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Falklands extends oil licenses two years for farm-in Rockhopper/Navitas accord

Wednesday, July 27th 2022 - 09:32 UTC
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Positive news for Falklands' oil industry development. All regulatory consents for the transaction between Harbour Energy plc and Israel's Navitas Petroleum LP of its Falkland Islands offshore license interests have been approved by the Falkland Islands government and the United Kingdom minister of state. Read full article


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  • Steve Potts

    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).

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 09:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Falklands-Free

    Argentina will try every trick in the book but fall short of going to the ICJ because they know if they do its game over.

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 01:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Monkeymagic

    I cant imagine the discussion in a proper ICJ forum (as opposed to the C24 loaded with Latam and corrupt stooges).

    We want to stop an Altantic Island community for accessing their natural resources because 190 years ago we sent a boat to the islands, the crew mutinied and murdered our governor and they were evicted 10 weeks later.

    What answer do they expect?

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 01:56 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Steve Potts

    Can't see Argentina going to the ICJ. Words are cheap reality is something different.

    Falklands – Argentina’s Geographical Affinity Claim (1 pg):-

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 02:03 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Judge Jose

    They will whinge and cry , but life will go on as normal.

    Jul 27th, 2022 - 02:41 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    “ICJ and Self-Determination
    ...opinion on Kosovo's declaration ...
    ” The right of self-determination, which the ICJ found to be jus cogens in the East Timor case, is a right of all peoples, not only of those in a colonial context. ... “

    UN General Assembly Resolutions: Resolution 2649
    (November 30, 1970)

    4. Considers that the acquisition and retention of territory in contravention of the right of the people of that territory to self-determination is inadmissible and a gross violation of the Charter;

    5. Condemns those Governments that deny the right to self-determination of peoples recognized as being entitled to it,

    Aug 02nd, 2022 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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