Cyprus takes legal action against firms encroaching its exclusive economic zone
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Cyprus takes legal action against firms encroaching its exclusive economic zone

Cyprus has initiated legal proceedings against three companies involved in gas drilling by Turkey to the west of the island for encroaching on the island’s continental shelf, a senior…

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Russia offers to mediate in Syria-Lebanon maritime border dispute
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Russia offers to mediate in Syria-Lebanon maritime border dispute

Lebanon seeks Russia’s mediation on its maritime border with Syria. “We have knowledge that Syria wants to demarcate the maritime border with Lebanon, and Russia is present in this…

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Total, Exxon get license to explore off Crete
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Total, Exxon get license to explore off Crete

Total Group’s Vice President for the Caspian & Southern Europe Bernard Clement and ExxonMobil International Ltd’s Jonathan Wilson and Hellenic Group of Companies signed in Athens last week…

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Turkey or US behind attack on Syrian oil pipelines in Mediterranean: Russian media
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Turkey or US behind attack on Syrian oil pipelines in Mediterranean: Russian media

Syria’s oil pipelines off the coast of Tartous recently came under attack by an unknown entity in the eastern Mediterranean. While no group or country has claimed responsibility…

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Schedule tight to meet December offshore drill deadline in Lebanon
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Schedule tight to meet December offshore drill deadline in Lebanon

Lebanon remains on track to have its first exploration well drilled in maritime Bloc 4 by December this year, though the schedule is tight, according to an expert…

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Energean finalizes agreement with Israel Natural Gas Lines
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Energean finalizes agreement with Israel Natural Gas Lines

Greek company Energean Oil and Gas has signed a finale agreement with Israel Natural Gas Lines (INGL) for the transfer of title of the near shore and onshore…

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Egyptian President Follows Up on Gas Exploration Activities
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Egyptian President Follows Up on Gas Exploration Activities

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a meeting on June 23 to follow up on the petroleum sector projects, especially natural gas and crude oil exploration and production…

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Total considers expanding exploration in West Mediterranean, Red Sea
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Total considers expanding exploration in West Mediterranean, Red Sea

French energy giant Total is considering bidding for new oil and gas exploration concessions in Egypt’s Mediterranean and Red Sea territories, chairman and CEO Patrick Pouyanne told Oil…

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El-Molla Discusses Cooperation Projects in Lebanon
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El-Molla Discusses Cooperation Projects in Lebanon

The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El-Molla discussed with his Lebanese counterpart Nada Bustani bilateral cooperation, Amwal Al Ghad reported. Lebanon aims to benefit from the…

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Turkey Foreign Minister suggests gas deal with Cyprus could be reached through EU
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Turkey Foreign Minister suggests gas deal with Cyprus could be reached through EU

A natural gas agreement would not mean recognition of the ‘TRNC’ by the Republic, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday. He suggested that such a deal…

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