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Oil in the Adriatic, Zagreb moves forward

Rome - T he Norwegian firm Spectrum would be in charge of the platforms for about 2.5 billion Euros, money that will flow into Zagreb’s economy.

Rome - In spite of the opposition of the Italian authorities, the Croatian government is focused on moving forward with a project to extract crude oil from the Adriatic seabed. The Croatian program forecasts the installation of 19 oil platforms. T he Norwegian firm Spectrum would be in charge of the platforms for about 2.5 billion Euros, money that will flow into Zagreb’s economy. The Croatian government has also declared that there will be no environmental impact from the exploitation of these resources, but this remains a major concern on the Italian side.

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