British oil company prospecting off Marseille may be set up a platform.
There are many oil and gas off the coast of Marseille in 2000 meters. The Melrose Scottish company which conducted the research could exploit this resource in the future. The conservationists and the tourism industry are worried.
Environmentalists see a very dim view of this project to implement an oil platform a few miles of the future national park coves and Pelagos Marine Park, a sanctuary for the dolphins. Such an infrastructure and oil spill risk could also affect the number of tourists
At present research is arrested, the company Melrose expects renewal of his permit to operate