The population of the Algarve and Alentejo areas potentially affected by oil exploration, “will once again have social peace,” after Galp-ENI abandoned its drilling project off Aljezur.

In a statement on October 30th, the Association of Terras do Infante (the Lagos, Aljezur and Vila do Bispo Councils) considered the abandonment of oil exploration by the consortium, “a sensible decision.”

News courtesey of