Lebanon Postpones the 2nd Licensing Round till late 2021
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Lebanon Postpones the 2nd Licensing Round till late 2021

Lebanon postponed once again on Sunday the deadline for submitting offers for the country’s second licensing round for offshore oil and gas exploration in five blocks amid the…

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Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in 3-4 months
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Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in 3-4 months

Turkey may begin oil exploration in the eastern Mediterranean within three or four months under a deal it signed with Libya that was condemned by others in the region…

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Sara El Boustany, the only woman offshore
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Sara El Boustany, the only woman offshore

While Lebanon’s first foray into offshore gas exploration yielded lackluster results, it was a  milestone for the country and for one young woman – the only woman aboard…

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Cypriot cabinet approves EastMed pipeline
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Cypriot cabinet approves EastMed pipeline

Cyprus’ cabinet on Thursday ratified a bill on the EastMed gas pipeline project, the country’s Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said in a statement.  Speaking after the meeting, Lakkotrypis…

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Israeli Delek sells rights to royalties from Karish and Tanin fields
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Israeli Delek sells rights to royalties from Karish and Tanin fields

Delek Group and Delek Energy have signed an agreement with an unnamed third party for the sale of the rights to royalties regarding 26.4705 per cent of rights…

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East Med should focus on local markets
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East Med should focus on local markets

The LNG industry was already oversupplied before it entered the pandemic crisis. This will not change The first quarter of 2020 has proved to be very challenging for…

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Gas Production At Israel’s Leviathan Halted Over “Operational Event”
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Gas Production At Israel’s Leviathan Halted Over “Operational Event”

 Production at Israel’s offshore Leviathan natural gas field was halted on Saturday following an “operational event”, the project’s operator Noble Energy said, adding that there was no environmental…

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Sixth illegal drillings operation by Ankara in Cyprus’ economic waters
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Sixth illegal drillings operation by Ankara in Cyprus’ economic waters

Only Turkey continues drilling in Cyprus, all the others have left because of the pandemic, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday, supporting that it is up…

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BP appoints Karim Alaa as new Senior Vice President, North Africa
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BP appoints Karim Alaa as new Senior Vice President, North Africa

BP announced the appointment of Karim Alaa as the incoming Senior Vice President for North Africa, effective 1 July 2020, following the retirement of Hesham Mekawi. Speaking of…

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East Mediterranean gas development and the Cyprus enigma
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East Mediterranean gas development and the Cyprus enigma

Despite sitting on trillions of cubic meters of gas, the prospects for the wide-scale development of the East Mediterranean remain uncertain, with drilling plans on hold, a setback…

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