oil & gas

Fuel quality directive - Ireland's progress by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Fuel quality directive - Ireland's progress

We analyse Ireland’s progress towards the soon-to-be adopted target of reducing life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions from transport fuels by 6%. Read more

Fuel quality directive - a 'new' energy target for 2020 by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Fuel quality directive - a 'new' energy target for 2020

The adoption of the amended FQD will introduce a new target for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from transport fuels throughout the EU by 2020. Read more

Energy prices in Ireland - how do they compare? by Thomas Cleary

Energy prices in Ireland - how do they compare?

We examine trends in oil, gas and electricity prices in Ireland and compare them to those in important comparator countries in Europe. Read more

ALARP guidance for oil & gas by Tom Leonard

ALARP guidance for oil & gas

The Irish Commission for Energy Regulation has published new guidance on ALARP for natural gas and LPG networks, and the petroleum exploration and extraction sector. Read more

Ireland's new energy policy by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Ireland's new energy policy

We summarise the key elements in Ireland's new energy white paper, which sets a goal of reducing energy-related greenhouse gas emissions by 80-95% by 2050. Read more

Compliance with new Seveso III regulations by Tom Leonard

Compliance with new Seveso III regulations

Operators of COMAH / Seveso establishments in Ireland should be aware of the requirements set out in the new regulations that were introduced in 2015. Read more

Evolution of the biofuels obligation scheme by Shane Malone

Evolution of the biofuels obligation scheme

There have been several changes to the biofuels obligation scheme since it was introduced in 2010, including the introduction of sustainability regulations & an increase to the obl ... Read more

Alternative fuels infrastructure by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

Alternative fuels infrastructure

The Irish Government has begun work on a national policy framework to support the deployment of alternative fuels, in accordance with the alternative fuels infrastructure directive ... Read more