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21.07 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
Irish oil firm now to conduct surveys in occupied territoryic_soros_610.jpgSan Leon’s seismic surveys will be conducted in the northern parts of occupied Western Sahara from July 2011, in violation of international law. Placements from investor George Soros might have been crucial.
07.05 - 2011.   Category: Archive 2011
Seismic surveys in occupied territories to start nowic_longreach_610.jpgUK-Irish oil minors will start seismic surveys in occupied Western Sahara in June 2011.
03.12 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
Illegal seismic programme delayedic_longreach_610.jpgThe Irish/British companies illegally exploring for oil in occupied Western Sahara had planned seismic studies  for Fourth Quarter this year. They have still not started, but the plans to carry out the programme remains.
01.12 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
Coordinates of Island Oil block in occupied Western Sahara Here are the exact coordinates of the Zag Basin block, explored by  San Leon Morocco Ltd, Longreach Oil and Gas Ventures Limited" et "Island International Exploration Morocco.

07.04 - 2010.   Category: Archive 2010
San Leon carries ahead ic_san_leon_march2010.jpgUN has said that looking for oil in Western Sahara is illegal. But the Irish firm San Leon Energy moves steadily forwards. Drilling underway next year.
19.10 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Irish plunderers to mergeic_tarfaya_610.jpgThe two Irish oil companies that are looking for oil in occupied Western Sahara are about to merge. The firms are undermining international law.
22.09 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Norwatch: PGS Stumbles into Western Saharaic_protest_irish_oil_firms_610.jpgThe Norwegian seismic services company PGS has entered in on the ownership side of the Irish oil company San Leon Energy. The funds placed by PGS will help enable increased oil exploration in occupied Western Sahara.
24.07 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Sahrawi in Western Sahara: "Irish companies: leave our land!"ic_protest_irish_oil_firms_610.jpgThe news that Irish oil firms Island Oil & Gas, Longreach and San Leon have obtained a full exploration licence for an area near occupied Smara, has triggered a response from the native inhabitants of the territory. And it's not a welcoming one.
23.07 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Irish oil firms awarded exploration licence in occupied SmaraBoth San Leon and Island Oil & Gas have announced that the Zag Reconnaissance Licence has been upgraded to a full Exploration Licence. The Zag basin is located near Smara, occupied Western Sahara.
08.07 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Polisario protests Morocco's oil provocationsWhile under peace talks, Morocco is speeding up its plans for illegal oil search in occupied Western Sahara. The provocation has led Polisario to protest Morocco's actions to the UN Security Council. Read letter dated 6 July 2009 here.
22.06 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Escalation to full exploration in Smaraic_island_oil_gas_610.jpgIrish oil firms will explore for oil in the Smara area in complete violation of international law.
20.04 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Polisario protests plunderingOn 8th April 2008, Polisario sent a letter to the Security Council protesting the plundering of Western Sahara. The letter has now been published as an official document of both the General Assembly (A/63/871) and the Security Council (S/2009/198).  
25.02 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
Irish oil company wants to speed up oil huntic_island_logo.jpgThe Irish oil company Island Oil and Gas - and their partners in San Leon - today announced their intention to upgrade their licence in occupied Western Sahara from a frontier licence to an exploration licence.
02.02 - 2009.   Category: Archive 2009
War profiteersic_island_oil_leaders_610.jpgIrishmen Bryan Benitz and and Paul Griffiths are leading a company that is planning to profit from an occupation.

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