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Why Albania is THAT important to the Balkans

A couple of weeks ago, Director of IN-VR, Chryssa Tsouraki published an article on Albania’s importance to the Balkans region that went viral: “Albania is far too important for Europe’s energy security to be ignored or even underestimated. Some quick facts about Albania to familiarise yourselves: –  Patos Marinza: The largest oil field in Europe, operated by Bankers […]

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Shell bids to drill two Albanian onshore blocks

A venture between Royal Dutch Shell and Canada’s Petromanas has applied to drill two onshore blocks in central Albania close to another promising well they are drilling further south, an official said on Thursday. The official said three bids had been submitted for the blocks – from Shell Upstream Albania B.V with Petromanas Albania GmbH, Israel’s Delek […]