Stories for October 2005
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, announced Wednesday during a meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, (APEC), forum that it will increase oil production by five million barrels per day reaching a daily production of 38 million barrels in the next five years.
Depletion of the ozone layer over Antarctica caused by emissions of industrial chemicals seems to have peaked indicating that global environmental pacts are working according to United Nations scientists.
The United Kingdom, and the European Union are well aware that Chile's priority for the coming ten years is to advance cooperation in science and technology and this was the main purpose of today's interview with Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, revealed Monday Chilean Foreign Affairs minister Ignacio Walker in London.
The Canal of Panama concluded fiscal 2005 with a record traffic of 14.011 vessels equivalent to 279,1 million tonnage, a 4,6% increase over the previous year reported Alberto Aleman CEO of the Canal authority.
Argentina's airports were raised to operational Category 1 yesterday by the United States' Federal Aviation Administration, a category Argentina lost in 2001 over safety and security failings.
Falkland Gold and Minerals Limited, the exploration company with exclusive
rights to explore for gold and minerals in the Falkland Islands, is pleased to
provide the following operational update.
Argentina's 2005/06 cruise season, which promises to be a record, began Sunday with the arrival in Buenos Aires of the Norwegian flagged Nordnorge with 350 tourists and a crew of 75.
Venezuela will become a full member of Mercosur next December, following an agreement with the current four members, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, announced in Spain Uruguay's Foreign Affairs minister Reinaldo Gargano.
DESIRE Petroleum plc continues to progress towards exploratory drilling in the Falklands.
High oil prices are causing a contraction in world demand according to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, (OPEC), latest monthly report issued Monday in Vienna forecasting a 2005 demand increase of 1,4% instead of 1,7% as originally estimated.