PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

More news: Energy
Written by / Agency / Source: Dunphy Public Relations

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

Minister of State Killeen Awards Oil and Gas Exploration Licences - Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Tony Killeen TD today awarded four oil and gas exploration licenses to groups wishing to carry out work off the West Coast of Ireland
Minister of State Killeen Awards Oil and Gas Exploration Licences

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - Ennis, Clare, Ireland, 2008/03/03 - Minister of State at the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Tony Killeen TD today awarded four oil and gas exploration licenses to groups wishing to carry out work off the West Coast of Ireland.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

The granting of the Frontier Exploration Licences follows a detailed evaluation of applications received under the Porcupine Licensing Round.

Licences over areas totalling 4,963 square kilometres are being offered to Island Oil and Gas and Supernova Ireland Resources BV; Providence Resources, Sosina Exploration and Challenger Minerals; and ExxonMobil, Providence Resources and Sosina Exploration (2 licences).

Minister Killeen said that he was encouraged by the keen level of interest shown in participating in the exploration of Ireland’s offshore and the experience of the companies involved, all of which are currently engaged in existing exploration licences.

“I hope that the licences awarded will lead to the discovery and development of new hydrocarbon resources, which will help reduce Ireland’s long term dependence on energy imports”, he explained.

Minister Killeen continued, “These licences represent a strong indicator of the increase in the level of exploration investment offshore Ireland, which has occurred in recent years. This upswing is evidenced by the growth in the number of exploration authorisations and a corresponding increase in the level of drilling activity.”

Minister Killeen confirmed that the licences were subject to the revised licensing terms introduced by Minister Ryan announced in 2007. The terms provide for a tax take of up to 40% in the case of more profitable discoveries.

- Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Environment Heritage and Local Government and Communication Energy and Natural Resources with special responsibility for Environment and Energy, is available for interview and further comment on 0035387-2525304

- High-resolution images of Minister Killeen are available on request

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Energy Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: Dunphy Public Relations

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Energy articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Minister of State Killeen Awards Oil and Gas Exploration Licences

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

|
Publisher Contact: DunphyPR.com 
+353 868534900 media[.]dunphypr.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Dunphy Public Relations securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Energy via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From Dunphy Public Relations / Company Profile


Read Energy Most Recent Related Newswires:

Vestas Secures Order for 101 MW in the United States
PPG to Distribute Wastewater Substrate-repair Products from Sauereisen
Enel Begins Operations At World’s First Commercial Geothermal-hydro Hybrid Power Plant
Vestas Secures 112 MW for Three Projects in France
ENGIE and Statoil Agree on the Renegotiation of Their Long-term Gas Supply Contracts
ENGIE and AES Andres Leverage Core Strengths to Provide Reliable and Competitive LNG Supply in the Caribbean
Power Costs, Inc. (PCI) and GE Power Collaborate to Link Energy Operations with Energy Trading for End-to-End Machine to Market Software Solutions
GE Oil & Gas Signs Agreement with TAG GmbH to Install New Tuning Maintenance (TUMAS) Software on Entire Fleet of Gas Turbines
ENGIE Announces Two New Major Collaborations to Foster New Innovative Green Gas Production Methods Across Europe
Enel Inaugurates Apiacás Hydropower Complex in Brazil
Steam and Gas Turbine Manufacturers Realign Strategies to Harness Growth Opportunities within Clean Power Generation
Enel Starts Construction of Peru’s Largest Solar PV Plant
GE and Maersk Drilling to Pilot Marine Digital Transformation
SolarWinds to Join the Discussion on Interoperable IT Management for Defense Forces at AFCEA’s TechNet Asia-Pacific 2016
BP and GE Launch New Offshore Digital Technology with Plans to Deploy Globally

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  BizJobs.com





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)