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Falklands extends Rockhopper's offshore licenses until November 2022

Saturday, March 6th 2021 - 09:40 UTC
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The Falkland Islands government has agreed to extend each of Rockhopper Exploration plc’s offshore North Falkland basin petroleum licenses, including the Sea Lion discovery area, until Nov. 1, 2022. The extension includes no additional license commitments. The previous expiry date was May 1, 2021. Read full article

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  • 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).

    Mar 06th, 2021 - 11:18 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Pugol-H

    'all measures necessary to preserve our rights'

    They will immediately be issuing a strongly worded rant with some blistering sound bites.

    Mar 07th, 2021 - 12:34 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • portman

    well done to rockhopper who must have put forward a better case to fig for an extension than any new development proposals by a competitor!

    Mar 08th, 2021 - 08:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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