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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

 

Preparing For Oil War in The Artic

The Norwegian Barents Observer reports that on 8/1/09 The Norwegian Operational Command Headquarters will open in Reitan, outside Bodo in extreme northern Norway.
This makes Norway the first country to move its military command leadership to the Artic.
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The Norwegian Government has given the approval for the Goliat Oil Project in the Barents Sea. The field is estimated to have 173 million barrels of oil and is expected to reach a peak production of about 100,000 barrels of oil plus natural gas per day. Eni plans to start production in 2013, and keep the field running for at least 15 years.It will be the second offshore development in the icy waters of the Barents Sea that Norway shares with its neighbor Russia.
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Norway-goverment-1st-Barents-apf-15179458.html?x=1&.v=1
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The Norwegians are also major players in Cuba’s oil exploration within 70 miles of the Florida Keys coast.
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2008/06/boogeyman-drilling-for-oil-near-florida.html
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So while Obama, Pelosi, and Reid are busy taxing and throttling our development of our domestic oil and gas facilities Norway, who is currently the third largest exporter of oil, is busy developing and expanding their massive facilities for the 21st century.
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In addition to the Barents Sea development, Norway has claimed the vast oil reserves under the Northwest Passage of the Artic based on the explorations of Roald Amundsen.
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Isn’t Norway a hoot! They gave Al Gore the Nobel Prize for convincing the world that burning oil is destroying the world. Isn’t that a gigantic piece of hypocrisy and bait-and-switch that most of the world has swallowed.
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Reminds one of the medals they (the same folks) bestowed on Jimmy Carter for establishing peace between Israel and the Arabs.
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New Additional News:
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/04/16/new-cold-war-as-ice-cap-melts-militaries-vie-for-arctic-edge/?intcmp=trending
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Prior Items:
http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2009/07/we-could-use-little-global-warming.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2007/10/250-years-of-global-warming-with-al.html
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http://roanokeslant.blogspot.com/2008/07/oil-problem-cant-be-fixed.html
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http://www.roanokeslant.org/GlobalWarmingThoughts/
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