London, 18 November 2014
Minister for Natural Resources Joe McHugh TD today attended the PETEX oil and gas exploration exhibition and conference in London to promote Ireland's 2015 Atlantic Margin Licensing Round. The conference exhibitors and attendees included a wide range of major international oil industry companies.
Ireland was one of a number of countries exhibiting at the event, promoting the opportunity to invest in the Ireland's next licensing round and the availability of new data from the Government's sponsored regional seismic survey.
During his visit to the event Minister McHugh met with representatives of a number of companies considering increased investment in the Irish offshore and was encouraged by the positive interest demonstrated.