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US president Donald Trump  announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, in the White House in Washington, DC. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP Photo

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The survey in the Porcupine Basin by international experts will assist buyers for a new round of exploration licences in the region, according to Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

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