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Benefits of Crogga survey 'could potentially be huge'

Company was given 27-month licence extension

The benefits of extending the licence for a company to survey for gas and oil in Manx waters 'could potentially be huge'.

That's the belief of the Infrastructure Minister after Crogga was given a 27-month extension to look for possible deposits off the Island's coast.

Crogga was initially given the licence in October 2018, before receiving a four-month extension at the end of 2021.

Tim Crookall says conversations have taken place with numerous parties over the most recent renewal:

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