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Montevideo, December 11th 2017 - 07:30 UTC

Falklands' Sea Lion funding, Rockhopper's primary focus until end of 2018

Friday, September 8th 2017 - 09:28 UTC
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Oil and gas business Rockhopper Exploration said on Thursday that its primary focus for the remainder of the financial year was to further progress funding proposals aimed at sanctioning its Sea Lion field project in the Falkland Islands by the end of 2018. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    Don't the Argentinians claim the waters around the Falkland Islands?

    Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana stated in February 2010, that his Government would take 'all measures necessary to preserve our rights' and also reiterated that Argentina had a permanent claim' on the islands, saying 'Buenos Aires would complain to the UN over the oil project and might take the case to the International Courts of Justice in the Hague.' (British Drilling For Falklands Oil Threatens Argentine Relations, Pope, F. , 13 Feb 2010 and Potential Drilling off Falkland, Provokes Tension Between Argentina & UK, IRRU News, 17 Feb 2010).

    Question. Why is it taking so long? Only one answer...

    Falklands – Territorial Waters: https://www.academia.edu/10574593/Falklands_Islands_Territorial_Waters

    Sep 08th, 2017 - 09:48 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • SkippyVonBraun

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Sep 11th, 2017 - 04:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brirlen

    Return? I do not believe that there is anyone to whom they have to return them!

    Sep 12th, 2017 - 03:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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