International Energy Agency said failure to cut greenhouse gas emissions could threaten gas companies’ profitability

A new report backs claims that the Republic does not need to build a new plant that will allow imports of liquid natural gas (LNG) at Shannon, Mick Wa(...)

Crude has taken support from broader markets amid reports Beijing and Washington are close to agreeing a deal to delay tariffs that were set to start this weekend

Brent crude oil jumped back above $65 (€58) a barrel on Friday for the first time since the attacks on Saudi Arabia in September, as production cuts b(...)

A logo for Italian energy company Eni is drawn on the ground with the words 'Fake Green' during a protest outside its headquarters. Many governments continue to subsidise the fossil fuel industry, the main emitter of greenhouse gases, on a grand scale. Photograph: Stefano Montesi/Corbis/Getty

Greenwashing: loosely defined as a form of marketing spin to play up one’s green credentials. It’s an accusation typically levelled at companies overe(...)

The IEA’s report states the dramatic shift towards bigger and heavier cars has led to a doubling of the market share of SUVs over the last decade

If you have become wedded to your SUV, it might be wise to prepare for a divorce, as both environmental and safety concerns are rapidly building again(...)

This image provided by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe shows damage to the infrastructure at Saudi Aramco’s Abaqaiq oil processing facility in Buqyaq.

Oil prices rose as much as 20 per cent on Monday to above $71 (€64.50) a barrel – the most in nearly three decades – as markets reopened after an atta(...)

A satellite image shows thick black smoke rising from Saudi Aramco’s Abqaiq oil-processing facility following drone attacks. Photograph: Planet Labs/AP

Iran has dismissed US accusations that it was responsible for a swarm of explosive drone attacks on the world’s largest petroleum processing facility (...)

Lucky for some: a calendar marks the date as Friday the 13th in  Madrid’s Stock Exchange. Photograph: EPA

Shares globally were headed for a third weekly gain thanks to easing fears of a trade war and a new round of central bank stimulus. There was positi(...)

Iraqi oil workers inspect pipelines at one of the oil refineries in the Kirkuk area.

The International Energy Agency (IEA) doesn’t expect oil prices to rise significantly because demand is slowing and there is a glut in global crude ma(...)

Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly: “We want to be as competitive as we can be, because it is a truly competitive market out there in Ireland on price.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Catherine O’Kelly confesses that she loves energy. It captivated her when she was studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford. “I knew I wan(...)

Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly: ‘Part of being a customer supply business in Ireland is ensuring that you’ve got the supply to back that up.’ Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Bord Gáis Energy may build a second power plant to cash in on the Republic’s growing appetite for electricity, says its managing director, Catherine O(...)

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