development partner for the bulk of its Irish offshore licences in the coming months, enabling drilling work to begin sometime next year.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2019
Europa Oil and Gas has ruled out any prospect of drilling in Irish waters next year, but has said it is making significant progress towards drilling activity in 2020, including on its flagship gas project adjacent to the Corrib field off the west coast.
Wed, 31 Oct, 2018
The Government, more than external issues like Brexit and oil price movement, will ultimately be to blame if Ireland’s much-touted offshore oil and gas exploration sector fails to bear real fruit, writes
Mon, 01 Jan, 2018
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
The Supreme Court has found Shell E & P Ireland was acting in civil contempt of court orders when it entered nine years ago onto commonage lands at Rossport located on the modified route for the Corrib gas onshore pipeline.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
For an oil and gas explorer, the news that the Brexit referendum result was a “seismic” shift in favour of Leave made compelling reading. Brexit is a timely reminder of the potential future energy issues that might be faced by the island of Ireland.
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016
Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
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