Deal will require approval from the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission

Denis O’Brien’s Topaz has confirmed that it is poised to take over rival Esso Ireland in a deal that will see it take around 30 per cent of the motor (...)

Topaz has an annual turnover of €3 billion and processes one million transactions every month. It employs over 1,600 people

Topaz is reported to be in talks to acquire Esso Ireland’s pretrol station business.A spokesman for Topaz, which recently announced plans to create 11(...)

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(...)

Analysts who follow Tullow agree that its price  undervalues its assets, namely its oil exploration and production businesses

Speculation is growing that Irish exploration group Tullow Oil could find itself in the crosshairs of one of the world’s oil majors on the back of a (...)

A fall in crude stockpiles in the United States may have supported a price increase but sentiment points to further likely decreases.

Brent crude rose above $70 a barrel on Thursday, gaining nearly 1 per cent along with US futures as a fall in crude stockpiles in the United States su(...)

People queue outside an Apple store to buy the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus in Beijing earlier this month. Strong global demand for Apple Inc’s iPhone 6 will drive revenue growth through 2015, while updated models should help reverse three straight quarters of declining iPad sales, analysts said. (Photograph: Petar Kujundzic/Reuters)

Apple, already the world’s largest company by market capitalisation, hit a new record value: $700 billion. Shares of the iPhone maker rose 0.8 per cen(...)

A well production test at the Corrib field, 80km offshore Co Mayo: Oil and natural gas prices have fallen sharply this year. Photograph: Shell E&P Ireland Ltd

Shell and its partners have handed a petroleum exploration licence for the Rockall Basin back to the State on the grounds that it has no further pote(...)

A visitor passes a logo of the British multinational oil and gas company, BP during the 21st World Petroleum Congress in Moscow recently. Photograph: EPA

Oil and gas producers BP and BG Group both reported a fall in third-quarter profits yesterday, in part due to the drop in the oil price. Crude has dr(...)

Christophe de Margerie, CEO of French oil and gas company Total SA was killed in an airplane collision with a snow plow at Moscow’s Vnukovo International Airport, airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova said today. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters 0:56

Total’s chief executive officer Christophe de Margerie died when his airplane struck a snowplough on a Moscow runway, ending a career in which he o(...)

Tullow fell as much as 4.6 per cent to 545 pence, the lowest price since December 11th, 2008

Tullow shares fell to their lowest level in almost six years in London trading today on the back of falling oil prices, which depressed energy stock(...)