Aer Lingus: the national airline closed up 1.6 per cent at €1.85 while rival Ryanair continued its strong recent run, closing up 0.5 per cent at €9.457

A drop in the value of oil and gas companies sent European stocks down for a third day after OPEC said it sees demand for crude in 2015 at the weakes(...)

Turkish tanks and armoured vehicles took up positions on hills overlooking the besieged Syrian border town of Kobani today as shelling by Islamic State insurgents intensified and stray fire hit Turkish soil. Photograph: Murad Sezer/Reuters

US warplanes have attacked Islamic State targets in Syria, in raids that a group monitoring the war said killed civilians as well as jihadist fighters(...)

The Suncor oil sands extraction facility near the town of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP

At a time of Russian sabre-rattling and with the Middle East in turmoil, a welcome geopolitical treble win could be on the cards. The United St(...)

Cairn Energy plans a $400 million drilling campaign this year, making it its busiest year in a decade. Photograph: Cairn Energy

Cairn Energy has suffered another setback in its ambitions to establish Morocco as a frontier oil and gas province following the failure of a t(...)

Shareholders in biotech company Elan got an update on their opportunity to vote on Michigan-based pharmaceuticals group Perrigo’s proposed acquisition of the Irish company on November 18th in Dublin. Photographer: John Cogill/Bloomberg News

Investors worries that even a temporary US government shutdown could put a damper on an already weak economic recovery hung over global markets yester(...)

ONGC is India’s biggest energy explorer. The country is heavily dependent on imports to meet its energy needs.

Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), India’s biggest energy explorer, plans to pay about $2.6 billion (€1.9 bn) to buy a 10 percent stake in a Mozambiq(...)

Whitegate refinery, which its US-based owner Phillips 66 is preparing to sell

  Ireland does not need to have it own oil refinery as it can import enough of the fuel to meet all its needs, according to a Governmen(...)

Michéal Martin: “Whitegate provides one-third of all our transportation fuel and is a long-term principal supplier to the National Oil Reserves Agency. The threat to its future has serious implications for Ireland’s energy supply and consequently for our economy.”
he said.
 Photograph: Eric Luke

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin yesterday warned the proposed sale of Ireland’s only oil refinery at Whitegate in Cork Harbour could have serious im(...)