Bad oil deal worse than non warns Falkland Islands Chief Executive

A BAD oil deal would be worse than no deal retiring Chief Executive Keith Padgett warned the Falklands Government at the Legislative Assembly on Thursday.

He said if a mutually beneficial situation could not be achieved, “the oil should be left in the ground, or under the sea until conditions are such that a full and proper return for the Islands can be realised.”

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FITB will be promoted despite cut to UK post

THE Falkland Islands Tourist Board has given an assurance that the Falklands will still be promoted internationally despite the cutting of the post of  Director, International Communications.  

Penguin News contacted the Tourist Board following the submission of a letter to the paper from the Managing Director of Wildfoot Travel Simon Rowland in Cheshire expressing serious concern at the news.

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Oil news - plans for next Sea Lion Phase

By Peter Young

PREMIER OIL held a briefing in the Narrows Bar last Thursday to announce the plans for consultation on the Sea Lion Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).

Representing Premier Oil, Country Manager Tim Martin introduced his team and briefed the audience on the plans for the next phase of the Sea Lion Project.

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