A Providence Resources oil rig operating on a prospect 50km from Cork. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke/Providence Resources/PA Wire

Irish oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources is in discussions to assign equity in one of its licenses off the south west coast of Irela(...)

Providence  chief executive Tony O’Reilly jnr: noted  Exxon Mobil estimated that 1.5 billion barrels of oil, worth $114 billion could be recovered. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Global interest is growing in an area off the southwest coast that one multinational estimates could hold more than $100 billion worth of oil, shareho(...)

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Irish-based oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources said its joint partners are seeking to convert the Avalon exploration prospect off the w(...)

The fan system, called ‘Druid’ is the second large prospect to be discovered in the region

Irish-based oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources has said a recent 3D seismic data survey has confirmed the presence of a large 400km Pal(...)

Providence has an 80 per cent share in the Drombeg licence

Irish oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources said on Monday that 3D seismic surveying operations have begun on its Drombeg prospect off the(...)

John O’Sullivan (left), technical director for the Providence Resources with Tony O Reilly with Dr Brian Hillery. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources said it has been offered a follow-on frontier exploration licence for(...)

Oil and gas firm Aminex said its open offer, which was announced in late January, raised £670,797

Irish oil and gas explorer Providence Resources has said it is to acquire part of a 3D seismic survey on the Drombeg lic(...)

Spanish Point is the third of six wells explored as part of Providence Resources multi-basin drilling programme. Pictures if the  Barryroe Well in the Celtic Sea. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke.

The Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources has approved Cairn Energy’s farm-in deal to explore the Spanish Point site off the west(...)