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A “transformational” year for Falklands Sea Lion development, says Rockhopper Exploration

Saturday, May 19th 2018 - 06:58 UTC
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Rockhopper Exploration PLC at its annual general meeting on Friday said 2018 could be “transformational” as it seeks to secure funding for its Sea Lion project in the Falkland Islands. Rockhopper said it has nearly completed selecting the main contractors for the project, in the Falklands, as well as vendor funding worth US$ 400 million. Read full article

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  • Brit Bob

    We've come along way since -

    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).

    May 19th, 2018 - 08:51 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Jo Bloggs

    Nobody will know for sure until the decision is made but it’s looking increasingly promising. We’ll be ready to respond quickly when we know but if it doesn’t happen now, or ever, so be it. We have a very sound economy either way.

    So what do the Malvinista deadbeats fancy at present?
    There is oil? or
    It’s Argentine oil so get you hands off it?
    ...or are you just going to continue sitting up on that safe old fence?

    I say there IS oil and that it is Falklands oil.

    I thought Rockhopper shares must have been on the rise because we haven’t had Mike Bingham giving us updates for a while.

    May 19th, 2018 - 02:56 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Juana

    England will return the Malvinas within 25 years.

    May 20th, 2018 - 01:16 am - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Anti-Muppet

    Firstly, it's the U.K Juana, and you cannot return something that was never Argentine.

    May 23rd, 2018 - 07:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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