Shell said it sold $5.5 billion worth of assets in 2015

Royal Dutch Shell, Europe’s largest oil company, reported its lowest annual income in at least 13 years on Thursday as slumping oil prices hit profits(...)

When the sky over Broadhaven Bay in northwest Mayo turned “pure orange” last New Year’s Eve, it was evident that gas had finally come ashore after yea(...)

A road sign painted with graffiti stands outside the village of Rossport January 26, 2006. . REUTERS/Tom Bergin

As the gas starts to flow a member of the pro gas lobby reflects on the controversy Who is to blame for the delay? The gas was due ashore in 2002 a(...)

Pictured in the control room of Shell’s gas refinery at Bellanaboy in north Mayo  are control room operator Tom Bond, Minister of State  Joe McHugh and Shell E&P Ireland managing director Ronan Deasy. Photograph: Stuart Conway.

Amid tight security, Minister of State for Natural Resources Joe McHugh opened the Corrib gas project in Co Mayo yesterday. Mr McHugh unveiled a pla(...)

Contractors dismantle an illegally installed section of the Corrib gas pipeline, at Aughoose, Co Mayo, in 2005. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

The Corrib gas project is a template for “how not to undertake a development”, according to a new planning approach published by the British Instituti(...)

Colm and Gabielle Henry live at Glengad, Co Mayo. Their home overlooks Sruwaddacon Bay and  the pipeline’s landfall. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The €3.5 billion Corrib gas development is due to be opened by Minister of State for Natural Resources Joe McHugh on Monday, almost 20 years after the(...)

Kingspan fell 5.7 per cent, despite announcing a new partnership with KoolDuct.

Turmoil returned to global financial markets yesterday as oil plunged past $27 a barrel, the Dow Jones Industrial Average sank as much as 565 points a(...)

Shell has cut staff and spending. Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Royal Dutch Shell, which is buying BG Group in the industry’s largest deal in a decade, expects fourth-quarter profit to drop at least 42 per cent aft(...)

US Secretary of State John Kerry is greeted by the US Ambassador to Austria Alexa Wesner as he steps from his plane upon arriving in Vienna on Saturday on what is expected to be “implementation day,” the day the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) verifies that Iran has met all conditions under the nuclear deal. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

International sanctions on Iran will be lifted on Saturday when the United Nations nuclear agency declares Tehran has complied with an agreement to sc(...)

Kieran Normoyle: ‘By adding heat back to the body we can increase survival times and increase the likelihood of someone being rescued.’ Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Proficiency with a sewing machine is not something normally associated with 25-year-old men, but stitching is just one of the skills Kieran Normoyle (...)