Corrib

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The Corrib Gas field is due to run out in 2025. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Republic this week joined Belize, Costa Rica, France and New Zealand in banning oil exploration. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the United Nations th(...)

An aerial view of the Sedco 711 drilling rig at the Corrib gas field

A sharp increase in the price of gas in Ireland last year contributed to revenues for the Corrib gas field increasing by 34 per cent to an estimated €(...)

Alan and Eileen Mullarkey, who have been affected by construction on the wind farm project in north Mayo. Photograph: Conor McKeown

When an ESB and Bord na Móna consortium sought approval for a €600 million onshore wind farm in north Mayo, there was a cautiously positive response t(...)

As Shell’s Corrib gas field was producing gas at a high rate during 2016, its value had to be written down.

The Corrib natural gas field off the west coast lost €140 million last year, according to accounts filed by its operator, Shell E&P Ireland. Glob(...)

Shell E&P Ireland’s John Egan in a still from a Youtube video from New Year’s Eve, discussing the flaring of gas at the Corrib plant, seen in the background. Photograph: Shell/Youtube

Residents living close to the Corrib gas plant in north Mayo have expressed alarm over the intensity of gas flaring during New Year’s Eve. Shell E&am(...)

File photo: The dismantling of a section of the Corrib Gas Line, at Aughoose, Co Mayo, 2005. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Shell has been granted an industrial emissions licence by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its gas refinery at Bellanaboy, Co Mayo. The (...)

A wind turbine base at Lettergunnet, Co Galway. Photograph: Ronan Browne

Mayo County Council has backed a demand by north Mayo residents for substantial “community gain” payments by the ESB and Bord na Móna if their planned(...)

A file image showing Shell employees  dismantling  a section of the Corrib gas line, at Aughoose, Co Mayo in 2005.   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Shell E&P Ireland said today it welcomes an examination by An Garda Síochána of allegations that a contractor delivered large quantities of alcoho(...)

Minister for Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte: depressions “are caused by air escaping during tunnel boring machine ‘intervention’ maintenance”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte has told the Dáil that “sinkholes” seen at the Corrib gas project in north Mayo were “depressions” from ai(...)