Dunquin South is estimated to contain around 1.4billion barrels of oil equivalent

Irish-based oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources has acquired Atlantic Petroleum’s 4 per cent stake in a licence located 170 km off(...)

An Exxon spokesman  confirmed “there are no plans at present for further drilling in Irish waters”. Photograph: Reuters

ExxonMobil has no plans for further drilling in Irish waters after abandoning a well off the southwest coast where it failed to find commercial quanti(...)