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Israel’s Tamar Confirms $4bn Gas Deal Talks with Egypt’s Dolphinus
By: Admin - 22 October 2014 - 0 Comments

An Israeli firm will supply Egypt with natural gas, a company spokesman said Monday, more than two years after sabotage halted the flow of Egyptian gas to Israel. For more than a decade Israel [...]

Continuing offshore drilling best reply to provocations, says Energy Minister
By: Admin - 22 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Minister of Energy Yiorgos Lakkotrypis has said that the best reply to Turkish provocations in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is to continue its offshore activities. Consortium ENI – KOGAS are continuing their drilling [...]

Measures to be taken over Turkey’s EEZ provocations
By: Admin - 21 October 2014 - 0 Comments

The government is expected to announce measures and actions regarding Ankara’s provocations in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), following a National Council meeting on Tuesday. According to the Cyprus News Agency, the measures are [...]

Talks with Egypt over possible gas exports
By: Admin - 21 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By a Staff Reporter THE CYPRUS Hydrocarbons Company (CHC) on Monday held talks with BG Egypt to discuss possible export of Cyprus’ natural gas to the company`s infrastructure in Egypt. Speaking after the meeting [...]

Turkey trespasses for fourth time since hydrocarbons discovered
By: Admin - 21 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Staff Reporter THIS IS the fourth time in recent years that Turkey has trespassed into Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), with the seismic survey vessel Barbaros involved in three of these encroachments. In [...]

All eyes on Barbaros
By: Admin - 20 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Turkey’s seismic vessel the Barbaros entered Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) at 6.30 am on Monday, as the National Council prepared to meet to discuss Ankara’s provocations. Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides told CyBC radio [...]

Lakkotrypis: Drilling to Continue as Planned
By: Admin - 18 October 2014 - 0 Comments

The Eni/Kogas consortium will continue drilling in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, adhering to its schedule, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Yiorgos Lakkotrypis has said. Speaking to the press on Monday, Lakkotrypis confirmed [...]

ENI and KOGAS sign agreement to strengthen cooperation on upstream and LNG activities
By: Admin - 18 October 2014 - 0 Comments

ENI company signed Friday a cooperation agreement with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) to further strengthen their relationship in a number of areas, particularly in the upstream and LNG sectors. According to a press release [...]

France reiterates support to Cyprus’ right to explore natural resources
By: Admin - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

France has a clear position on the right of the Republic of Cyprus to explore and exploit its natural resources, which it recognises, a French Foreign Ministry spokesperson has said. Replying to questions about [...]

Russian navy to hold exercises at sea, off Cyprus’ eastern coast
By: Admin - 17 October 2014 - 0 Comments

The Russian navy will hold later this month naval exercises at sea, off Cyprus’ eastern coast, captain Constantine Fitiris serving with the Cyprus Navy told CNA today. He said the exercise will be conducted [...]

Italy protests Turkish actions in EEZ
By: Admin - 15 October 2014 - 0 Comments

Italy has protested to Ankara over the latter’s actions in the Cypriot exclusive economic zone, the Cyprus News Agency said. CNA said Italy was particularly displeased by Turkey’s decision to reserve a large section [...]

ENI determined to carry on with drilling, says Energy Minister
By: Admin - 14 October 2014 - 0 Comments

ENI`s drilling in Cyprus` exclusive economic zone will carry on according to schedule, Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis has said. Speaking to the press Monday and invited to comment on reports that Turkey has made [...]

Minister: Government takes measures to deal with Turkish threats in EEZ
By: Admin - 13 October 2014 - 0 Comments

The government of the Republic of Cyprus is taking all necessary measures to deal with the Turkish provocative actions in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone following Turkey`s most recent violation of Cyprus` sovereign rights in [...]

Cypriot-Jordanian MoU for Energy Cooperation Ratified
By: Admin - 09 October 2014 - 0 Comments

The Council of Ministers has approved Wednesday the Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the sector of energy between the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the Republic of Cyprus and the [...]

ENI-KOGAS says will continue operations as normal in Block 9
By: Admin - 08 October 2014 - 0 Comments

By Elias Hazou ENI-KOGAS are continuing their operations normally within offshore Block 9 and do not anticipate that their drilling schedule will in any way be affected by the latest Turkish moves. The consortium’s [...]