Corrib

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The Barryroe oilfield off Co Cork. File photograph:  Finbarr O’Rourke

Proposals for a net-zero carbon emissions hub in the Cork region and a “critical infrastructure” project in the Corrib gas field off Co Mayo will be (...)

Shell to acquire a 51 per cent share in floating wind farm to be built off the south coast.

Shell has signed an agreement with Irish marine renewables developer Simply Blue Energy to acquire a 51 per cent share in a floating wind farm to be b(...)

The Corrib gas terminal. Vermilion said that one of the factors for the drop in the price of natural gas is the Covid 19 pandemic.

Revenues from the sale of natural gas from the Corrib gas field declined by 57 per cent in the first nine months of this year when compared to last ye(...)

Conor Murphy with his wife Linda and children Ruairí and Órla, in Albert College Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The night Conor Murphy married his long-term Irish girlfriend he had to make an unexpected long-distance phone call from an Australian hospital to a f(...)

Vermilion Energy has a 20 per cent share in the Corrib gas field. File photograph: Alan Betson

A sharp drop in the price of natural gas contributed to revenues from the Corrib gas field halving last year to an estimated (...)

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(...)

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