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    Argentina taking legal action over drilling

    News // April 7, 2015

    The Telegraph newspaper reports that Argentina has announced that it is planning to take legal action against the UK for its oil exploration around the Falkland Islands.

    Two British firms have announced that they had made an oil and gas discovery at a well in the region, the first in a nine-month drilling campaign. Premier Oil and Falkland Oil and Gas said the discovery was “better than expected”.

    The Argentine President Cristina Kirchner said the announcement was “provocative”, and her minister for Falkland affairs, Daniel Filmus, said they would be taking legal action.

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