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#Oil Prices

# oil-prices - Monday 16 September, 2019

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

Thank you international oil cartel.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Oh Canada! This emigration hotspot just slid into recession

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'

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

# oil-prices - Saturday 10 January, 2015

# oil-prices - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

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

Here’s why falling oil prices matter.

# oil-prices - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Oil prices are crashing - which means cheaper petrol for you

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

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

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

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

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 price dips on poor US jobs and China economy reports

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

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

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

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

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 price dips after positive signs from Iran nuclear talks

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?

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?

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

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute

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

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

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

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

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.

# oil-prices - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

We're taking fewer economy flights... because they're getting more expensive

The number of holidaymakers on low-cost tickets has fallen by three to four per cent in the last few months as rising fuel costs force up ticket prices.

# oil-prices - Monday 9 May, 2011

Column: Oil prices collapsed last week - so why haven't the savings been passed on to consumers?

Former trader Nick Leeson looks at the factors that caused last week’s surprise collapse in the price of oil – and wonders why the savings haven’t been passed on to consumers.

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