Egypt’s Red Sea Offshore Bid Round
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Egypt’s Red Sea Offshore Bid Round

Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources is offering 10 exploration blocks in the Red Sea close to established hydrocarbon production. Closing date for submission of bids is…

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Energean in updated offer to sell natural gas to Cyprus
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Energean in updated offer to sell natural gas to Cyprus

Greek oil and gas company Energean has submitted to Cypriot authorities an updated proposal to sell natural gas to the island from one of its Israeli offshore leases.…

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Egypt Reviews Energy Hub Strategy Final Draft
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Egypt Reviews Energy Hub Strategy Final Draft

Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla, chaired the meeting of the governmental committee formed upon the instruction of the Prime Minister to follow up on the national project…

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Block 4 offshore drilling to start in December: Total report
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Block 4 offshore drilling to start in December: Total report

Drilling the first exploration well in Lebanon’s offshore Block 4 is planned to start in December 2019 and Block 9 in December 2020, according to a report by…

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Cyprus: Significant progress in talks with energy giants
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Cyprus: Significant progress in talks with energy giants

Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said significant progress has been achieved in negotiations with energy giants Total and Eni over an offshore concession inside the island’s exclusive economic zone…

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Open Position by Novatek Lebanon
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Open Position by Novatek Lebanon

NOVATEK Lebanon SAL is looking for a Chief Accountant. NOVATEK is one of the largest independent natural gas producers in Russia. The Company is principally engaged in the…

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Likely gas sharing deal is not to Cyprus’ advantage
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Likely gas sharing deal is not to Cyprus’ advantage

Following the excitement created by the discovery of Glafcos gas-field by ExxonMobil in block 10, Cyprus’ natural gas is back in the limelight. What are the latest developments?…

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Turkish threats to drill in Cyprus EEZ
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Turkish threats to drill in Cyprus EEZ

There are worrying reports that Turkey is about to start drilling in Cyprus’ yet undeclared exclusive economic zone (EEZ), about 60km west of Cyprus. The fact that it…

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EU has ‘grave concerns’ about Turkish plans to drill in Cyprus EEZ
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EU has ‘grave concerns’ about Turkish plans to drill in Cyprus EEZ

The EU on Saturday expressed concern over Turkey’s intention to drill for gas in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone and called on Ankara to respect the island’s rights and…

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Critical Issue for Cyprus Exploration Progress
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Critical Issue for Cyprus Exploration Progress

Some analysts say Cyprus could become an East Med energy hub. Others, more realistically, see Egypt taking that role, leaving Cyprus as a regional service centre. But even…

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