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  3/19/2014, Adar Bet 17, 5774

PA Wants to Drill for Oil in Judea and Samaria

The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority (PA) is looking for oil in Judea and Samaria, but in areas under Israeli control.

According to the PA-based WAFA news agency, Mohammad Mustafa, the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, announced on Tuesday that the PA is requesting proposals from interested firms to explore and develop oil in the region.