Desire Petroleum plc the exploration company focusing on the North Falkland Basin, has announced that it has exchanged a letter of intent with Diamond Offshore Drilling (UK) Ltd for the drilling unit the Ocean Guardian to undertake a four well minimum drilling campaign in the North Falkland Basin.
United States has a “truly exceptional” relation with Uruguay and expects whoever wins the coming election, to keep that “very solid” link said Everett Eissenstat, US Assistant Trade Representative for the Americas during a meeting with a delegation of visiting Uruguayan journalists.
Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana confirmed officially that no Argentine official will be travelling with the Malvinas Families to the Falkland Islands for the inauguration of the Memorial at the Argentine cemetery in Darwin next October. “No, no one is travelling”, said Taiana when asked by the Argentine press.
An overwhelming majority of Chileans, 73% approve of the way that President Michelle Bachelet is handling her responsibilities, says a new Adimark poll taken in August.
Mexico is the Latinamerican country which most resources invests in influencing US policies, while the Venezuelan government deploys the most public relations activities to promote a positive image, according to data from the US Justice Department.
Petrobras, British Gas and Repsol-YPF announced Wednesday that the deepwater offshore Guara field holds between 1.1 and 2 billion barrels of oil. In an official release Brazil’s government managed oil company Petrobras said initial output may be as much as 50,000 barrels of oil equivalent a day by 2012.
The United Nations has stepped into the debate on the future of the US Dollar, mainly that it be replaced as the world's reserve currency. The idea has been floating for some time in world capitals, such as Beijing, Moscow, Tehran and Brasilia but is the first time the world organisation openly takes position.