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Navitas banned from Argentina for twenty years for operating in Falklands' waters

Saturday, April 23rd 2022 - 10:55 UTC
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Israel's Navitas Petroleum has been banned from all activities in Argentina for the next twenty years for involvement in the hydrocarbons industry in the Falklands/Malvinas zone without Argentine permission. Read full article


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  • Falklands-Free

    Poor old Argentina throwing a tantrum again.
    Not sure how they are going to stop the islanders pumping the oil out.
    Argentina is so obsessed with banning everyone who wants any connection with the development of the Falklands that they are doing themselves more harm than they realise.
    No wonder the islanders want nothing to do with them. What a bunch of losers.
    The oil will be extracted with or without Argentinas mythical permission because they do not own or have any jurisdictional right to impose their ideals on a British sovereign territory.
    Going to hurt them even more when the nasty little islanders who they believe dont exist starts reaping in huge royalties from the black gold.
    Going to be interesting watching Argentina continue to tear it's own economy apart while the tiny islands forge a new economical future.

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 11:05 am - Link - Report abuse +5
  • Dirk Dikkler

    I expect Navitas are devastated about being banned in Argentina, Oh well what a Pity ! they will have to operate in the Falklands instead at least there is a Legitimate Government in control and not a Corrupt regime.

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 11:41 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Tænk


    - Last year we forced Engrish Premier Oil and Engrish Chrysaor to abandon their “Cunning” Pirate Oil Plans in the South Atlantic...:

    - This year we are repeating the success with that Israeli Navitas...:


    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 12:45 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Swede

    If a company does not have any commercial activity in Argentina, it probably has nothing to fare from them. Navitas has been banned from all activities IN Argentina for the next twenty years. But as the Falkland Islands waters are OUTSIDE Argentina it should be no problem for them. They just have to choose which partner they want to work with. Now, when they are already banned they can just proceed. Argentina cannot do much about it.

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 01:07 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Tænk


    -As this Engrish article of last year clearly explains...:
    It was enough for us Argies to ask stock markets in New York and London (as their own rules oblige them to do)..., to warn investors of our claim that UK-listed oil firms were working illegally off the Falkland/Malvinas..., to spook most of them Engrish prospective new shareholding investors out and make Engrish Harbour Energy announce its exit from their controversial oil and gas projects in disputed waters near the Falkland/Malvinas...

    -We Argies are now setting the base for our nice letter asking the stock exchange in Tel Aviv (as their own rules oblige them to do)..., to warn investors of our claim that an Israeli-listed oil firm is working illegally off the Falklands/Malvinas...

    - We Argies are confidently certain of reaching same positive result as in London last year...


    Argentina has previously asked stock markets in New York and London to warn investors of its claim that UK-listed oil firms are working illegally off the Falklands..., thus spooking most of them prospective new share holding investors...

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 01:45 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Monkeymagic

    Without a drop of Falklands oil, the islanders have the 5th highest GDP per capita in the World, with it, they'd be first.

    Argentina with large productive oil reserves are 87th, without them they be near Mozambique and Chad.


    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 03:43 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Trimonde

    MonkeyMoron, are you REALLY trying to compare a country with an infrastructure a 10 million times larger than the Malvinas, a history a society and a culture that's 10 thousand times more complex, a population 16 thousand times greater, a territory god knows how many thousands of times larger; to an angry little population of British sponsored well kept non self governing occupiers insolently pretending there is no territorial sovereignty dispute happening under their feet, by talking about their GDP per capita? hahahaha you got to be kidding!! LOL
    Falklands-Fake ... lol (oh brother!!) You still think the Argentine are looking for your friendship and good disposition? lol To them you have long ago earned becoming a conspiring cheating lying condescendingly scorned bunch of arrogant brainwashed servants.
    I hope this is only the beginning, and that soon they will be taking to court all international fisheries and all transport shipping. Because sweetie, these corporation's wallets have nothing to do with the islanders. It's ALL about London

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 04:58 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Falklands-Free

    Trimonde. There you go again. Clueless. Ignorant the works. Population size has nothing to do with how good you can run your country it is based on the very people who run it.
    The Falklands have and are doing a sterling job developing. While poor old Argentina claiming to be so much bigger with a population so many times greater are getting it all wrong.
    Huge international debts they will never likely repay. Poverty at almost have the population level. An economy that is still receding.
    Looks like bigger is not always best.
    Maybe time you took a leaf out of our book and learned how to really manage a country.
    We could have a million people living on this land and with the oil that surrounds us we could still do a better job that Srgentina is doing.

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 05:08 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Judge Jose

    The only liars Trimonde are the ones spewing garbage from Buenos Aires, lose the bitterness and hatred and you might live a long and happy life,

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 05:43 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Tænk

    Caro Signore Trimonde...

    - Saying that to us Argies them Kelpers...: “Have long ago earned becoming a conspiring cheating lying condescendingly scorned bunch of arrogant brainwashed servants.” ...sounds a tad excessive... ;-)

    Anyhow..., with the Oil Question sorted out..., the Mutton Question sorted out..., the Cruiseship Question not yielding any significant income any time soon..., we are indeed concentrating on that ~70% source of their income..., the Fish Question...

    El Tænk...

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 06:09 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Monkeymagic

    Trimonde cretin.

    Yep...based on GDP per capita Britain is richer than Argentina, the Falkland islanders are richer than Argentina, Uruguay is richer than Argentina, Kazakhstan is richer, Bulgaria is richer, Guyana richer....You have dragged your country into the same leaugue as Belarus and Costa Rica.

    Argentina is a pathetic country....and you are it ignorant turd...screeching in the dark.

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 06:51 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Roger Lorton

    Yet again, Argentina is proven to be impotent.

    I am sure that Navitas knew exactly what the whinging neighbours would do when they signed up.

    Not that I expect to see any oil flowing anytime soon, but the day will come.

    Apr 23rd, 2022 - 11:01 pm - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Trimonde

    Tænk, I didn't know at what point continuing to add adjectives made the sentence grammatically incorrect, so I just stopped short I guess.
    I just feel that it's not so much a measure of where they get income from, but one of principle, and the concept I believe would be more appropriate towards that, would be to just sue every single business venture across the board, including cruise ships, unless one can include their stops on the continent as the same permit, and I would give notice through the Coast Guard to all shipping traffic as a matter of routine practice.
    Monkey Moron... I should have known that you'd be unable to understand what the point is. You're attaching GDP per capita on the islands to the notion of “merit”, inferring like everyone else who tries to make that into some shaming point, how much more capable the islanders have been (on their own, right? lol) compared to the same number formula GDP per capita as applied the citizenship of Argentina, also in regards to their “merit”.

    ... But you know what? I actually could not care less to explain for you and everyone why that is such pathetically embarrassing comparison for the islanders, and their little free loading walk in the park cheating existence.

    Apr 24th, 2022 - 01:05 am - Link - Report abuse -5
  • imoyaro

    “...their little free loading walk in the park cheating existence.”

    Sounds like the current Narcokleptocracy. ;)

    Apr 24th, 2022 - 01:25 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Zaczac121

    Well GDP is a measure of a country’s wealth and therefore its success

    Apr 24th, 2022 - 07:35 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Trimonde

    Perhaps you could say that Zaczac21, IF The Overseas British Occupation that those islands are, WERE a country in the full sense of the word, as are the roughly 200 countries that are distributed over the planet. You do know what “BOT” stands for right? The fact is that the unlawful FIG is only able to claim those figures thanks to the UK pathetically hidden interventions at “the City”, tweaking of spreadsheets and out right various forms of sustenance assistance which it also attempts to hide or play down, as it has become a well indoctrinated social and politician's cause in London to beat the Argentine claim for the benefit of the world's witnessing. What's sad about that, is that both British and Islanders are embarrassingly in cahoots about lying and saying the islanders “did it completely on their own” in order to fake a solid point in their combat against the Argentina's dispute. All of this is intuitively seen as the description of the conflict makes it obvious, no matter how hard they try to hide the evidence.
    Few instances among people's interactions are more embarrassing than watching someone muster up a straight face at someone else in order to act like they are not lying, when behind that stone face they know everybody knows they are.

    Apr 24th, 2022 - 08:21 am - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Monkeymagic

    Haha Trimonde

    You are funny. What is clear is that Argentina has a pathetically poor GDP per capita, making it barely a country in the full sense of the word. More a bankrupt, lying, hideously poor run cesspit, despite massive natural resources...whose government tries to hide its incompetence and theft by telling “useful idiots” about a fantasy sovereignty dispute that was based on lies 190 years ago..and is still based on lies today.

    You are correct, the islanders GDP per capita should be looked upon differently, they (like Taiwan) have achieved incredible success DESPITE intervention from a lying mendacious neighbour.

    As you hold a mirror to yourself Trimonde, a violent Argentine cretin who attacked his own mother, everyone can see the liar trying to keep a straight face.

    There is no valid Argentine claim...never was, never will be.

    Apr 24th, 2022 - 09:05 am - Link - Report abuse +4
  • Trimonde

    hahahaha oh my! how quickly we sink into desperation.

    Apr 24th, 2022 - 09:12 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Monkeymagic

    yes. Trimonde you are desperate.

    Desperate to try to find an excuse as to why Argentina is a failed state
    Desperate for reasons why the islanders are rich and you are poor
    Desperate to blame everyone else for Argentinas failure
    Desperate to try and piece together a patchwork of 200 year old lies to make a claim
    Desperate....poor you!

    Thinking you can bully 3000 islanders, is really desperate, failing that's just pathetic.


    Apr 24th, 2022 - 09:38 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • FitzRoy

    @Trimonde, of course, you do know that Argentina receives somewhere around £36m annually from the UK government don't you? It's a gift of foreign aid.

    If the government of the Falklands is so illegal why are we welcome at the UN? And why have you still not taken your claim to the ICJ?

    Your continued ranting sounds a lot like sour grapes.

    Apr 24th, 2022 - 10:12 am - Link - Report abuse +5
  • Zaczac121

    Really Trimonde? The UK is altering spreadsheets of the Falklands to make them more profitable? That is an illegal thing to do in the UK… It’s called fraud…

    Apr 24th, 2022 - 03:28 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Tænk


    Even in these Modern Google Times...
    Lying Brainwashed Anglo Turnips (like the above) choose to lie...:
    - “...You do know that Argentina receives somewhere around £36m annually from the UK government don't you? It's a gift of foreign aid.”..., he lies...

    I say...:
    Here is the chance for any Brainwashed Anglo Turnip (or else) to make this humble Patagonian Argie eat his hat...
    Any link to support the above's Brainwashed Anglo Turnip's lie...?
    (If one doesn't know where to look..., one could start here...: )


    Apr 24th, 2022 - 04:39 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Zaczac121

    Maybe Thunk would get more people to listen to him and respect what he says if he dropped the whole “Brainwashed Anglo-Turnip” insult since you can’t really have a civil discussion if one side constantly calls the other brainwashed.

    Apr 25th, 2022 - 12:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic

    How much do you think it is “Think”?

    I can read the tables..can you?

    Apr 25th, 2022 - 09:45 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Trimonde

    MonkeyMaggot, Am I supposed to be surprised that an English speaker desperately does not understand most everything?
    Fitzzy... sweetie London doesn't “gift” anything to anyone. OK?

    Apr 25th, 2022 - 10:17 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic


    Any closer to stealing the Falklands yet...thought not....thousands of silly little lying posts on Mercopress and going to do it.....I recommend you get a big placard and march up and down you street...or better still write to the UN.....

    oh...still didnt work...3000 people on a distant island making a complete tw@t out of you...and all you've got is silly lying posts.

    Apr 25th, 2022 - 03:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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