Falklands : TEMPORARY PORT COULD BE EAST OF FIPASS
Submitted by Falkland Islands News Network (Juanita Brock) 26.10.2013 (Article Archived on 23.11.2013)
A presentation by Noble Energy (Falklands) Limited attracted approximately 80 members of the public to the narrows Bar on Thursday, 10th October 2013 at 1730hrs.
PORT COULD BE EAST OF FIPASS
Editorial by J. Brock (FINN)
A presentation by
Noble Energy (Falklands) Limited attracted approximately 80 members of the
public to the narrows Bar on Thursday, 10th October 2013 at 1730hrs.
man in the Falklands, Richard Winkelman opened the discussion with a few
introductory remarks about Noble Energy’s first few months in the Falklands and
what had been achieved thus far. Michael
Radabaugh, Business Unit Manager International Frontier Ventures presented a
project update for Noble Energy’s Falkland Islands Campaign. Joe Landry,
Operations Manager Nicaragua International Division discussed company plans for
a temporary port facility.
explained that the location could be east of FIPASS. He stressed that the water depths in the area
will accommodate relevant shipping and would be appropriate for smaller vessels
working in the exploration and exploitation effort. The temporary port is designed for a 10-yeatr
use and it can be taken away after 3 years.
All of the important parts are being collected in New Orleans and could
be on the way at the end of November.
He explained that
if planning permission is not given his team would work with Government and the
people affected to find out why and to try and solve problems.