Oil in Shpirag, Rama: Very close to the decisive hour
In order to participate in the final phase of research that has been carried out for years by the SHELL company, Prime Minister Rama himself was in one of the wells today.
"Today in Shpirag, where the important discovery carried out 6.1km deep in the oil-bearing soil, carries with it the great promise of extracting a significant wealth for Albania and the Albanians, also the challenge of the final technical test of assessing the stability of the pressure of flow of gas and oil, up to the surface of the earth. At the end of this year we will learn this too, while we are working in parallel on the project of the Sovereign Fund that will manage such a great national asset in the event of success of the final test, starting from the careful study of world practices in the field , such as the sovereign funds of Norway, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan and so on. Good luck now that this nearly ten-year effort is approaching the decisive hour of truth," he wrote.
"What an extraordinary day today, with the Prime Minister, Edi Rama at well number 5 Shpirag, where the SHELL company is continuing the exploratory work with the aim of having the results of the final technical test at the end of this year. A voluminous work, 6.1 kilometers in depth, by one of the most important companies in the sector in the world, and we hope and believe that the optimistic data so far will be finalized successfully. A great asset of the Albanian underground, which will have a significant impact on the national economy," said Minister of Infrastructure Belinda Balluku.