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#Oil

# oil - Tuesday 25 October, 2011

BP sees huge Q3 profits, announces 'turning point' BP

BP sees huge Q3 profits, announces 'turning point'

The oil giant’s chief executive has said Q3 results mark a turnaround from the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

# oil - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Column: For now, Ireland’s oil reserves are best off in private hands

Yes, our oil resources are rich – but the cost of exploiting them means we’re better off leaving it to commercial firms, writes Simon Tuohy.

# oil - Monday 17 October, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

13 licences granted for fuel exploration off Irish coast

Some 13 new licences for oil and gas exploration off the Irish coast have been granted, the Minister for Energy has confirmed.

$4 billion paid to BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Anadarko Petroleum Co has agreed to pay $4 billion to BP PLC as part of a settlement related to last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

# oil - Sunday 16 October, 2011

Arab League to discuss suspending Syria

Officials have called an emergency meeting to discuss putting more pressure on Syria’s government to end its bloody crackdown on anti-regime protesters.

# oil - Monday 3 October, 2011

Asian markets fall on Greek debt fears as eurozone inflation hits 3 per cent

The eurozone inflation jump suggests the ECB may hold off on cutting interest rates this week.

# oil - Friday 30 September, 2011

Clontarf Energy secures exploration licences in Peru Oil

Clontarf Energy secures exploration licences in Peru

Clontarf Energy has confirmed that it won two licences for hydrocarbon exploration onshore Peru.

# oil - Monday 26 September, 2011

Libyan oil wells back in production for first time since outbreak of war Oil

Libyan oil wells back in production for first time since outbreak of war

However the flow of gas supplies may not resume for another month.

# oil - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Cameron and Sarkozy visit Libya

The leaders of France and Britain are travelling to Libya today to welcome country’s new rulers – however fighting is still continuing between NTC forces and Gaddafi loyalists.

# oil - Friday 2 September, 2011

EU bans Syrian oil as Assad's crackdown continues

However, existing contracts can continue to be filled until mid-November.

# oil - 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 - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Apple (briefly) becomes the world's most valuable company

Apple is now worth 39 times as much as it was ten years ago – and yesterday overtook ExxonMobil as the biggest cheese.

# oil - Tuesday 9 August, 2011

All eyes on the Fed as choppy markets make small gains

Markets in New York are recording tentative gains as the Federal Reserve meets to discuss potential action.

Is this the bottom? Europe reverses early losses as markets turn green

European stock markets opened with more losses, but are moving upward again as traders expect a strong US opening.

Market turmoil should make heating oil cheaper for Christmas

Investors are so panicked that the price of oil – which usually does well in choppy markets – is falling dramatically.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# oil - Monday 25 July, 2011

Ryanair's profits hold steady as revenue takes off

The airline’s after-tax profit is up by around 1 per cent, but its revenue is up 29 per cent as fares also go upward.

# oil - Wednesday 20 July, 2011

Greenpeace prevented from posting protest pictures on Twitter and Facebook

Activists occupied the headquarters of an energy company in Edinburgh on Monday.

# oil - Monday 11 July, 2011

Bord Gáis to announce large hikes in electricity and gas prices

The increases will push average household bills up by more than €300 a year, according to reports.

# oil - Monday 4 July, 2011

Hugo Chavez returns to Venezuela after Cuban cancer treatment

The Venezuelan president arrives home after four weeks in Cuba, where he underwent emergency surgery.

# oil - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture Oil Spill This post contains images

Crude oil spills into Yellowstone River after pipe rupture

Hundreds of barrels worth of oil flood 25 miles downstream in Montana river as ExxonMobile pipeline springs leak beneath riverbed.

# oil - Monday 27 June, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock

A 'case study in mismanagement' - Irish oil company's view of Shell at Corrib

Petrel Resources wants to drill for oil off the south west coast of Ireland. The company’s MD says resistance from local people and “crackpots” is something that “has to be managed”.

# oil - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Every little helps: Tesco cuts 1.5 cent off litre of petrol

The cut was in response to a fall in global oil prices.

# oil - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Question marks over health of Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez

Just who is pulling the strings in South America’s largest oil producer, while Hugo Chavez recovers from surgery in Cuba?

# oil - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

From The Daily Edge On yer bike: What's the deal with naked cycling? Naked Cycling

On yer bike: What's the deal with naked cycling?

“It’s a floppy, lumpy hilarious event,” according to one participant.

# oil - Tuesday 14 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# oil - Saturday 21 May, 2011

NATO oil tanker explosion kills 15 in northwestern Pakistan

After catching fire, the tanker blaze eased and locals tried to take the tanker’s fuel only for a blast to go off and kill 15 people, wounding at least one.

# oil - Monday 9 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

Our collection of the day’s news, developments and random tidbits.

# oil - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Financial supports for wind, wave and tidal energy creation "not appropriate"

ESRI Review of Irish Energy Policy also makes case for bringing Corrib gas field to production “rapidly” – and says nuclear power will not work for Ireland.

# oil - Sunday 24 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Happy birthday, Enda and Eamon... we got you a little something Birthday Boys This post contains images

Happy birthday, Enda and Eamon... we got you a little something

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore share a birthday – and our readers have been suggesting some gifts…

# oil - Saturday 23 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know at 9am: Men in court over republicanism and Dublin assaults, Brian Lenihan says we were forced into the bailout, and Lindsay Lohan’s about to lay low…

# oil - Thursday 14 April, 2011

BP faces protests at shareholder meeting BP

BP faces protests at shareholder meeting

BP will face protests at a shareholder meeting in London today, as fishermen complain of poor compensation for the oil spill and investors condemn excessive executive pay packets.

# oil - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Oil prices jump back up after Kuwait halts exports Oil

Oil prices jump back up after Kuwait halts exports

Sandstorms in Kuwait have forced the temporary suspension of oil exports – forcing the price of oil back up after yesterday’s drop.

# oil - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Oil prices down 3 per cent despite lower Libyan production Oil

Oil prices down 3 per cent despite lower Libyan production

Price of oil had risen 33 per cent since the middle of February over fears of reduced supplies during protests in oil-producing states.

# oil - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Gaddafi forces continue to push rebels eastwards

International leaders’ conference yesterday agreed it was time for Gaddafi to resign – but not on how to push him out.

Qatar offers to sell Libyan rebels' oil Oil

Qatar offers to sell Libyan rebels' oil

Libyan rebels have gained a valuable ally in Qatar, the first Arab nation to recognise the opposition council.

# oil - Monday 14 March, 2011

Gaddafi troops take key oil town from rebels and push towards Benghazi

Rebels call for UN to impose no-fly zone as Libyan army spokesperson claims rebel-held city Benghazi will pose no serious problems to the military.

# oil - Friday 11 March, 2011

Underground oil laundering plant discovered in Monaghan

Plant had capacity to launder an estimated 10 million litres of fuel per year.