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Falklands accepts Premier's 'realistic solution' to current world oil price environment

Friday, November 14th 2014 - 07:27 UTC
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The Falkland Islands Government said on Thursday it took notice of the announcement by Premier Oil of their revised proposal for commercial oil production in the Falkland Islands, which “it is considered represents a realistic solution to progress development in the current international oil price environment”. Read full article


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  • Think


    Premier Oil revised proposal for commercial oil production in the Malvinas Islands, has been on its way for months now.
    Due fully to the impossibility to find any new investors for this South Atlantic Mississippi Bubble.
    The “Current International Oil Price Environment” is just a new negative factor incorporated to the Bubble just one month ago.
    Stop telling porkies to your neighbours, Stephen...

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 08:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    Seem Argentina is a neighbour now.

    So glad when Argetineans finally admit that the Falklands aren't part of Argentina. That's twice this week that Think has done it.

    Good boy, from your dahling Ozzie Anglolatino.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 08:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Think- whatever wording and window dressing the Oil Co use is irrelevant- and they use it - not FIG.Prices have been falling for some months - not weeks old chap. But yes logic has been heading in the direction of a delay or scaling back for some time and is not a problem for the Islands as we have no committed or actual financial dependence on long term hydrocarbons
    A lot will depend on what is or is not found in the 2015 drilling round.IF More is found - then the sums change and rapidly improve. Lets wait and see.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 09:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @ 1 Lunatic
    “Mississippi Bubble”

    A Scot screwing the Frogs in the very early 1700's and completely irrelevant to the topic in hand.

    Can I sell you a few thousand tulip bulbs? It’s a great investment opportunity and completely relevant to the present day TDC.

    Ha, ha, ha, ha.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 10:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falkland Islands

    Think, do we care what you think? oil or no oil is better than being an argie.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 10:43 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    l second that motion.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 11:58 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    I'm with you both on that.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 01:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic

    Listen to poor Twinky stamping his feet in impotent rage.

    Oil is coming Think...2019....2025...2030 who cares?

    Another nail in your ridiculous, pathetic and wholly inaccurate “cost per kelper” coffin.


    Nov 14th, 2014 - 01:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Vestige

    Man plans.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 01:51 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • yankeeboy

    Sistah is mad about VM. Nothing happening and he'll be long dead before anything does.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 02:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Martin Woodhead

    The stills are doing fine oils a nice bonus best bonus is not being argentinian

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 02:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    “Earlier in the day, Premier Oil announced it was scaling back its Sea Lion oil field project north of the Falkland Islands as weak oil prices have put pressure on the company to cut costs.”

    so weak oil prices, eh? is the cheapest excuse ever.
    but what can you expect from an insignificant company and the government of an insignificant islet?:
    A Failure.

    “The Falklands government release adds that it welcomes the participation and investment of international oil companies...blablabla...”

    yeah, right...
    international oil companies are desperate to participate there...LOL

    now a piece of advice for fatty luxton:
    try to lose some weight you fatty, cause you will see the oil from 6 feet under.

    why are all the isleters so f*cking fat?

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 03:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Must be the good living to be had in them there islets, why are all the Argies fucking idiots?

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 03:09 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Marcos Alejandro

    Dusters all over the place- Argentina pressure-no new investors-new lower cost project...failure.

    1 Think
    InBicto? :-))

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 03:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    these isleters relate being fat with having a good life...
    no doubts the problem is in their tiny brains

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 03:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Agarrenmen Che, que sinó lo amasijo al bostrero del 14...

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 04:22 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
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  • golfcronie

    Would love to hear your comments on the other thread “ Unasur member Guyana ' suspends' Parliament”, why do you not throw out Guyana as you did Paraguay comment on that thread, hypocrites
    Is that because you have nothing to say? I await your responces.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 05:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Dear Argentinean married Turnip at (18)....

    Risking being accused of going “Off Topic”, I will shortly answer your request...

    I'm convinced that the UNASUR, in close cooperation with his sister organization, the COMMONWEALTH, are keeping a vigilant eye on the political developments in their member state, GUYANA...

    I'm positive that, if something seriously unconstitutional or antidemocratic took place in our member state, GUYANA, both UNASUR and the COMMONWEALTH would be quick to react...

    That doesn't seem to be the case at the moment, though...

    One thing I can assure you.....
    UNASUR has no favourites in GUYANA...
    Them East Indian Niggas, Black African Niggas and Amerindian Niggas...., are equals to us...

    I do assume the same applies to the COMMONWEALTH...

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 05:42 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pete Bog

    The islanders have been making a profit, albeit a small one for years-so yes oil will be a bonus. For a country that produces 40% of its energy requirements from natural sources, and that is bound to increase, and can burn peat if all else fails, the oil is needed mostly for export. Agreed, even without oil the FI economy will survive and prosper as more industries will be created and if a major deep water port goes ahead the income will creep up and up and up.

    What would really destroy the Falklands economy and consign the Falklands to poverty and debt forever, plus leave them at the mercy of any country wishing to invade, would be to become Argentine.

    I wonder if HMG would consider siting their future spaceport (presumably for Skylon) at MPA? Though I'd like Lllanbedr to get it otherwise.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 07:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • RICO

    #19 Racist colonialist, why don't you go home.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 08:25 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    According to Premier's 2014/15 Exploration & Appraisal Program, which includes Falklands, (plus Pakistan, UK, Kenya, Indonesia and Norway

    does this mean, these countries will be banned from trading or visiting the great

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 08:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    Im so glad Think bought up them there niggas.

    At least Guyana even when under the yoke of the Engrish, manager to keep them.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 08:55 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    It has been alleged that the president of Argentina from 1868 to 1874, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, sought to wipe out blacks from the country in a policy of covert genocide through extremely repressive policies (including possibly the forced recruitment of Africans into the army and by forcing blacks to remain in neighborhoods where disease would decimate them in the absence of adequate health care

    And they complain abt us,
    perhaps Argentina has more dirty deeds in its past than it suggests.
    as always-pot-kettle-black-

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 09:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    Yeah it is no wonder that Think is so liberal with the term 'nigga'. He was probably around when Argentina still had some.

    Nov 14th, 2014 - 10:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Jo Bloggs

    20 Pete Bog

    I really like your post; it's spot on. The deadbeats give the impression we are currently poverty-stricken (I guess that is a normal state for many Argies) and hanging on desperately to the prospect of oil and gas. Nothing could be further from the truth.

    Personally I won't be heart-broken if it all goes away. Sure, I believe I will be better off if the black stuff starts to flow but I have no doubt that we'll survive and continue to prosper and diversify if it doesn't work out that way.

    On another topic, it was really good to see that Vince Cable put a stop to the Gripen deal for the Argies. Another Argie deadbeat myth thrown out the window. The myth that the UK can have no influence over them.

    When you think about it the UK is doing them Argies a favour. They would've just fucked those aircraft up if they got their hands on them anyway.

    Chuckle chuckle.

    Nov 15th, 2014 - 12:26 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Without maintenance they would literally fly them into the ground.

    Nov 15th, 2014 - 03:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Poster golfcronie wrote to me at (18)...:
    “Would love to hear your comments on the other thread “ Unasur member Guyana ' suspends' Parliament”, why do you not throw out Guyana as you did Paraguay comment on that thread, hypocrites
    Is that because you have nothing to say? I await your responces.”

    Well....... I responded him at (19)...
    Evidently, my response was not what he was waiting for...
    By the way, still not a word from the COMMONWEALTH about that DEMOCRATIC CRISIS IN GUYANA that only seems to exist in MercoPress's bizarre information universe...

    Nov 15th, 2014 - 04:19 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    Guyana Assembly Seeks Commonwealth Intervention in Dispute with President

    I see they're not bothering to ask for help from the ineffectual UNASUR.

    Nov 15th, 2014 - 11:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    18 pederasta
    and what the fuck has guyana got to do with this article?
    the fact here is: that fantasy oil well and that 4th class oil company are a joke.

    and you thought you will be saved by the oil?
    get a job, you lazy isleter.

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 03:10 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    I wish you and yours all the very best for 2015, because you are going to need it, I hope the Argie government ( or lack of ) changes and the next Government takes the bull by the horns and sorts your country out and of course leaves the Islets alone.We can but hope, shame that such a rich ( resourses ) country has such a fucked up economy but it may change who knows?

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 10:00 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @31 golfcronie,
    l think that we should take them over & run the country for them, for a price of course!
    All we need is a free hand & say a 10% fee.
    Hey, l'm not greedy,
    We could ask for 20%, but l'd be content with 10%. lol, lol!
    Considering the state of their(once rich)country, it would be a win-win situation.

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 10:36 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Oldie but Goodie...:

    “Just earlier this year, The Economist noted that the development of oil in the Falklands could make its small population ”one of the richest communities on earth“. But it looks like them Islanders will have to wait a little longer for their Mercs...”

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 11:18 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Hows PATO MUERTE doing, much foreign investment yet?
    They will still be drilling in the FALKLANDS in Q2 2015, even if it is only to appraise what we already have, if you are so interested I suggest you read the statement put out by Premier oil and Rockhopper Oil,have anice day.

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 11:49 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @33 Think,
    lt will be two Mercedes in our household, Think.
    And thats just for starters!
    Although Mr I originally wanted a Bentley & l wanted a V8 Chevrolet.
    So we compromised! lol!

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 12:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Personally I would buy a top of the range Range Rover with a few extras, for instance a Flail on the front to blow up the anti-personell mines left behind by our thoughtful neighbours, or perhaps a Formula One Mercedes, by the time you have driven over the mines they would explode perhaps a half a mile behind you. Just a thought.

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 12:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    @36 golfcronie,
    Just stirring up Think.
    Who knows what we will eventually buy!
    Although l've always liked Chevs.

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 08:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    (37) Chère Isolde

    You better “stir up” Mr. I....
    You have been talking about that Merc for more than three years now... and you still driving that little Maruti kind of thing...

    Nov 16th, 2014 - 10:11 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • lsolde

    Cher Think,
    How did you know that l have a Maruti?
    l thought that you would have agents on the ground here!
    Patience for the Mercedes, Think.
    Pearl gray, with leather seats.
    And what, pray tell, do you drive?
    A Trabant?

    Nov 17th, 2014 - 09:51 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    A burro!

    Nov 17th, 2014 - 09:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • golfcronie

    Is that “ chavs ” or “ chevs” only kidding!!LOL

    Nov 19th, 2014 - 12:18 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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