Major  companies are looking at cheaper exploration in shallow waters such as the Celtic Sea

Fastnet Oil and Gas, which has promising exploration assets in Morocco and Ireland, held its Dublin shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday in the Shelbourne(...)

Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, which is making its interest rate decision on Wednesday.  Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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Carlsberg: results on Wednesday
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T5 Oil & Gas, the new African-focused exploration company backed by a number of senior Irish industry executives, is close to completing its €5 mi(...)

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There was no shortage of optimism yesterday at a media briefing hosted by Fastnet Oil & Gas, the nascent explorer with assets in Morocco and, more(...)

The assessment covers the eight exploration permits granted under the Tendrara-Lakbir licence.

Fastnet Oil & Gas, a Dublin-based exploration company, has said an independent assessment of its onshore gas assets in Morocco have revealed good (...)

Dallas-based Kosmos Energy announced that it has entered farm-out agreements with BP covering three licence blocks in the Agadir Basin off Morocco

Shares in explorer Fastnet Oil & Gas surged after its partner in a Moroccan venture announced it has completed a farm-in deal with BP.Dallas-based(...)

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Fastnet Oil & Gas, a Dublin-based exploration company with prospecting licences in Morocco and off the south coast of Ireland, wants to retain a m(...)