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What does the Premier Environmental Impact Statement say about the Sealion Oil Field Development to the North of the Falkland Islands

Sunday, February 4th 2018 - 02:02 UTC
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As Mercopress reported, Premier Oil are currently consulting on the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for their Sealion Oil Field development sitting 220km to the North of the Falkland Islands in 450 metres of water depth. The formal minimum 42 day consultation period began earlier in the week and only after the Falkland Islands Government agreed via its Executive Council that it could do so. Read full article


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  • Roger Lorton

    Another step

    Feb 04th, 2018 - 06:58 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Brit Bob

    Regarding Falklands oil exploration, 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: -

    Feb 04th, 2018 - 10:06 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • JC68

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Feb 06th, 2018 - 02:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lynn

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    Feb 09th, 2018 - 04:57 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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