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Tag: Berkeley Sound

  • Thursday, January 23rd 2020 - 19:30 UTC

    Falklands' oil company lays out plans for production: 85.000 bpd at peak output

    Eirik Raude oil rig (Pic. Premier Oil)

    At peak oil production from the Falkland Islands offshore Sea Lion oil field, Premier Oil is hoping for 85,000 barrels of oil per day. Over 20 years they anticipate 255 million barrels of oil in a medium-case scenario.

  • Friday, November 1st 2019 - 09:50 UTC

    Falklands concern over environmental funding following Brexit

    An FC spokesperson said, “EU funding was crucial for showing how important Berkeley Sound is for endangered sei whales, and now the Falklands as a whole” (Pic C. Weir)

    Concern over environmental funding for the Falkland Islands following Brexit was once again raised in parliament last week, after Baroness Hooper submitted a question asking the Government “how much, if any, of the funding announced by the Prime Minister for the Darwin Initiative on 23 September will replace EU funding for wildlife in the Falkland Islands and other Overseas Territories?”

  • Tuesday, August 23rd 2016 - 06:37 UTC

    Premier Oil currently drafting a Project Proposal for oil production in the Falklands

    The Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) will drill subsea wells, which will include oil-producing, water-injection and gas-production wells.

    The commercialisation of the Sea Lion Oil Field off the Falkland Island’s continues to take steps forward as Premier Oil prepares a detailed project proposal to be submitted to the Falkland Island’s Government (FIG). Premier Oil has been undertaking public consultations in the Falklands over the past week as part of their Environmental Impact Assessment, which will support their application to FIG to proceed with oil development.

  • Wednesday, May 4th 2016 - 22:17 UTC

    “Whale recovery in Falklands” and an explosion of sightings

    Peak of whale sightings: January to March each year

    ”Whale recovery in Falklands’ waters was the subject of an article in Penguin News in October last year. It outlined the Marine Spatial Planning team’s efforts to capture the story of the mammal’s recovery.