Corrib Gas

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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 (...)

Firms such as Mazars, Deloitte, KPMG and Ernest and Young appear repeatedly in the figures for Government spending on outside consultants. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Accountancy firms, public relations companies, management consultants and think tanks are among those who benefited from millions in Government spendi(...)

“Nephin is very pleased with how Corrib has performed since operatorship transferred from Shell to Vermilion as part of the transaction.”

The Canadian-owned entity that acquired Shell Ireland’s 45 per cent interest in Corrib gas has already taken €414.8 million in dividends from the oper(...)

In 2016, 10.7 per cent of Ireland’s total land area was covered by forestry; the second lowest proportion in the EU. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Ireland’s status as a laggard in reducing carbon emissions has been confirmed by a new CSO report, which shows the Republic has the third highest emis(...)

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(...)

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