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#Oil and Gas

# 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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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