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In photos, video: Venezuela refinery fire finally extinguished
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In photos, video: Venezuela refinery fire finally extinguished

Aug 28th 2012, 4:13 PM 2,602 Views 0 Comments

Fatal fires raged at refinery tanks for three days before being put out.

New oil discovery by Statoil in North Sea
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New oil discovery by Statoil in North Sea

Aug 27th 2012, 10:49 AM 6,247 Views 16 Comments

Between 140 million to 270 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalents have been discovered by the Norwegian company.

Venezuela refinery explosion death toll rises to 24
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Venezuela refinery explosion death toll rises to 24

Aug 25th 2012, 4:49 PM 2,996 Views 3 Comments

Huge clouds of smoke were seen over the refinery this morning after early morning blast believed to have been caused by gas leak.

Venezuela oil refinery explosion kills 19, injures dozens
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Venezuela oil refinery explosion kills 19, injures dozens

Aug 25th 2012, 12:45 PM 2,510 Views 0 Comments

Explosion was casued by a gas leak, according to the oil minister.

Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall
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Exports down as port and shipping volumes fall

Aug 22nd 2012, 2:16 PM 2,657 Views 7 Comments

The Irish Maritime Development Office said it expects little improvement in manufacturing orders across Europe for the rest of the year.

Another oil or gas discovery off the west Cork coast?
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Another oil or gas discovery off the west Cork coast?

Aug 8th 2012, 3:10 PM 11,490 Views 61 Comments

Exploration company Providence has said that there is significant potential in one of its licence areas in the Porcupine Basin.

Major Chevron refinery fire forces San Francisco Bay residents indoors
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Major Chevron refinery fire forces San Francisco Bay residents indoors

Aug 7th 2012, 11:24 AM 2,685 Views 0 Comments

One refinery worker sustained minor injuries after fire broke out at Chevron plant in Richmond yesterday evening.

Cork oil estimates trebled to over 1.6 billion
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Cork oil estimates trebled to over 1.6 billion

Jul 25th 2012, 8:34 AM 11,257 Views 118 Comments

Providence Resources has said that between 1 and 1.61 billion barrels of oil are in place at the Barryroe field.

Iraq blacklists Chevron over oil deal with Kurds
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Iraq blacklists Chevron over oil deal with Kurds

Jul 24th 2012, 4:31 PM 2,382 Views 0 Comments

Iraq says it won’t do any deals with the US oil giant until it terminates work with the Kurds.

Explosion shuts down pipeline bringing oil from Iraq to world markets
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Explosion shuts down pipeline bringing oil from Iraq to world markets

Jul 21st 2012, 4:53 PM 3,915 Views 10 Comments

An explosion and fire have affected two pipelines which carry about 25 million tons of crude oil a year.

Revenue uncovers oil laundering plant in Co Monaghan
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Revenue uncovers oil laundering plant in Co Monaghan

Jul 10th 2012, 1:32 PM 4,641 Views 24 Comments

The plant was operating when gardaí searched the premises, and represented a potential loss to the Exchequer of around €7.5m per year.

Iran prepares for 'war games' as sanctions take effect
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Iran prepares for 'war games' as sanctions take effect

Jul 2nd 2012, 11:19 AM 2,614 Views 25 Comments

Three-day drill starts days after EU and US imposed new sanctions.

Regulator announces €3million fines for fracking safety breaches
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Regulator announces €3million fines for fracking safety breaches

Jun 9th 2012, 10:30 AM 2,805 Views 50 Comments

Companies engaged in any potential fracking will face stiff penalties including jail if they do not comply with regulations.

Oil price dips on poor US jobs and China economy reports
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Oil price dips on poor US jobs and China economy reports

Jun 1st 2012, 9:43 PM 4,163 Views 14 Comments

Purchasing manager survey data from India, China, the US and the eurozone also impacted on oil today.

Price of oil could double in a decade, warns IMF paper
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Price of oil could double in a decade, warns IMF paper

May 14th 2012, 9:53 AM 2,203 Views 24 Comments

A working paper commissioned by the IMF says previous trends in oil prices point to a major surge in costs by 2022.

Report calls for 'clear and transparent' policies on Irish gas and oil
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Report calls for 'clear and transparent' policies on Irish gas and oil

May 9th 2012, 2:16 PM 1,932 Views 14 Comments

Oireachtas Committee report on offshore exploration says tax on petroleum finds should be raised.

Gallery: India's top court bans Exxon Valdez from anchoring
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Gallery: India's top court bans Exxon Valdez from anchoring

May 9th 2012, 11:12 AM 3,054 Views 2 Comments

The Exxon Valdez disaster in 1989 saw millions of gallons of crude oil spill into Alaska’s Prince William Sound. Indian authorities say the ship is toxic.

Oireachtas report due on Ireland's offshore oil and gas exploration
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Oireachtas report due on Ireland's offshore oil and gas exploration

May 9th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,015 Views 7 Comments

Joint committee recommendations to focus largely on a fair and equitable tax regime for the petroleum industry.

No change in Bord Gáis Energy Index in April
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No change in Bord Gáis Energy Index in April

May 8th 2012, 11:37 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

However the index showed that there were changes in the individual commodities such as electricity, natural gas, oil and coal.

Column: Why I'm bringing the DeLorean back - as an electric car
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Column: Why I'm bringing the DeLorean back - as an electric car

Apr 29th 2012, 8:15 AM 75 Views 53 Comments

Electricity is more readily available and cheaper than petrol, but people need to be converted to electric cars and realise that you can still get high performance from those vehicles, writes Stephen Wynne.

Oil price dips after positive signs from Iran nuclear talks
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Oil price dips after positive signs from Iran nuclear talks

Apr 16th 2012, 10:31 AM 1,666 Views 18 Comments

EU foreign policy chief says “constructive and useful” talks will continue next month in Baghdad.

Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes
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Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes

Mar 29th 2012, 10:20 PM 4,083 Views 36 Comments

Census 2011 found a clear urban-rural split between people using oil and natural gas to heat their homes.

Some UK petrol stations shut after fuel panic-buying
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Some UK petrol stations shut after fuel panic-buying

Mar 29th 2012, 5:01 PM 6,002 Views 16 Comments

The government has been blamed for the panic-buying after warning people to stock up ahead of a threatened strike by fuel tanker drivers.

How much is the Barryroe oil find actually worth to us?
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How much is the Barryroe oil find actually worth to us?

Mar 25th 2012, 8:00 AM 26,368 Views 81 Comments

The Barryroe well, 50km south of Cork, is Ireland’s first commercially viable oil well. But what can Ireland get out of it?

Gas well at Barryroe oil site is 'highly productive'
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Gas well at Barryroe oil site is 'highly productive'

Mar 23rd 2012, 11:42 AM 3,128 Views 29 Comments

The gas reservoir at the site of the successful oil drilling operation “far exceeded expectations”, Providence Resources says.

Bad news for drivers: petrol and diesel prices hit record highs
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Bad news for drivers: petrol and diesel prices hit record highs

Mar 18th 2012, 12:26 PM 9,533 Views 73 Comments

The average cost of one litre of petrol in Ireland is now 162.1c – and there’s no sign of the price coming down any time soon.

Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics
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Buses, oil and Facebook passwords: the week in statistics

Mar 17th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,420 Views 4 Comments

Plus: An all-time record for Irish exports, and how many of the government’s 109 TDs were in the Dáíl on Wednesday night…

The Daily Fix: Thursday
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The Daily Fix: Thursday

Mar 15th 2012, 7:50 PM 3,662 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s evening round-up of all the day’s main news, plus the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Irish company successfully taps commercially viable oil well off Cork
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Irish company successfully taps commercially viable oil well off Cork

Mar 15th 2012, 7:59 AM 9,096 Views 106 Comments

Providence Resources says the rate of oil being tapped from the Barryroe well is almost twice what had been expected.

Medvedev orders conviction review for Russian tycoon
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Medvedev orders conviction review for Russian tycoon

Mar 5th 2012, 9:33 AM 1,410 Views 10 Comments

Russian’s president has ordered a re-examination the conviction of Mikhail Khodorkovsky – whose imprisonment has been widely viewed as Kremlin punishment for his political ambitions.

Oil prices reach highest level since 2008 after report of Saudi blast
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Oil prices reach highest level since 2008 after report of Saudi blast

Mar 2nd 2012, 8:52 AM 1,998 Views 14 Comments

Reports of an explosion at a Saudi pipeline – which have since been denied – sent the price of oil to its highest in years.

Iran says it may extend oil cut to more EU countries
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Iran says it may extend oil cut to more EU countries

Feb 20th 2012, 2:13 PM 1,687 Views 18 Comments

Iran halted oil shipments to Britain and France yesterday, in an apparent pre-emptive blow against the EU after it imposed sanctions on Iran’s crucial fuel exports.

Iran halts oil exports to Britain and France
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Iran halts oil exports to Britain and France

Feb 19th 2012, 4:02 PM 3,830 Views 25 Comments

The move is an apparent pre-emptive blow against the EU, which imposed sanctions on Iran’s crucial fuel exports over the country’s controversial nuclear programme.

BP reports gains despite payments after Gulf spill
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BP reports gains despite payments after Gulf spill

Feb 7th 2012, 12:46 PM 785 Views 2 Comments

The company reports that it has raised its quarterly dividend by 14 per cent, even after making payments to compensate for the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Concerns raised over use of fracking for 'multi-billion euro' gas reserve
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Concerns raised over use of fracking for 'multi-billion euro' gas reserve

Feb 1st 2012, 3:48 PM 2,939 Views 40 Comments

A company has said that the gas in north-west Ireland could lead to hundreds of jobs – but environmentalists have urged caution over the controversial technique.

UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran
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UN nuclear inspectors start investigation in Iran

Jan 29th 2012, 12:40 PM 1,530 Views 19 Comments

The inspectors are examining whether Iran really does have a secret atomic weapons programme, which Iran vehemently denies.

UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran
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UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:44 PM 992 Views 3 Comments

The IAEA says it is heading to Iran next week to clear up “outstanding substantive issues” with Tehran over its nuclear programme.