Firms for Cyprus Hydrocarbons Exploration Blocks

The blocks for which the licenses have been awarded are: 2, 3, 9 and 11. They are all contiguous blocks, lying north and north-east of Block 12, where US firm Noble Energy has a concession to drill.
For blocks 2 and 3, licenses were awarded to a consortium consisting of ENI from Italy and KOGAS from South Korea; the license for Block 9 went to a consortium consisting of Total E&P Activities Petrolieres (operator), NOVATEC Overseas Exploration & Production GMbH and GPB Global Resources BV from Russia; and the Block 11 license went to Total E&P Activities Petrolieres.