oil & gas

LOPA analysis at petroleum bulk storage facility by Tom Leonard

LOPA analysis at petroleum bulk storage facility

Our layers of protection analysis (LOPA) analysis demonstrated how proposed upgrades could reduce the major accident risk to a level as low as reasonably practicable. 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

Relocation of oil jetties at Dublin Port by Shane Malone

Relocation of oil jetties at Dublin Port

Our cost benefit analysis of a potential relocation of oil infrastructure will inform Dublin Port's decision making as it implements its masterplan to 2040. Read more

Business continuity at international airport by Shane Malone

Business continuity at international airport

We examined the resilience of a jet fuel supply chain to better understand the impacts that potential disruptions could have on airport operations. 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