Thursday, February 21, 2008

Oil Found in Albania, Close to Kosovo

You couldn't have made it up.

On January 10, 5 weeks before the Kosovan Parliament made its unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia - the Swiss-based Manas Petroleum Corporation
broke the news. A survey of the company's exploratory fields in northern Albania had identified "large prospects" of oil and gas, close to the boarder with Kosovo.

Estimates of the find are up to 2.98 billion barrels of oil and 3.01 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, a find that Manus describes as "giant" in its official press release.

None of which, of course, had anything whatsoever to do with the enthusiastic American and British support for the new Republic of Kosovo located 50 km from the oil fields - a course of action that has set these countries on a collision course with Serbia and Russia and which has divided the European Union.

Who was it who said that
America is addicted to oil?

Credit to Stephen Lendman at Indy Media for unearthing this story.

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