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#Oil Drilling

# oil-drilling - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Minister criticised for committing to offshore oil drilling and saying it can deliver benefits to the Irish people

Junior Minister Sean Canney dismissed a Bill which aims to stop the issuing of any new licences for the exploration of fossil fuels.

# oil-drilling - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Opinion: 'Just one week after banning fracking, we started drilling for oil'

We need a just transition to a low carbon economy, not a sell-off of our future, write Sinead Mercier and Louise Michelle Fitzgerald.

# oil-drilling - Sunday 25 March, 2012

How much is the Barryroe oil find actually worth to us?

The Barryroe well, 50km south of Cork, is Ireland’s first commercially viable oil well. But what can Ireland get out of it?

# oil-drilling - Friday 23 March, 2012

Gas well at Barryroe oil site is 'highly productive'

The gas reservoir at the site of the successful oil drilling operation “far exceeded expectations”, Providence Resources says.

# oil-drilling - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Irish company successfully taps commercially viable oil well off Cork Yee-haw! This post contains videos

Irish company successfully taps commercially viable oil well off Cork

Providence Resources says the rate of oil being tapped from the Barryroe well is almost twice what had been expected.

# oil-drilling - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Greenpeace occupy Arctic oil rig

Protesters say they have succeeded in stopping operations at the Baffin Bay oil rig off the coast of Greenland.