oil & gas

Fuel quality directive (FQD) target transposed by Shane Malone

Fuel quality directive (FQD) target transposed

Article 7a of the FQD has been transposed into Irish law. Fuel suppliers must reduce the carbon intensity of transport fuels by 6% by 2020, compared to a 2010 baseline. Read more

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

SEAI publishes energy security report by Liam P. Ó Cléirigh

SEAI publishes energy security report

The latest report on energy security in Ireland includes contributions from Byrne Ó Cléirigh and is a comprehensive source of statistical data and indicators. Read more