Though headlines over an oil strike off the southwest coast of Ireland tip toward hyperbole, the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Though headlines over an oil strike off the southwest coast of Ireland tip toward hyperbole, the region can still see meaningful production if deeper waters to the west also contain oil than can be drilled. The government estimates that the Irish Atlantic Margin region has oil and gas reserve potential of 10B barrels of oil equivalent. Ireland-focused ETFs IRL and EIRL include energy plays.