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Falkland Islands (Offshore Oil)

Volume 955: debated on Monday 31 July 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether significant quantities of oil are indicated to be in Falkland Islands waters following the recent survey carried out on behalf of British, United States and Argentine interests.

Two seismic surveys have been completed by private companies in the waters surrounding the Falkland Islands. I expect to receive both companies' reports, which are now in preparation, in due course.