Tag Archives: drilling

Rowan Renaissance

Pocket money from oil revenues

Calculations the Canarian Government has made shows that the Canary Islands will only get around 15 million euros a year if Repsol find large amounts of oil in the fields where…

Protests against oil drillings

Mass demonstrations against test drilling

Tomorrow Saturday 18 October at 6 p.m. there will be mass demonstrations on all 8 Canary Islands against oil drillings. There will even be som demonstrations in Barcelona, Madrid and Málaga. Over…

dolphin

The noise from oil drilling can harm whales

The test drillings outside the Canary Islands can create noise of up to 180 decibels that can harm whales and dolphins in a large area. The scientific reports that Repsol was using to apply…

Oil Platform

The Canary Islands may become a new oil field

Government authorizes Repsol to drill for oil in the Canary Islands. The Ministry of Industry has granted Repsol permission to make up to three exploration wells for oil in the…