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Cyprus Responds to Chevron Extension Sought over Aphrodite Gas

Nov 06, 2023

Cyprus has responded to a request from international energy companies led by Chevron for an extension in talks over a modified development plan for its Aphrodite offshore gas field, its energy minister said on Monday.Talks to bridge a rift over pared-back plans for the 3…

Talks Extended: Cyprus and Chevron Aim to Reach Deal on Aphrodite Gas Field Next Month

Oct 02, 2023

Cyprus and international energy companies led by Chevron have agreed to extend talks on how to develop its Aphrodite offshore gas field amid progress in negotiations, its energy minister said on Friday.'It is not a new negotiating round, it's…

Middle East Conflict Threatens Regional Gas Market, Could Affect Europe's LNG Supplies - Rystad

Oct 19, 2023

The ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group, poses a serious threat to the regional natural gas market and could have knock-on effects on Europe’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply as winter approaches, Rystad Energy…

Israel, Cyprus, and Greece Mull Energy Pacts to Tap Regional Gas

Sep 04, 2023

The leaders of Israel, Greece and Cyprus pledged to deepen their energy cooperation on Monday and explore ways to get East Mediterranean gas to Europe, as well as connect electricity grids.The eastern Mediterranean has yielded major gas discoveries in the past decade…

US Backs Chevron in Dispute with Cyprus over Giant Offshore Gas Field

Sep 04, 2023

Washington has weighed into a dispute between Cyprus and international companies led by Chevron over how to develop a giant offshore gas field, backing the U.S. company's plan to link it to neighboring Egypt, two industry sources and a U.S. source said on Friday…

Cyprus Declines Chevron's Gas Field Development Proposal

Aug 25, 2023

Cyprus rejected Chevron Corp's plan to develop the island nation's offshore Aphrodite natural gas field, Bloomberg News reported on Friday, citing Energy Minister Giorgos Papanastasiou.Papanastasiou told Bloomberg that the concerned parties…

Norwegian Offshore Firm DOF Completes Transfer of Skandi Neptune Vessel

Sep 11, 2023

Norwegian offshore vessel owner DOF has completed the sale of the Skandi Neptune construction support vessel.DOF had agreed to sell the 2001-built vessel to an unnamed 'international buyer,' in September 2021. It, at the time, said the 104.2 meter-long vessel…

Nexans to Install Section of World's Longest and Deepest Interconnector

Jul 19, 2023

Subsea power cable maker Nexans has been awarded a major contract valued at €1.43 billion for the section of the EuroAsia Interconnector that connects Greece and Cyprus.'As a critical part of a broader project to connect the grids of Greece…

EastMed Pipeline Project Still Viable, Edison CEO Says

Jul 07, 2023

A project to build a 2,000 km pipeline to bring natural gas from East Mediterranean fields to Europe is still alive, the CEO of Italian energy group Edison said on Friday.Edison CEO Nicola Monti said that the group, which is one of the promoters of the pipeline…

Cyprus Seeks Mediterranean Gas Link to Israel

Jun 20, 2023

Cyprus hopes to develop plans for a pipeline linking it to Israel's east Mediterranean gas fields during talks which start next month, the island's top energy official told Reuters.Proposals by the new centrist Cypriot government, which came to power in March…

Nexans to Build Third Cable Laying Vessel

Jul 25, 2023

France-based Nexans has announced an expansion in its presence in the offshore wind and interconnection market, by adding a third cable laying vessel to its fleet.This strategic decision will allow the Group to meet the increasing demand for electrification…

Transocean Barents Leaves Norway. Takes on New Challenge in Lebanon's Offshore Sector

Jul 24, 2023

Transocean Barents, Transocean's semi-submersible drilling rig, which is used to operating in harsher environments such as those in Norway, the UK, and Canada, is now moving to the Mediterranean Sea.Namely, TotalEnergies has informed that the…

Report: BP, Azerbaijan's Socar Make Maiden Bid for Israeli Offshore Gas

Jul 17, 2023

BP and Azeri national oil company Socar have taken part for the first time in an Israeli licensing round for natural gas exploration, the latest sign of growing international interest in the Eastern Mediterranean basin, sources said.BP and Socar…

Cyprus Wants Shipping Corridor to Export Mediterranean Gas to Europe

May 29, 2023

Cyprus wants to establish itself as a gateway from east Mediterranean gas resources to Europe via a shipping corridor of LNG carriers, its president said on Monday. Cyprus's new centrist government, which came to power in February, has cooled…

Cyprus and Israel Discussing Offshore Gas Pipeline Link

May 16, 2023

Cyprus and Israel are in talks over the construction of a pipeline linking their offshore gas fields, Cyprus's energy minister said on Monday.But George Papanastasiou appeared to play down prospects for an 'EastMed' pipeline taking eastern Mediterranean gas to continental Europe…

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