"Agape" is going to conduct geological exploration of oil and gas in the administrative district of Kapan, Syunik province, and has submitted an application for preliminary environmental impact assessment to the city authorities.
Armenian government distributed oil and gas in Armenia to 6 dependent territories, 6th is Syunik. "Agape" has discovered prospective areas in this area.
According to the company, so far the only matter is about geological work, drilling is not envisaged at this stage. If relevant resources are approved, there will be further stages, with mandatory public hearings.
The founder of "Agape" is a Canadian organization.