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From TheJournal.ie Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive Exploration

Just four commercial gas discoveries since the 70s but minister remains positive

Junior miniser Fergus O’Dowd has said that the state should provide an environment that encourages companies to take the risks involved in exploration.

From TheJournal.ie First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week Energy Costs

First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week

Electric Ireland is to increase the price for residential gas by 2 per cent from the start of October.

From TheJournal.ie Allegations of Shell booze bribes for gardaí 'raise serious concerns' Shell

Allegations of Shell booze bribes for gardaí 'raise serious concerns'

A company that worked for shell until 2010 claims it delivered a large amount of alcohol to gardaí in Belmullet in December 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Warning that gas price hike could cause hardship for elderly Age Action

Warning that gas price hike could cause hardship for elderly

Age Action said that some people may have to choose between food and fuel if Bord Gáis is allowed to raise domestic gas prices.

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October Energy Costs

Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October

The move would add almost nine euro per month to the average household winter gas bill.

VIDEO: Bebo is properly back and it has a sense of humour It's Actually Back This post contains videos

VIDEO: Bebo is properly back and it has a sense of humour

It’s new (old) owner is speaking to you through a new video.

8 unpleasant habits we should all start being honest about

They may not be pleasant, but we’re all at them.

From TheJournal.ie Gas meter scam could lead to explosions and a ‘potential catastrophe’ Gas Scam

Gas meter scam could lead to explosions and a ‘potential catastrophe’

The tampering of gas meters is a significant safety risk as it can cause gas to leak.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added smell-capturing Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added smell-capturing

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie 21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills Power Cut

21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills

Latest figures show 82 per cent more gas customers were cut off last year, compared to 2011.

From TheJournal.ie €20 million seismic survey hopes to reveal Ireland's true oil and gas wealth Exploration

€20 million seismic survey hopes to reveal Ireland's true oil and gas wealth

Offshore explorers have welcomed the new push to figure out exactly what may lie under Ireland’s western waters,

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte: Fracking could be good for Ireland – but only if it’s safe enough Natural Resources

Rabbitte: Fracking could be good for Ireland – but only if it’s safe enough

The natural resources minister also denies suggestions that Ireland is “giving away” its oil and gas reserves.

Mariah Carey dressed up like a princess and renewed her vows at Disneyland

Of course she did. It all happened last night.

From TheJournal.ie Risk that Ireland won't meet its EU emissions targets Environment

Risk that Ireland won't meet its EU emissions targets

The EPA said that Ireland is at risk of not meeting targets that it is supposed to meet by 2020.

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gáis says 100,000 customers have agreed repayment plans Bord Gais

Bord Gáis says 100,000 customers have agreed repayment plans

The energy company released its annual report today which showed that 62,000 pay-as-you-go meters are now installed in Irish homes.

From TheJournal.ie 90% of construction industry insiders believe wind should be primary energy source Wind Energy

90% of construction industry insiders believe wind should be primary energy source

A survey has shown that most industry insiders also think €100 or higher would be a fair water charge for a four person household.

From TheJournal.ie Airtricity’s parent company fined €12.5 million for misleading customers Fine

Airtricity’s parent company fined €12.5 million for misleading customers

The fine was imposed after customers in the UK were given misleading information which made the company appear cheaper than competitors.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The UK is exploring its shale gas future, we should do the same Fracking

Column: The UK is exploring its shale gas future, we should do the same

Fracking is an emotively driven environmental issue – but the Irish government could do worse than follow the UK in opening up the market here for exploration, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie More than 5,800 homes lost gas or electricity connection because of non-payment Recession

More than 5,800 homes lost gas or electricity connection because of non-payment

The figures were compiled by the Commission for Energy Regulation for the period from July to September 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Energy usage in Ireland dropped 12 per cent in just three years Unplugged

Energy usage in Ireland dropped 12 per cent in just three years

Ireland has had the second largest drop in energy consumption in the EU since the financial crisis hit.

From TheJournal.ie Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin Drilling

Providence surrenders licence for site off coast of Dublin

The company said the government in 1999 failed to transpose EU legislation into law which left it open to legal challenges.

From TheJournal.ie Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25 Mexico

Blast at Mexico oil giant's headquarters kills 25

The company said the cause of the deadly incident was under investigation but it is thought it may have been a gas leak.

From TheJournal.ie Rouen, Robin Hood and Real Madrid: The week in numbers Apple

Rouen, Robin Hood and Real Madrid: The week in numbers

Also, how many of Kerry’s councillors actually favour relaxed drink-driving rules? And just how rich is Apple?

From TheJournal.ie Algeria says 37 foreigners killed in gas plant siege Hostages

Algeria says 37 foreigners killed in gas plant siege

The Algerian PM said some of the hostages had been executed “with a bullet to the head” as the four-day crisis ended in a bloodbath.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Warning that Coronation St gas accident is a real danger Danger

Warning that Coronation St gas accident is a real danger

A storyline on today’s episode centres around a deadly gas boiler – and there are warnings as around 10,000 gas boilers were illegally installed in Ireland last year.

From TheJournal.ie Natural gas field in west Clare confirmed as prospective fracking site Fracking

Natural gas field in west Clare confirmed as prospective fracking site

UK-based company Enegi will now apply to the government for an exploration license before the end of February next year.

From TheJournal.ie UN Special Rapporteur "concerned" about Shell to Sea protesters Shell To Sea

UN Special Rapporteur "concerned" about Shell to Sea protesters

Margaret Sekaggya said there is “tangible frustration amongst local residents who are standing up for their rights”.

From TheJournal.ie New Yorkers told to ration petrol Sandy

New Yorkers told to ration petrol

The city mayor signed the order in the hopes of reducing wait times at gas stations.

From TheJournal.ie 20 people brought to hospital after leak of unidentified gas Leak

20 people brought to hospital after leak of unidentified gas

The incident occurred at the Dublin City Council’s material recovery unit off Ballymount Lane this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Oireachtas committee to visit Leitrim to discuss fracking Gas

Oireachtas committee to visit Leitrim to discuss fracking

Initial investigations suggest there could be a major gas reserve in the north-west of the country – but the possible use of fracking to extract the gas is highly controversial.

From TheJournal.ie Why we should be concerned about oil drilling in the Arctic Oil Grab

Why we should be concerned about oil drilling in the Arctic

A land grab for oil and gas reserves is happening in the Arctic states – but the scenario of an oil leak there could be catastrophic for everyone.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?

With energy price hikes kicking in soon and temperatures falling, are you switching on the timer – or holding off as long as possible?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Let’s make sure ‘frackademia’ has no place in Ireland Opinion

Column: Let’s make sure ‘frackademia’ has no place in Ireland

We tend to assume that science equals ‘truth’ – but when fracking is the issue this isn’t always the case, writes Sian Cowman.

From TheJournal.ie 'Leave the immersion on': Your tips for saving energy... and money Household Tips

'Leave the immersion on': Your tips for saving energy... and money

With rising gas and electricity prices we gave you a few tips to make savings last week. Now it’s your turn.

From TheJournal.ie Airtricity announces rise in gas and electricity prices Airtricity

Airtricity announces rise in gas and electricity prices

Customers face an increase in the cost of their gas and electricity from the middle of next month, the company said today.

From TheJournal.ie Shell to Sea claims 'devastating mismanagement' of oil and gas resources Liquid Assets

Shell to Sea claims 'devastating mismanagement' of oil and gas resources

The group has released a report saying exploration companies believe oil and gas within Irish waters is worth €1.6 trillion.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Electric Ireland announces electricity and gas price increases Energy

Electric Ireland announces electricity and gas price increases

Not good news for the company’s 1.3 million customers, 60,000 of whom also get their gas from Electric Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…