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Exploratory Drilling Begins

Oil rig Ocean Guardian commenced exploratory drilling operations offshore the Falkland Islands on 22 February.  The rig is contracted to Desire Petroleum plc, which has a licence to drill in the North Falkland Basin.  On completion of this initial Desire Petroleum well, the rig will drill a well for Rockhopper Exploration plc in their licensed acreage. 

For further information, please visit:

www.falklands.gov.fk//Oil_&_Minerals.html and www.falklands-oil.com.