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Strategic growth opportunities to be discussed at upcoming Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference

Posted: March 11, 2018 at 7:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Strategic opportunities for growth and expansion to be discussed at upcoming Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC). Gulf Publishing Company is pleased to announce that the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) will return to the Hilton Cyprus, in Nicosia, Cyprus, on March 21—22, 2018. The conference program is sponsored by Eni, Deloitte, and CyGas and hosted […]

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Cyprus-Egypt gas pipeline deal to be signed by mid-year – El Molla

Posted: February 24, 2018 at 3:48 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla declared that before mid-2018, there will be a signing of an agreement with the European Union (EU) to build a Cyprus-to-Egypt gas pipeline, saying that the EU will be the main beneficiary of the energy produced. During his participation in the ‘International Petroleum Week’ conference in London, the minister […]

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Eni CEO: Drilling offshore Cyprus could be put on hold

Posted: February 24, 2018 at 3:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The head of Italian energy firm Eni said Thursday that planned drilling in search of gas off Cyprus could be put on hold until Turkey can be convinced to pull back its warships preventing a rig from reaching the site. Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi made the remarks after Turkey’s energy minister earlier insisted that his […]

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Bloomberg: Cyprus, Egypt nearing gas agreement

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 3:52 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cyprus to sell Aphrodite gas to Egyptian LNG plants: minister. Noble Energy, Delek on Monday offered gas from Israeli fields. Cyprus is nearing an agreement to sell natural gas to Egypt, marking the second potential supply deal in as many days with the North African country vying to position itself as a regional energy hub […]

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Dolphinus Holding to buy Tamar, Leviathan gas in $15 billion deal

Posted: February 20, 2018 at 12:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Private Egyptian firm Dolphinus Holding will buy 64 billion cubic meters (BCM) of natural gas from the Tamar and Leviathan gas fields over 10 years. The deal is worth an estimated $15 billion. The partners in Israel’s Tamar and Leviathan offshore gas fields said they would supply the Egyptian company with around 64 billion cubic […]

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Eni confirms Calypso-1 gas discovery in Block 6 offshore Cyprus

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 9:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni announces a gas discovery Offshore Cyprus: Eni has made a lean gas discovery in Block 6 Offshore Cyprus with Calypso 1 NFW. The well, which was drilled in 2,074 meters of water depth reaching a final total depth of 3,827 meters, encountered an extended gas column in rocks of Miocene and Cretaceous age. The […]

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Egypt rejects Turkey’s stance on Cyprus demarcation agreement

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 8:37 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt warns Turkey over Eastern Mediterranean economic interests. Egypt on Wednesday warned Turkey against any infringement of its economic rights in the eastern Mediterranean under a maritime border demarcation agreement signed in 2013 with Cyprus that allows exploration for gas in the area. The discovery of the massive Zohr gas field in 2015 has spurred […]

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Eni, Total reportedly make large natural gas discovery offshore Cyprus

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 7:07 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni and Total have reportedly made what is believed to be a large gas discovery at their Calypso prospect in the Block 6, offshore Cyprus. News reports have cited Cypriot Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism Yiorgos Lakkotrypis on Friday said that there were ‘encouraging signs’ at the project, however he refused to give […]

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EGAS to issue natural gas exploration tender in 11 blocks before June

Posted: February 6, 2018 at 6:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) is planning on issuing natural gas exploration tenders in 11 offshore and onshore blocks before June, an unnamed EGAS source tells Al Shorouk. EGAS Chairman Osama El Bakly had previously announced the company’s plans to have a bid round for oil and gas exploration in East Mediterranean and […]

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Eni: Egypt likely to become Europe’s gas shipping hub

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 6:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt may become a natural gas shipping hub by annually shipping up to 20 billion cubic metres of gas to Europe over the coming few years, Reuters reported, citing CEO of Italy’s Eni Claudio Descalzi. Gas projects in east Mediterranean countries such as Egypt, Cyprus, and Israel will remarkably help Europe to diversify its gas […]

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