Falkland Islands

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:47:00 GMT
Falklands' (oil exploration) “has been a hugely successful campaign”, says Rockhopper
Rockhopper Exploration which has a joint venture agreement with Premier Oil offshore the Falkland Islands, described the oil exploration campaign now terminated as a 'huge success' and underlines the postponement of the Chatha...

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 18:14:00 GMT
Falklands' exploratory campaign ended, following termination of ocean rig contract
The Falkland Islands government and Premier Oil have announced on Friday the ocean rig 'Eirik Raude' contract termination, which in practical terms puts an end to the current exploratory campaign and the scheduled drilling of t...

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:15:00 GMT
Falklands' oil industry development continues despite slump in crude prices
Rockhopper Exploration flagship project, offshore the Falkland Islands the Sea Lion oil field development, continues to advance despite the recent slump in crude prices.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 23:11:00 GMT
Montevideo-Stanley, an integrating and necessary air link
By Jaime Trobo (*) - For some time now we have been arguing that Uruguay must strengthen its bonds and contacts with a neighboring territory, in the southern cone, part of our American continent, where families who arrived in o...

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:08:00 GMT
London's position on Falklands 'unchanged', says UK ambassador in Spain
The United Kingdom will not change current policy on the Falkland/Malvinas Islands, according to the UK Ambassador to Spain Simon J. Manley, confirming London's stance on the Islands sovereignty.

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 02:33:00 GMT
Falklands: Back to the future, why the 'new approach' from Argentina is completely missing the point
By the Honourable Mike Summers, OBE (*) - Over the weekend of the 6th and 7th February, the press in Argentina reported that the Government of Argentina (GoA) was going to change its approach to its treatment of the Falkland Is...

Sat, 06 Feb 2016 06:22:00 GMT
Falklands' population in 'constrictive' trend, says Argentine team on the field
The Falklands' population composition can be described as 'constrictive' since there is a tendency to ageing in the population pyramid, in other words there are more elderly people than children. Comments belong to a member of ...

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:04:00 GMT
Falklands: Contractual dispute with rig company raises speculation over drilling program
The Falkland Islands government would not permit anything less than full and proper abandonment of exploration wells drilled by any operator in the Falkland Islands, stated Director of Mineral Resources Stephen Luxton this week...

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:27:00 GMT
Chilean government condemns vandalism by fans at Malvinas Memorial in Rosario
The Chilean ambassador in Buenos Aires met with Malvinas war veterans and the head of the National Monument to the Flag in the city of Rosario, and delivered an official letter condemning the violent actions and destruction by ...

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 05:14:00 GMT
Four MPs expected in the Falklands next week: two Tories and two Labour
A group of four Members of Parliament from Britain will be visiting the Falkland Islands as guests of FIG from February 11-16, accompanied by Sukey Cameron MBE, from the Falkland Islands Government Office in London.