China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) issued tenders to foreign oil and gas companies for rights to explore and develop 12 new deepwater blocks in the South China Sea.
The area covers about 76,000 square kilometers in water depths from 985 feet to 6,562 feet. CNOOC will own all of the working interests resulting from the E&P activities.
Photos show many anti-Ukrainian and anti-EU slogans that the farmers use in their demonstration. One of the banners attached to a tractor calls on Russian President Vladimir Putin to bring "Ukraine, Brussels and our rulers” to order