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Falklands’ black gold rush might at last be a reality

Saturday, July 23rd 2022 - 22:49 UTC
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By Dominic O’Connell, The Times- Head north from the Falkland Islands, across the South Atlantic waves where albatross wheels and whales sound, and you pass over what could be a big new oil province — a significant source of hydrocarbons controlled not by sheiks or oligarchs, but by the United Kingdom. Read full article

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  • Dirk Dikkler

    This Kind of Story just p****s off the Argentine regime ! there will be a counter claim from them crying it`s not fair.

    Capish !!!!????

    Jul 24th, 2022 - 11:11 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Tænk

    This kind of story just fools some gullible investors! Will it be yet another wave of them ruined Anglo ones (~30,000 and counting) crying it`s not fair...?

    Capish !!!!????

    Jul 24th, 2022 - 01:43 pm - Link - Report abuse -6
  • downunder

    So much for the Argentine government's claim that the whole world supports its bogus sovereignty claim to the Falklands.

    Jul 25th, 2022 - 03:15 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • Dirk Dikkler

    @Taken, Oh those poor Argentine Hydro Miners at Vaca Muerta can`t find any gullible investors to pump into there corrupt operation !! and another Wave of poverty sweeps over the Argentine masses 30,000,000 plus and Growing !!! Weeping Why Us !

    Capizzzzzzzzz !!!!!! ???????

    Jul 25th, 2022 - 08:49 am - Link - Report abuse +3
  • portman

    here we go, here we go, here we go (again) lol

    Jul 25th, 2022 - 11:36 am - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Tænk

    Portman...
    I take it ya ain't buying no Rockflopper shares...

    Jul 25th, 2022 - 01:15 pm - Link - Report abuse -4
  • Shogun

    Yawn.............

    Jul 25th, 2022 - 06:43 pm - Link - Report abuse +2
  • Tænk

    Shogun...
    I take it ya ain't buying no Rockflopper shares neither...;-)

    Jul 26th, 2022 - 06:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Pugol-H

    Just imagine, it does go ahead, the reaction in BA, apoplectic grand mal.

    Now that would be a laugh.

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 01:18 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Tænk

    Turnip above...
    I take it ya are buying some Rockflopper shares to join the imaginary party...

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 02:16 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • imoyaro

    Gauchito Drink, I take it you are buying cheap “Whiskey” since you can no longer afford your imaginary “Scotch?”

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 03:52 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Tænk

    BTW.....
    - Any self-governing KELPER reading this..., that does appreciates poetry...?

    - I TÆNK the last couple of words of the aboves article's poetic first paragraph speak volumes...:

    - “” Head north from the Falkland Islands..., across the South Atlantic waves where Albatross wheels and Whales sound..., you pass over what could be a big new oil province..., a significant source of hydrocarbons controlled not by sheiks or oligarchs..., but by the United Kingdom... “”

    Capisce...?

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 07:55 pm - Link - Report abuse -5
  • Argentine citizen

    I begin to understand why the citizens of the Middle East resort to terror to defend themselves from the injustices of global geopolitical power.

    Jul 28th, 2022 - 05:51 am - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Judge Jose

    AC, you mean like your ancestors the Spanish conquistadors who raped murdered and stole from the true natives of Latin America, nothing warrants terrorism, including the evil Junta that killed thousands of your own people, what a pathetic comment,

    Jul 28th, 2022 - 09:19 am - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Pugol-H

    Q. E. D.

    Even the thought of it has the Planters knickers in a twist.

    Imagine the headlines, Rockflopper strike it rich, Islanders unavailable for comment as they are flying (in gold plated aircraft) to St Moritz for a holiday.

    Iron Dome missile system being deployed in Falklands, along with long range cruise missiles and a squadron of F35Cs.

    Meanwhile Argentina continues its slide into being a failed state, making Venezuela look good.

    https://en.mercopress.com/2022/07/28/argentina-s-never-ending-tragic-farce

    Jul 28th, 2022 - 01:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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