Turkey to dispatch second drillship into Cyprus EEZ
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Turkey to dispatch second drillship into Cyprus EEZ

Turkey will be dispatching a second drillship to the eastern Mediterranean in the middle of the month, the country’s energy minister has said. Fatih Donmez said the drillship,…

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Egypt to offer 11 blocks in West Mediterranean Bid Round by Q1-2020
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Egypt to offer 11 blocks in West Mediterranean Bid Round by Q1-2020

GAS plans fresh WestMed gas exploration tender: The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) plans to put some 11 natural gas exploration blocks in the western Mediterranean up…

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Cyprus reaches deal with Noble on modifying gas contract
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Cyprus reaches deal with Noble on modifying gas contract

The government is said to have clinched a deal with the Aphrodite gas field stakeholders to modify the production sharing contract, with energy minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis expected to…

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Eni Completes successfully Zohr Gas Processing Unit within short time
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Eni Completes successfully Zohr Gas Processing Unit within short time

Italian Eni finished establishing all the gas processing units for Zohr natural gas field in May 2019, boosting its processing capacity to 3.2 billion cubic feet per day…

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Israel’s Electric Corporation Approves Compensation Settlement with Egypt
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Israel’s Electric Corporation Approves Compensation Settlement with Egypt

The board of directors of state-owned Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) approved on Wednesday a long-negotiated settlement with Egypt’s two national gas companies, which will see these companies pay…

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Israel hits ‘significant gas discovery’ with Karish North well on the border to Lebanon
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Israel hits ‘significant gas discovery’ with Karish North well on the border to Lebanon

Energean Oil and Gas has made a significant gas discovery in the Karish North exploration well located offshore Israel on the southern border of Lebanon. Energean’s shares soared…

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Egypt, Cyprus, Greece Sign Electricity Interconnection Deal
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Egypt, Cyprus, Greece Sign Electricity Interconnection Deal

Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) signed a framework agreement with Euro Africa Interconnector Company to connect the power grids of Egypt, Cyprus and Greece through Crete by a 2,000-megawatts…

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Cyprus to carry out 8 drillings in the next 24 months, Energy Minister announces
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Cyprus to carry out 8 drillings in the next 24 months, Energy Minister announces

Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis announced on Tuesday that Cyprus is planning to carry out eight drillings in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), during the next 24 months. The…

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U.S. mediating to Resolve Israel-Lebanon Sea Border Dispute
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U.S. mediating to Resolve Israel-Lebanon Sea Border Dispute

A senior U.S. official who has been mediating the maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon has met with Lebanese officials, signaling a new push to resolve the…

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Minister Lakkotrypis: Cyprus energy developments an incentive for Turkey
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Minister Lakkotrypis: Cyprus energy developments an incentive for Turkey

As Turkey raises the stakes in the Eastern Mediterranean with violations and threats of drilling in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), the Cypriot minister of energy, commerce, industry…

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