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Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge
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Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:35 AM 11,484 Views 4 Comments

It follows a temporary moratorium on oil and gas lease activities imposed by the US president on his first day in office.

The price of oil has plummeted to less than zero dollars a barrel
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The price of oil has plummeted to less than zero dollars a barrel

Apr 20th 2020, 7:57 PM 55,753 Views 91 Comments

Storage space for oil is now running out, which precipitated today’s steep dive.

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans
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Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans

Nov 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,019 Views 49 Comments

The levy has been paid on petrol, oil and diesel since 1996.

'They're taking 2c off us that they don't need': Drivers paying levy on petrol that is no longer needed, committee hears
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'They're taking 2c off us that they don't need': Drivers paying levy on petrol that is no longer needed, committee hears

Oct 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 34,797 Views 42 Comments

The levy has been paid on petrol, oil and diesel since 1996.

Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf
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Iranian president warns foreign forces to stay out of the Gulf

Sep 22nd 2019, 12:15 PM 13,591 Views 67 Comments

It comes as the United States sends more troops to the region in a defensive capacity.

Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf
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Trump announces Iran sanctions as US sends more troops to Gulf

Sep 21st 2019, 8:08 AM 11,614 Views 57 Comments

The US President said the sanctions were the toughest ever against another country, but indicated he did not plan a military strike.

Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'
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Trump to be given several military options on Iran amid fears of 'all-out war'

Sep 20th 2019, 8:10 AM 14,770 Views 73 Comments

The US President will be presented with a list of potential airstrike targets, among other possible responses.

Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf
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# Strait Of Hormuz

Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf

Sep 16th 2019, 2:38 PM 13,290 Views 12 Comments

A naval patrol of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intercepted the vessel.

Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities
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Oil prices soar and Trump says US 'locked and loaded' after attack on Saudi facilities

Sep 16th 2019, 6:52 AM 22,906 Views 32 Comments

Iran has denied allegations it is behind the attack.

Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year
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# Climate Emergency Bill

Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year

Jul 25th 2019, 7:20 AM 10,584 Views 61 Comments

He said new licences would not be countenanced in any future negotiations on a programme for government.

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf
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# Strait Of Hormuz

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 8:23 PM 51,194 Views 97 Comments

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

Saudi oil tankers among ships targeted by 'sabotage attacks'
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Saudi oil tankers among ships targeted by 'sabotage attacks'

May 13th 2019, 10:35 PM 16,056 Views 27 Comments

The ships suffered “significant damage” but none of the crew members were harmed.

Opinion: Ireland is wrong about Venezuela - US regime change never brings improvement
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Opinion: Ireland is wrong about Venezuela - US regime change never brings improvement

Feb 9th 2019, 7:30 PM 22,301 Views 192 Comments

‘An impressive spin campaign has been waged to create an illusion that all ‘civilised nations’ support regime change in Venezuela – similar to the ‘grand alliance’ which invaded Iraq’, writes Eilis Ryan.

This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is)
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# Not Stout

This Young Scientist project is turning algae into pints of the black stuff (crude oil, that is)

Jan 11th 2019, 6:20 AM 12,613 Views 11 Comments

Greg Tarr has developed a more efficient method of making biofuel.

'Thank you President T': Trump congratulates himself for falling oil prices
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'Thank you President T': Trump congratulates himself for falling oil prices

Nov 25th 2018, 4:43 PM 31,830 Views 56 Comments

In a separate tweet, he called on Mexico to stop caravans of Central American migrants from trying to reach the US border.

'We’re not gonna give up hundreds of billions of dollars' - Trump cites oil prices and sticks by Saudi Arabia
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'We’re not gonna give up hundreds of billions of dollars' - Trump cites oil prices and sticks by Saudi Arabia

Nov 21st 2018, 7:18 AM 23,381 Views 75 Comments

The US President acknowledged that Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery
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Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery

Updated Oct 8th 2018, 10:50 PM 35,740 Views 6 Comments

Four people received hospital treatment for minor injuries.

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea
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# Red Handed

South Korea seizes ship that was allegedly selling oil in secret to North Korea

Dec 29th 2017, 3:30 PM 18,893 Views 15 Comments

It follows US President Donald Trump’s tweets about the alleged transfer of oil.

North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'
# Tension
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North Korea says new UN sanctions are an 'act of war'

Dec 24th 2017, 9:56 AM 13,791 Views 64 Comments

The UN Security Council unanimously passed new, US-drafted sanctions that will restrict oil supplies.

Explainer: Why Iraq taking back land from the Kurds is a major headache for the US
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# All About The Oil

Explainer: Why Iraq taking back land from the Kurds is a major headache for the US

Oct 22nd 2017, 8:15 AM 11,028 Views 14 Comments

The two US allies are at loggerheads over disputed territory in oil-rich Kirkuk.

Take extreme care: Truck spewing oil causes rush hour traffic chaos in Limerick
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Take extreme care: Truck spewing oil causes rush hour traffic chaos in Limerick

Oct 19th 2017, 10:40 AM 19,095 Views 7 Comments

The spillage caused a number of minor collisions and the closure of a main road.

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further
# Now We're Sucking Diesel
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# Now We're Sucking Diesel

Petrol and diesel prices have fallen for four months in a row and are set to drop further

Jul 16th 2017, 12:16 PM 17,406 Views 59 Comments

Prices are at a 12-month low.

Petrol prices drop for first time in six months
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Petrol prices drop for first time in six months

Apr 17th 2017, 2:57 PM 28,727 Views 44 Comments

On average, a litre of petrol now costs 136.6c, while a litre of diesel costs 126.0c.

'We're not here for your oil': US Defense Secretary tells Iraq
# Black Gold
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# Black Gold

'We're not here for your oil': US Defense Secretary tells Iraq

Feb 20th 2017, 8:54 AM 13,862 Views 28 Comments

Trump has repeatedly said the US should have grabbed Iraqi oil to help fund its war effort.

Cruise company fined €37 million for deliberately dumping into the seas
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# Cover Up

Cruise company fined €37 million for deliberately dumping into the seas

Dec 3rd 2016, 10:22 AM 30,631 Views 19 Comments

The Caribbean Princess began making illegal discharges in 2005, a year after the ship entered service.

Dublin firm hopes to strike it rich with rare multimillion oil project off Irish coast
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# Deepwater Rig

Dublin firm hopes to strike it rich with rare multimillion oil project off Irish coast

Nov 24th 2016, 3:29 PM 16,758 Views 33 Comments

Providence Resources has struck a deal to drill an offshore well to the island’s south-west.

After switching to a two-day work week, Venezuela moves clocks forward to save power
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# Desperate Times

After switching to a two-day work week, Venezuela moves clocks forward to save power

May 1st 2016, 11:03 AM 39,655 Views 51 Comments

The country’s economy has been crippled by falling oil prices.

Three workers injured in explosion at oil facility in Mexico
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# Coatzacoalcos

Three workers injured in explosion at oil facility in Mexico

Apr 20th 2016, 10:44 PM 3,536 Views 1 Comment

The evacuation of hundreds of people has taken place.

There's a 60km oil spill in Limerick
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There's a 60km oil spill in Limerick

Feb 8th 2016, 1:16 PM 26,690 Views 20 Comments

Drivers have been asked to exercise caution in the area.

Here are 17 incredible facts about oil-rich Saudi Arabia
# Churchill's Sneeze
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# Churchill's Sneeze

Here are 17 incredible facts about oil-rich Saudi Arabia

Jan 3rd 2016, 9:45 AM 73,808 Views 62 Comments

Apparently women drivers could “undermine social values”.

Why you can expect filling up the car to be cheap for a while yet
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Why you can expect filling up the car to be cheap for a while yet

Dec 8th 2015, 4:31 PM 20,418 Views 44 Comments

Thank you international oil cartel.

Russia has accused Turkey's Prime Minister of buying oil from Isis
# Dirty Deals
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# Dirty Deals

Russia has accused Turkey's Prime Minister of buying oil from Isis

Dec 2nd 2015, 2:45 PM 21,086 Views 71 Comments

Ties between Turkey and Russia have shattered after Ankara shot down the jet on its border with Syria last Tuesday.

People are joining Isis because they're desperate for money...
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People are joining Isis because they're desperate for money...

Nov 21st 2015, 8:30 AM 27,007 Views 70 Comments

Many Syrians who join the so-called Islamic State do so because they are starving according to one defector.

Russia's making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic
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Russia's making a new grab for a vast swathe of energy-rich Arctic

Aug 5th 2015, 10:18 AM 13,177 Views 33 Comments

The claim would potentially give Russia access to an estimated 4.9 BILLION tonnes of hydrocarbons.

An Irish oil company has agreed to a €220 million tax bill to Uganda
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# Uganda Pay Up

An Irish oil company has agreed to a €220 million tax bill to Uganda

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:53 AM 12,503 Views 10 Comments

Uganda represents a huge emerging market for oil exploration.

Irish-listed oil company to be sold for a whopping €5.1bn
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# Liquid Gold

Irish-listed oil company to be sold for a whopping €5.1bn

Jun 15th 2015, 10:46 AM 15,671 Views 6 Comments

Not a bad day’s work.

Here's everything you need to know about business this week
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# The Briefcase

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Apr 12th 2015, 10:40 AM 13,973 Views 4 Comments

Everyone was talking about property prices, Greek debts and Dunnes reprisals.

X Factor's Rylan asked a ridiculously stupid question and Twitter didn't let him off with it
# Barrel Of Laughs
# Barrel Of Laughs

X Factor's Rylan asked a ridiculously stupid question and Twitter didn't let him off with it

Apr 9th 2015, 6:45 PM 9,992 Views 2 Comments

God bless.

The UK has struck oil...
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# Black Gold

The UK has struck oil...

Apr 9th 2015, 10:27 AM 26,540 Views 62 Comments

Quite literally. There could be 158 million barrels worth of the stuff beneath Gatwick Airport alone.

All of Greece's problems can be traced back to the 1970s
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All of Greece's problems can be traced back to the 1970s

Mar 22nd 2015, 8:30 AM 24,418 Views 50 Comments

And oil.

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