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EuroAfrica Interconnector Project launches tender for Cabling Contract

Posted: April 6, 2020 at 7:16 pm   /   Electricity & Power

EuroAfrica Interconnector Seeks Cabling Contractor: EuroAfrica Interconnector project has launched a tender call for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of the HVDC cable system between Egypt and Cyprus. EuroAfrica Interconnector, as the official project promoter and developer, will finance the construction of the electricity interconnection between Egypt, Cyprus, Crete and Attica with the financial […]

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Infographic: East Med gas; monetization efforts pick up amid regional standoff – S&P Global Platts

Posted: March 8, 2020 at 1:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The East Mediterranean is home to numerous major gas finds, with key players seeking routes to market via gas pipeline pacts and establishment of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF). Tensions in the region are increasing, however, as Turkey moves to drill in blocks licensed by Cyprus and the EU imposes sanctions against Turkey’s TPAO […]

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Italy’s Eni says it does not want “gas well war” offshore Cyprus

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 4:15 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The head of Italy’s Eni said Thursday the oil and gas group would not drill off Cyprus should a row with Turkey over sizeable natural gas deposits see either side send in warships. “I am not worried… (but) if someone turns up with warships, I won’t drill wells,” Claudio Descalzi said. “I certainly don’t want […]

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Egypt, Cyprus gas infrastructure has “significant potential” to draw capital

Posted: July 14, 2019 at 6:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt and Cyprus’ gas infrastructure has “significant potential” to draw in capital as part of a drive from Cyprus-based investment firm Cynergy Group to raise a total of USD 10 billion to “consolidate Eastern Mediterranean gas assets,” Cynergy co-founder Mike Germanos tells the National. Cynergy is “setting its sights on Gulf sovereign wealth funds to […]

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Global investment firms interested in funding Cyprus-Egypt gas pipeline

Posted: October 11, 2018 at 2:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Four financial firms in contact with Cyprus govt on pipeline. Pipe would transport Cyprus gas to Shell’s LNG plant in Egypt. Four major investment firms expressed interest in financing the construction of a pipeline that would transport natural gas from Cyprus to Egypt, according to a Cypriot official involved in the country’s energy sector. The […]

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Egypt, Cyprus, Greece to establish an East Mediterranean Gas Forum

Posted: October 11, 2018 at 1:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The leaders of Egypt, Greece, and Cyprus agreed yesterday to establish an East Mediterranean Gas Forum, Ittihadiya said. The forum — which will be headquartered in Cairo — will include among its members all countries that produce and import EastMed gas and work to closely coordinate the region’s policies on gas exploration and management to […]

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Bulgaria interested in joining Egypt-Cyprus-Greece gas project

Posted: September 26, 2018 at 5:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

At a meeting in New York with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said that Egypt is Bulgaria’s most important economic partner among the Middle East countries and Africa. Bulgaria accepts Egypt as a potential supplier of natural gas and would benefit from joining its gas project with Greece and Cyprus. […]

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Egypt, Cyprus sign natural gas pipeline connection agreement

Posted: September 19, 2018 at 12:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt and Cyprus on Wednesday signed an agreement for the construction of an underwater pipeline to export natural gas to Egypt. The deal was signed at the presidential palace by Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis and Egypt’s Oil Minister Tarek el Molla. Lakkotrypis said the agreement aimed at ensuring the timely and safe development, construction, and […]

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Egypt, Cyprus reach agreement on gas pipeline – Cyprus Television

Posted: August 7, 2018 at 3:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cairo and Nicosia have reached an agreement to connect the Aphrodite gas field to liquefaction plants in Egypt, Cyprus state television CyBC said, according to the Cyprus Mail. The agreement will be inked sometime in the fall, CyBC said, citing diplomatic sources. “The agreement has already been given the green light by the EU and […]

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Petroleum Economist: Egypt wears the East Med LNG Crown

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 1:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

With production rising fast and other East Med countries looking for markets, Egypt is hoping that its LNG plants will soon come into their own. In the context of the Eastern Mediterranean region, mention of liquefied natural gas triggers only one thought: Egypt. The likes of Cyprus, Greece, Israel and Lebanon may spend time considering […]

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