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#Oil Prices

# oil-prices - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

Explainer: How did the price of oil slump to below zero dollars a barrel?
# Oil And Trouble
# Oil And Trouble

Explainer: How did the price of oil slump to below zero dollars a barrel?

Apr 21st 2020, 1:43 PM 26,001 Views 35 Comments

The price has been plummeting thanks to an unprecedented decline in demand.

# oil-prices - Sunday 12 April, 2020

Global pact forged to contain oil price crash as producers agree to reduce production by 10 million barrels a day
# Black Gold
# Black Gold

Global pact forged to contain oil price crash as producers agree to reduce production by 10 million barrels a day

Apr 12th 2020, 9:32 PM 42,689 Views 49 Comments

Mexico’s energy minister said on Twitter that the group of nations had reached an agreement.

# oil-prices - Monday 16 September, 2019

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities
# Tensions
# Tensions

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities

Sep 16th 2019, 6:52 AM 22,909 Views 32 Comments

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

# oil-prices - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'We’re not gonna give up hundreds of billions of dollars' - Trump cites oil prices and sticks by Saudi Arabia
# All About The Money
# All About The Money

'We’re not gonna give up hundreds of billions of dollars' - Trump cites oil prices and sticks by Saudi Arabia

Nov 21st 2018, 7:18 AM 23,383 Views 75 Comments

The US President acknowledged that Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

# oil-prices - Friday 26 February, 2016

Someone bid €8 million for an Irish oil firm that was nearly sold for €600 million
# Cheap As Chips
# Cheap As Chips

Someone bid €8 million for an Irish oil firm that was nearly sold for €600 million

Feb 26th 2016, 12:55 PM 23,394 Views 20 Comments

Petroceltic has been struggling for months and put itself up for sale in December.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Why you can expect filling up the car to be cheap for a while yet
# Pumped
# Pumped

Why you can expect filling up the car to be cheap for a while yet

Dec 8th 2015, 4:31 PM 20,421 Views 44 Comments

Thank you international oil cartel.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession
# On Thin Ice
# On Thin Ice

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession

Sep 1st 2015, 4:37 PM 24,274 Views 36 Comments

It’s the first time since the financial crisis that the economy has been in decline.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Where are oil prices headed? This Saudi minister says 'only Allah knows'
# Higher Power
# Higher Power

Where are oil prices headed? This Saudi minister says 'only Allah knows'

May 5th 2015, 5:04 PM 11,269 Views 20 Comments

The commodity’s price has been bouncing all over the place.

# oil-prices - Monday 27 April, 2015

Ryanair thinks it can push its fares even lower
# Low Low Low
# Low Low Low

Ryanair thinks it can push its fares even lower

Apr 27th 2015, 8:57 AM 14,755 Views 40 Comments

Michael O’Leary believes the average fare will be €40 by 2016.

# oil-prices - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Big Oil is about to get even bigger
# Shelling Out
# Shelling Out

Big Oil is about to get even bigger

Apr 8th 2015, 9:30 AM 13,900 Views 9 Comments

‘Supermajor’ Royal Dutch Shell is spending about €64 billion on a smaller rival.

# oil-prices - Monday 16 March, 2015

Energy companies will need to start finding more oil soon
# Keep On Drillin'
# Keep On Drillin'

Energy companies will need to start finding more oil soon

Mar 16th 2015, 3:50 PM 15,529 Views 115 Comments

If prices aren’t going to start shooting up again, that is.

# oil-prices - Monday 16 February, 2015

Enjoy the cheap petrol while you can because oil prices have probably bottomed out
# Filling Time
# Filling Time

Enjoy the cheap petrol while you can because oil prices have probably bottomed out

Feb 16th 2015, 10:24 AM 14,011 Views 97 Comments

Here’s why the price of the commodity is heading up again…

# oil-prices - Friday 13 February, 2015

The most expensive offshore oil project in European history is in the pipeline
# Put That In Your Pipe
# Put That In Your Pipe

The most expensive offshore oil project in European history is in the pipeline

Feb 13th 2015, 10:28 AM 13,625 Views 37 Comments

It’s the biggest find in the North Sea since the 1980s.

# oil-prices - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

This billion-dollar oil company founded in Carlow just posted its first loss in 15 years
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

This billion-dollar oil company founded in Carlow just posted its first loss in 15 years

Feb 11th 2015, 1:56 PM 18,702 Views 19 Comments

The low oil price is not good news for exploration firms.

# oil-prices - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B
# Road Trip
# Road Trip

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B

Jan 28th 2015, 6:30 AM 16,250 Views 39 Comments

You’re saving cash, but not as much as you might have expected.

# oil-prices - Monday 19 January, 2015

More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011
# Petrol
# Petrol

More than 137 filling stations shut down over licensing breaches since 2011

Jan 19th 2015, 10:10 AM 9,250 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that 31 oil laundries were detected and closed down.

# oil-prices - Saturday 17 January, 2015

The Briefcase: Oil wars, Irish milk fans and glitter rage
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Oil wars, Irish milk fans and glitter rage

Jan 17th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,358 Views 10 Comments

This was the week in business.

# oil-prices - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Cheap oil is wreaking havoc with the best-laid plans of all these companies
# Taking A Drilling
# Taking A Drilling

Cheap oil is wreaking havoc with the best-laid plans of all these companies

Jan 15th 2015, 5:07 PM 22,478 Views 37 Comments

Everyone’s re-setting the dial as commodity prices go through the floor.

# oil-prices - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Why aren't our electricity and gas bills coming down?
# Oil Prices
# Oil Prices

Why aren't our electricity and gas bills coming down?

Jan 14th 2015, 6:45 AM 16,926 Views 72 Comments

It’s a matter of ‘when’, not ‘if’, according to the energy regulator.

# oil-prices - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Aer Lingus reaps the spoils of a global oil glut as passengers pay sky-high fuel levies
# Fuelled To Go
# Fuelled To Go

Aer Lingus reaps the spoils of a global oil glut as passengers pay sky-high fuel levies

Jan 11th 2015, 8:15 AM 20,431 Views 62 Comments

Fuel costs have gone through the floor, but customers aren’t getting much benefit.

# oil-prices - Saturday 10 January, 2015

The Briefcase: Anglo boss's 'outright lies', Welfare Wednesday and oil like water
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Anglo boss's 'outright lies', Welfare Wednesday and oil like water

Jan 10th 2015, 7:45 AM 8,433 Views 1 Comment

This was the week in business.

# oil-prices - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...
# Fill It Up
# Fill It Up

Explainer: Oil prices have dipped below $50 a barrel. But Ireland could be a winner...

Jan 7th 2015, 11:43 AM 24,295 Views 32 Comments

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# oil-prices - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Oil prices are crashing - which means cheaper petrol for you
# Fill Er Up
# Fill Er Up

Oil prices are crashing - which means cheaper petrol for you

Dec 13th 2014, 1:19 PM 20,146 Views 118 Comments

Good news, for a change.

# oil-prices - Monday 1 December, 2014

Major buyout of Ireland-based exploration company is off as the oil price tumbles
# No Deal
# No Deal

Major buyout of Ireland-based exploration company is off as the oil price tumbles

Dec 1st 2014, 10:11 AM 9,389 Views 19 Comments

Now it looks like OPEC and the US are going toe-to-toe on oil production.

# oil-prices - Monday 10 November, 2014

Global oil has entered a 'new era' of oversupply - but don't expect much relief at the pump
# Pump It Up
# Pump It Up

Global oil has entered a 'new era' of oversupply - but don't expect much relief at the pump

Nov 10th 2014, 9:51 AM 12,348 Views 37 Comments

The government is taking most of the money it costs to fill up your car anyway…

# oil-prices - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Oil prices hit massive spike in last 24 hours

Oil prices hit massive spike in last 24 hours

Jul 3rd 2013, 1:46 PM 9,836 Views 43 Comments

Egypt’s political trouble causes concern – and Portugal crisis is affecting markets worldwide.

# oil-prices - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Oil companies raided in price-fixing investigation
# Oil Prices
# Oil Prices

Oil companies raided in price-fixing investigation

May 15th 2013, 3:29 PM 9,378 Views 43 Comments

An inquiry has begun into claims oil prices may have been fixed for over a decade which could have resulted in petrol prices being kept artificially high.

# oil-prices - Friday 1 June, 2012

Oil price dips on poor US jobs and China economy reports
# Oil
# Oil

Oil price dips on poor US jobs and China economy reports

Jun 1st 2012, 9:43 PM 4,164 Views 14 Comments

Purchasing manager survey data from India, China, the US and the eurozone also impacted on oil today.

# oil-prices - Monday 14 May, 2012

Price of oil could double in a decade, warns IMF paper
# Futureshock
# Futureshock

Price of oil could double in a decade, warns IMF paper

May 14th 2012, 9:53 AM 2,204 Views 24 Comments

A working paper commissioned by the IMF says previous trends in oil prices point to a major surge in costs by 2022.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 24 April, 2012

FF accuses government of being "out of touch" in fuel levy dispute
# Petrol Prices
# Petrol Prices

FF accuses government of being "out of touch" in fuel levy dispute

Apr 24th 2012, 5:45 PM 4,722 Views 76 Comments

Timmy Dooley strikes back at Michael Noonan’s dismissals, saying the minister himself explained the economics last week.

Noonan: FF is in 'economic dreamland' with plan to cut fuel prices
# Petrol Prices
# Petrol Prices

Noonan: FF is in 'economic dreamland' with plan to cut fuel prices

Apr 24th 2012, 1:04 PM 2,798 Views 53 Comments

Michael Noonan dismissed Fianna Fáil’s plan as ‘wishful thinking’ and said it would take €150 million out of the economy.

# oil-prices - Friday 20 April, 2012

Column: We need to face facts - this is the end of cheap oil for Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to face facts - this is the end of cheap oil for Ireland

Apr 20th 2012, 7:30 AM 82 Views 102 Comments

Even with the recent discovery of oil in Irish waters, Ireland remains one of the most dependent countries in the world on imported fuels. This can’t last, writes Eamon Ryan.

# oil-prices - Monday 16 April, 2012

Oil price dips after positive signs from Iran nuclear talks
# Oil
# Oil

Oil price dips after positive signs from Iran nuclear talks

Apr 16th 2012, 10:31 AM 1,667 Views 18 Comments

EU foreign policy chief says “constructive and useful” talks will continue next month in Baghdad.

# oil-prices - Saturday 3 March, 2012

How much have fuel prices risen in Ireland recently - and why?
# Explainer
# Explainer

How much have fuel prices risen in Ireland recently - and why?

Mar 3rd 2012, 8:00 AM 16,678 Views 46 Comments

The cost of petrol has risen to a record high of more than €1.60 per litre- and tensions between Iran and the EU mean there’s little chance of a slowdown any time soon.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

How will the EU embargo on Iranian oil exports affect petrol prices?
# Embargo
# Embargo

How will the EU embargo on Iranian oil exports affect petrol prices?

Jan 24th 2012, 8:39 AM 2,637 Views 27 Comments

We take a look at how the embargo imposed on Iran will affect prices at the pump.

# oil-prices - Thursday 5 January, 2012

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute
# Oil
# Oil

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute

Jan 5th 2012, 9:17 AM 1,227 Views 12 Comments

The move will build pressure on Iran, which is already facing a currency crisis and a tense naval standoff with the US.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Oil prices step back up after dipping on Libyan rebel advances
# Oil Prices
# Oil Prices

Oil prices step back up after dipping on Libyan rebel advances

Aug 23rd 2011, 12:31 PM 154 Views 2 Comments

As the rebel push for Tripoli stalls and Gaddafi remains elusive, analysts fear it will take longer to get Libyan oil production back on track.

# oil-prices - Monday 22 August, 2011

Oil prices drop as rebels push into Tripoli
# Oil Prices
# Oil Prices

Oil prices drop as rebels push into Tripoli

Aug 22nd 2011, 3:02 PM 209 Views 3 Comments

Markets have taken rebels’ advances as a sign oil production will pick up again.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

Greece's credit rating downgrade drags the price of US oil down with it
# Crude Oil
# Crude Oil

Greece's credit rating downgrade drags the price of US oil down with it

Jun 14th 2011, 4:05 PM 182 Views 0 Comments

Oil prices slipped in the wake of concern about a weakening global economy. Analysts expect crude prices to fall over the next few months.

# oil-prices - Monday 13 June, 2011

Households and businesses told to expect higher energy costs in months ahead
# Energy
# Energy

Households and businesses told to expect higher energy costs in months ahead

Jun 13th 2011, 8:04 AM 166 Views 1 Comment

The high price of oil in the first half of 2011 is likely to filter into electricity costs in the latter half of the year.

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