Cyprus Energy Minister: Five exploratory drills over the next two years
Ankara’s goal is to cause instability in the Eastern Mediterranean and discourage energy giants, the Ministry says.
Five exploratory and five confirmatory drillings in the licensed plots of the Cypriot EEZ will take place over the next two years, according to the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Cyprus, Georgios Lakkotrypis.
Speaking at the Economist conference in Athens, Lakkotrypis referred to the recent discovery by ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum of natural gas deposits off the coast of Cyprus, referring to an amount larger than 40% of the EU’s natural gas consumption in 2018.
You may be interested
Mykonos and Santorini record highest foreign visitor arrivals at airports in 2019Panos - Aug 19, 2019
Santorini and Mykonos recorded the highest number of airport arrivals from abroad, according to data released by the Hellenic Civil…
Italian tourist dies in jet ski accident in MykonosPanos - Aug 19, 2019
A tourist from Italy died when the jet ski he was driving overturned in the sea region of Super Paradise…