Here is San Leon's drilling equipment in the occupied territory

WSRW has received footage of the drilling operation to take place in the territory under Moroccan occupation.

Published 09 September 2015

These videos were shot approximately 10 days ago on the drill site, west of the capital El Aaiun. 

San Leon Energy is carrying out the first ever drilling in the occupied territory, onshore. The operation is seen as undermining the UN peace talks. 

The UN has condemned Morocco's invasion into the territory Western Sahara. 

Irish group launches OECD complaint against San Leon Energy

The Irish organisation GLAN today filed a complaint against the Irish/UK oil company San Leon Energy for violating the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises.

24 October 2018

New Chinese interest in oil search in occupied Western Sahara?

The private owned Chinese company China Great United Petroleum (Holding) Limited could be close to taking over controversial rights to onshore oil exploration in occupied Western Sahara.
02 July 2017

San Leon blames security for pause in occupied Western Sahara

Irish/UK oil company San Leon Energy's work in occupied Western Sahara is delayed, and the company claims to the Moroccan government that it is due to "regional security situation".

26 April 2017

Chinese Geron Energy might take over block in occupied Western Sahara

Irish oil company San Leon confirms that an unknown Chinese investor is sniffing on a majority stake in the company. San Leon is looking for oil in occupied Western Sahara, in violation of international law.

04 January 2017