Licences for ENI and Total to explore block seven
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Licences for ENI and Total to explore block seven

The cabinet on Monday licensed energy companies ENI and Total to explore block seven of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and approved a partnership between the two in…

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Egypt reportedly considering new LNG facility in Sinai for Asian exports
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Egypt reportedly considering new LNG facility in Sinai for Asian exports

Egyptian and Israeli authorities are reportedly considering building a USD 15 bn natural gas liquefaction facility on the Red Sea coast in Sinai to drive liquefied natural gas…

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Turkey’s Big Energy Grab
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Turkey’s Big Energy Grab

Ankara is eyeing the gas reserves around Cyprus, causing yet more international tensions. Turkey is escalating its conflict with Cyprus over undersea energy riches, sending warships and exploration…

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Egypt’s gas exports through Idku LNG plant increase to 750 mmcf/d
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Egypt’s gas exports through Idku LNG plant increase to 750 mmcf/d

The quantities of gas exported through Idku have increased after linking 250 mmcf/day of the Giza and Fayoum fields to the local production: source. The Egyptian Natural Gas…

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EMGF Second Meeting Concludes in Cairo
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EMGF Second Meeting Concludes in Cairo

The Second Ministerial Meeting of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) was held in Cairo on July 24-25, as per the invitation of H.E Eng. Tarek El Molla,…

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Egypt extends deadline for Red Sea Offshore Bid Round till September
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Egypt extends deadline for Red Sea Offshore Bid Round till September

The South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) announced the extension of the closing date of its Offshore Red Sea Oil & Gas Exploration Bid Round till mid-September…

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Israel: Noble Energy keeping Stake in Alon D block on the border to Lebanon
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Israel: Noble Energy keeping Stake in Alon D block on the border to Lebanon

U.S. oil and gas company Noble Energy will not be relinquishing its stake in the Alon D license offshore Israel, near the disputed maritime border with Lebanon. Noble…

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First production licence set to be issued for Cyprus EEZ
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First production licence set to be issued for Cyprus EEZ

The Council of Ministers is expected issue exploitation licences for the Aphrodite field, Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said on Sunday. As far as the Aphrodite field is concerned…

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Limited interest in Israel second offshore licensing round
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Limited interest in Israel second offshore licensing round

Five companies submitted proposals to explore for oil and gas on 12 blocks among 19 offered in Israel’s second offshore licensing round. This was the second Israeli offshore…

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Cyprus: ten new wells to be drilled in next two years
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Cyprus: ten new wells to be drilled in next two years

Five exploratory and five appraisal wells will be drilled in the next two years in offshore concessions inside Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said…

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