Corrib Gas

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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 €(...)

Among the targets are achieving 32 per cent use of renewable energy sources and meeting a 32 per cent target in energy efficiency. File photograph: PA

While Ireland is unlikely to meet EU decarbonisation and renewable energy targets for 2020, “an ambitious, but realistic, climate and energy roadmap” (...)

Europe needs to “urgently get off gas”, if it is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions which contribute to global warming – and to comply with internatio(...)

Still from Atlantic: philosophical Norwegian fisherman Bjørnar Nicolaisen

‘It’s a story that hasn’t really been told. People don’t understand it.” Risteard Ó Domhnaill, a filmmaker born and raised on the landlocked fields(...)

Corrib Gas is the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme on the Shannon in the 1920s.

The huge cost overrun on Corrib gas, the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroele(...)

In addition to its work on the Corrib Gas project, RPS has also advised on the Poolbeg incinerator plan and is involved in the Dublin Water Supply project, a €500 million plan to supply the capital with water from the River Shannon

Consultant engineering firm RPS Group, which was retained by Shell EP Ireland Ltd to work on the controversial Corrib Gas project in Co Mayo, has said(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace shouted at Alan Shatter in the Dáil today:  “Minister, you look up at us and you say how dare those people with the long air and raggy jeans have the audacity to challenge you?”

Independent TD Mick Wallace asked how Fine Gael could stand over claims it was the ‘party of law and order’ during the all-day Dáil debate on a(...)

The Corrib terminal. The Corrib gas partners had hoped gas would be brought ashore in 2011 - but this was before An Bord Pleanála ruled that half of a proposed overground pipeline would be unsafe, necessitating the construction of the tunnel.

The Corrib Gas partners are now counting the cost of a contentious An Bord Pleanála ruling as the bill for the project is set to hit almost €3.4 billi(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter said the gardaí as a group was under continuous attack in the Dáil. Photograph: Bryan O’Brie

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has rejected claims by Independent TD Mick Wallace that he has been “weak and bordering on cowardly” in holding gard(...)

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(...)

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