Showing posts with label Cyprus. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Cyprus. Show all posts

Friday, March 16, 2018

US State Dept supports Cyprus’ right to search for offshore gas

saipem, eni
A senior US State Department official has repeated Washington’s support for Cyprus’ right to carry out an offshore search for oil and gas, AP reported. Assistant Secretary of State Wess Mitchell said after talks with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday in Nicosia that the US also wants to see a resumption of talks to reunify the ethnically divided island nation.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Saipem 12000 : Eni rig sails for Morocco after Turkey blocks Cyprus search

Saipem 12000
An Italian drillship blocked by the Turkish navy from exploring for gas off Cyprus was on Tuesday headed for Morocco, a website monitoring sea traffic showed.

Friday, February 09, 2018

Turkey, Egypt Clash Over Gas Exploration Rights in Eastern Mediterranean

hypergigantic Zohr reserve
Tensions between Cairo and Ankara remerged this week after Turkey’s foreign minister announced that oil exploration projects would start in the eastern Mediterranean Sea where Cyprus and Egypt have already divided up the rights.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Israel expects gas to flow from east Mediterranean to Europe

EastMed Pipeline Project
A potential undersea pipeline carrying natural gas from deposits in the eastern Mediterranean to Europe is "very realistic" and could help secure the continent’s energy future, Israel’s energy minister said Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Plant to start in Sept.

The construction of Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant will start in September this year, top officials of Cengiz-Kolin-Kalyon (CKK), a Turkish consortium of contracting conglomerates, said on Tuesday, a sign of a desire to bolster Russia-Turkey cooperation on several fronts.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Putin expects Akkuyu nuclear power plant to become strategic investment

Russian President Vladimir Putin expects that in the near future the Akkuyu nuclear power plant will be given the status of a strategic investment.

Sunday, January 22, 2017

French Total preparing to drill off Cyprus for natural gas: ministry source

French energy company Total is preparing to make an exploratory marine drilling off Cyprus, a Ministry of Commerce and Energy source said on Saturday.

Sunday, December 04, 2016

Second meeting this year between Israel, Cyprus and Greece on energy issues

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will hold a one-day summit on Thursday. The three first met together in January in Nicosia in what was hailed as the formation of a new “strategic alliance” in the eastern Mediterranean, The Jerusalem Post reported.

Friday, September 09, 2016

Over Cyprus exploded meteorite

Over the island of Cyprus, flying meteorite that scared the locals bright flashes in the sky and the explosion. Presumably, the meteorite crashed into the Mediterranean sea, reported Reuters news Agency.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Turkish Akkuyu NPP’s Special Status to Speed Up Construction

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Tuesday he believed that assigning the strategic investment status to Turkey’s Akkuyu nuclear power plant (NPP), to be built in cooperation with Russia, would speed up the construction.

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Cypriot EEZ : Τhe Cypriot power

All those who hadn't understood that the power of Cyprus is its EEZ, have suffered a huge defeat, following the success of the third licensing round.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Simplification of licensing in Turkey to accelerate Akkuyu project implementation : Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak

Changes to Turkey’s legislation will make it possible to accelerate the implementation of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant construction project, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Friday on the Energetics program of the Rossiya 24 TV channel.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Turkey removes all legal obstacles for construction of Akkuyu NPP

Turkey has removed all legal obstacles for construction of the Akkuyu nuclear power plant and supports the construction of the Turkish Stream pipeline, Turkey’s Energy Minister Nihat Zeybekci said after meeting Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak.

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Israeli energy company to accelerate development of Cypriot natural gas field

Israel's Delek energy group which owns one third of a Cypriot offshore natural gas field is working on plans to accelerate its development, a group official said on Tuesday.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Fire squadron of the IDF completed the mission in Cyprus

4 aircraft fire squadron of the Israel defense forces, created after the tragedy at mount Carmel, returned to base after taking part in extinguishing the massive fires in Cyprus.

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Unacceptable delays in regards to the Greek EEZ

The fact that the large lisencing round regarding marine plots 1, 2 and 10, hasn't as yet reached completion, is indicative of the unacceptable politics which did, and does anything in its power so that the Greek EEZ would not be utilized.

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Bulgaria, Greece in action to lure Russian tourists

Both Greece and Bulgaria, two of Turkey’s neighbors, have stepped forward to lure Russian tourists, who have abstained from their most popular destination as part of Moscow sanctions on Ankara due to the downing of Russian military plane last November.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

The management of our mineral wealth : These strategic stocks require the actions of people with judgment and abilities.

When we are witnessing the incompetence of many politicians to comprehend the reality of the hydrocarbons in the Eastern Mediterranean, and the major prospects they offer to both Greece and Cyprus, we are wondering as to how they will manage the mineral wealth of the two States of Hellenism.

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Israel mulling twin gas pipelines to Turkey, Greece - Energy minister

Israel is looking to exploit its substantial natural gas reserves with two potential pipeline projects to Turkey and Greece, its Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz announced Feb. 7.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

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