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Exxon discovers oil off Guyana coast, in territory claimed by Venezuela

Friday, May 15th 2015 - 04:41 UTC
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Exxon Mobil Corp has discovered oil off the coast of Guyana, the company and the South American nation's government said on Thursday, potentially inflaming a long-running territorial dispute with neighboring Venezuela. Read full article

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  • Chicureo

    Good news for Maduro! He needs a war to boost his public opinion polls and we all know how a small territorial dispute is a way to unify a unhappy populace.

    May 15th, 2015 - 12:07 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Lagow

    The US has already back up Guyana in its right to those seas. Too bad for Maduro and Venezuela those seas are lost to them, since they will not be able to push off the little country.

    May 15th, 2015 - 03:14 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Pugol-H

    Territorial disputes are becoming quite popular in S. America.

    This one could get rather interesting very quickly.

    May 15th, 2015 - 04:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Exxon discovers oil off Guyana, in territory claimed by Venezuela

    Oh shit, more trouble.
    Guyana,==ex British.
    Venezuela == Friend of CFK of the argentines.

    Claims galore then..
    Cover your ears….lol

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    May 15th, 2015 - 07:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Chicureo

    #4 Briton

    Even more fun as Exxon's Venezulean assets were unlawfully seized without reasonable compensation. Exxon has publicly denounced both the Chavez and Maduro governments.

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    May 15th, 2015 - 09:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    This may well need popcorn and coke, sit back and enjoy..

    May 15th, 2015 - 11:53 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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