Ireland News

 

Ireland: Kinsale Gas Fields Cease Production after 42 Years Online

16 hours ago

Ireland's Kinsale area offshore gas fields in the Celtic Sea have officially ceased production, after more than 40 years online.The news of production cessation from the gas fields was shared by the operator PSE Kinsale Energy, a subsidiary of Malaysia's Petronas, on Monday. Production from the fields, between approximately 40 and 70km off the County Cork coast, began in 1978 and peaked in 1995.Back in April 2018…

Simply Blue Energy Set to Develop 1GW Floating Wind Farm Off Ireland

Jul 07, 2020

Ireland-based offshore renewables company Simply Blue Energy is stepping forward with the development of a floating offshore wind farm of up to 1GW capacity in the Celtic Sea, offshore Ireland.The company has this week made an application to the Irish Department of Housing…

Europa Oil & Gas to Acquire DNO's Offshore Block in Ireland

Jun 11, 2020

Oil and gas company Europa Oil & Gas has agreed to acquire an offshore license in Ireland, near the producing Corrib gas field, from DNO.Europa said the block, formally known as Frontier Exploration Licence (‘FEL’) 3/19, contains the 1.2 tcf Edge prospect…

innogy Applauds Ireland's Offshore Wind Push

May 22, 2020

innogy Renewables Ireland, the joint developer of Dublin Array Offshore Wind Farm, has this week welcomed the announcement by Ireland's Minister of State, Damien English TD, of a clear road map for the development of offshore wind energy in Ireland…

Geoquip Wraps Geotechnical Survey at Oriel Wind Farm Location

Apr 20, 2020

Offshore geotechnical firm Geoquip has completed a month-long geotechnical survey at the Oriel wind farm location offshore Ireland.This work complements last year’s geophysical survey campaign completed during August 2019 by Irish company Alpha Marine…

LR Names New Marine & Offshore Head for UK and Ireland

Mar 06, 2020

Lloyd's Register has appointed Elina Papageorgiou as its new Marine and Offshore President for UK and Ireland, starting April 1, 2020.Papageorgiou has held a variety of roles across North and South Europe in sales, marketing, and finance functions since joining LR in 2004…

Several Firms Show Interest in Barryroe, Providence Says

Feb 13, 2020

Ireland-focused oil company Providence Resources is on the lookout for a new farm-in partner for its Barryroe field following a botched farm-in saga with China's APEC.Providence said Thursday that its subsidiary Exola DAC, which is the operator…

Europa Drops Irish Offshore Block

Feb 05, 2020

Europa Oil & Gas has relinquished its interest in LO 16/19 offshore block in Ireland's South Porcupine Basin, citing limited prospectivity.Europa farmed out a 70% stake in the LO 16/19 to Cairn back in 2017, retaining 30%. Cairn then funded the seismic acquisition campaign in 2018…

Oil Major Pulls Out from Europa Farm-In Talks

Jan 23, 2020

Europa Oil & Gas will have to start looking for another farm-in partner to help it drill its Inishkea offshore prospect in Ireland after an oil major has pulled out from farm-in talks.Europa has been in talks for over a year to farm-out a portion…

Current News

Over 40 Offshore Rig Deals Dropped Since March. Still, There's Room for Optimism

Over 40 Offshore Rig Deals Dropped Since March. Still, There's Room for Optimism

Rystad: FPSO Contract Awards to Rebound in 2021 after Poor 2020

Rystad: FPSO Contract Awards to Rebound in 2021 after Poor 2020

Equinor Hires Aibel for Oseberg Works

Equinor Hires Aibel for Oseberg Works

PetroVietnam to Invest in Renewables Amid Shrinking Oil Output

PetroVietnam to Invest in Renewables Amid Shrinking Oil Output

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

Offshore Engineer Magazine