Providence boss 'perplexed' by opposition to Dalkey oil bid

A director of Providence Resources has said he is "somewhat perplexed" and "a little surprised" by opposition to the company's plans to explore for oil off the coast of Dalkey.

6th October, 2012

A director of Providence Resources has said he is "somewhat perplexed" and "a little surprised" by local opposition to the company's plans to explore for oil off the coast of Dalkey in south Dublin.

Last Thursday, the Irish Plc was awarded a foreshore licence for drilling an exploration well for the Dalkey Island prospect in Dublin Bay by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The decision was criticised by locals and environmental groups, including...

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