Oil giants ExxonMobil and Equinor have completely dropped their exploration interests in Ireland, while the Chinese state has relinquished all but one licence.
The oil majors are part of a flood of oil and gas exploration licences surrendered since the government announced a ban on future oil exploration last September, according to new documents published by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE).
Sixteen licences in total have been surrendered since the government’s...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Unlimited Access for 2 Years
Get a Business Account for you and your team