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Eastern Mediterranean Gas: What Prospects for the New Decade? ISPI Opinion

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

This Commentary Piece by Simone Tagliapietra was originally published by ISPI (Italian Institute for International Political Studies). The last decade has seen the eastern Mediterranean region become a hotspot of the global natural gas industry, attracting increasing attention from multiple stakeholders also as a result of its high geopolitical stakes. Notwithstanding this momentum, progress has […]

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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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The Challenges Facing Eastern Mediterranean Gas, by Amira El-Mazni

Posted: November 26, 2019 at 2:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Gas has been discovered in the East Mediterranean for a decade, yet most remain undeveloped. This article reviews these discoveries and share some risks & various technical, commercial & political challenges facing their full development. Ever since the discovery of “Tamar” and “Leviathan” gas reserves within the Israeli EEZ, “Aphrodite” within the Cypriot EEZ, the […]

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Energean CEO statement at the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF)

Posted: November 6, 2019 at 8:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Mathios Rigas, Energean CEO, attended the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF), which took place today in Cairo. The Ministry of Petroleum invited companies from Greece, Italy, Israel and Cyprus to attend the meeting, and Energean’s CEO gave the following statement at the forum: “The establishment of the Gas Industry Advisory Committee is a crucial development […]

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US support for Egypt’s position as East Med regional gas export hub

Posted: September 15, 2019 at 3:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

US Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette was in town last Thursday to launch the US-Egypt Strategic Energy Dialogue with Oil Minister Tarek El Molla and the head of the Electricity Holding Company Gaber El Dessouky. Brouillette unveiled details of the initiative, and discussed regional energy issues and Egypt’s role in the East Mediterranean with a […]

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Egypt and United States of America Launch Strategic Energy Dialogue

Posted: September 15, 2019 at 2:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla, Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette launched the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Energy Dialogue, which will facilitate closer government and private sector cooperation on energy between the United States and Egypt. The Strategic Energy Dialogue between the […]

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East Med states reiterate need for cooperation during EMGF gas forum

Posted: July 28, 2019 at 2:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

East Mediterranean states agree they need to step up on developing the regional gas market and incentivize the private sector: Energy ministers from Eastern Mediterranean states vowed to increase cooperation over developing the region’s gas reserves following talks in Cairo last week. Ministers from Egypt, Israel, Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority met […]

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