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Israel Grants First Golan Heights Oil Drilling License To Dick Cheney-Linked Company


Business  (tags: oil, Golan Heights, Syria, Israel, Dick Cheney, Genie Energy, annexed territory, occupation )

Evelyn
- 1283 days ago - businessinsider.com
Genie Energy subsidy will now have exclusive rights to a 153m2 radius in the southern part of the Golan Heights. "This action is mostly political- it's an attempt to deepen Israeli commitment to the occupied Golan Heights," while Syria not free to react.



   

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Darren Woolsey (218)
Tuesday September 15, 2015, 2:35 pm
"Dickie's Such An Asshole" Frank Zappa

Shared everywhere to spread awareness.
Thanks Evelyn.
 

Angelika R (143)
Wednesday September 16, 2015, 8:27 am
Bingo! It figured, yeah. Thx Evelyn. And, after they will have successfully emptied out Syria- IF the world lets that happen..- the same people will be lined up there for more such licenses.
 

Shirley S (187)
Wednesday September 16, 2015, 10:10 pm
It is all about TIMING.
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 1:56 am
Noted
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 6:52 am
Enough to stop non-stop exploitation?
 

Roger G (148)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 1:17 pm
anyone surprised about that one ? ROTFLOL
noted, thanks
 

Birgit W (160)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 1:18 pm
Noted.
 

Ruth R (246)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 1:26 pm
Thank you for the post. Hope that we all get a little more off-grid solar energy -- where people are willing!
 

Ruth R (246)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 1:29 pm
Thank you for the post. Hope that we all get a more off-grid solar energy -- where people are willing!

Too bad -- that is a good place to go swimming!
"....Reed notes that recent natural gas finds off Israel’s coast in the Mediterranean have made the country's offshore gas reserve one of the largest of its kind in the world, meaning Israel may become a significant energy exporter in its region..."
 

Ruth R (246)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 1:36 pm
O what a mess that will make. Please will they stop this.
 

Angelika R (143)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 2:05 pm
Except, Ruth, those gas fields actually belong to the Palestinians..but Israel has been stealing just about everything from them, so no surprise. This story is over 2 yrs old, I haven't checked news lately how that long struggle they 've had with Noble Energy developped..
 

Evelyn B (63)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 2:17 pm
Oh, for alternative energy to become so widespread (even for vehicles) that the oil wells become totally uneconomic!!
I'd prefer that even where the drilling isn't on appropriated land (or sea bottom)
 

Janet B (0)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 2:27 pm
Thanks
 

Vivian B (169)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 2:55 pm
It figures that the Dickster would have his hands in this!
 

Eleonora Oldani (37)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 3:52 pm

Thanks Evelyn - would have been a big surprise if Cheney wouldn't have his hands in that pie too!!
 

Janet R (38)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 4:20 pm
They aren't too bright, are they?
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Thursday September 17, 2015, 5:24 pm
Noted. Thanks, Evelyn.
Anything Dastardly Dick has his hand in is going to be rotten to the core.
 
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