Total Launches New Drilling Era Offshore Cyprus, Much To Turkey’s Dismay

(Join our newsfeed at: http://www.MaritimeCyprus.com) The start of drilling by French major Total in Cyprus’ offshore Block 11 on July 13 has certainly increased the political temperature in the East Mediterranean. Everyone knew it would, especially since the UN-sponsored reunification talks between the internationally recognised Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish-Cypriot administration failed a week…

Turkey False claims on Cyprus exclusive economic zone (EEZ)

The key international convention that establishes sovereignty over territorial seas, and rights in continental shelves and exclusive economic zones (EEZ), is the United Nations law of the seas, UNCLOS. It provides a legal framework for the signatory countries for ownership rights and jurisdiction concerning these areas. The legal framework covers, among others, rights to natural…

East Med Marine and Oil & Gas Exhibition 6-7 April, Limassol

Fameline Holding Group is organising the 8th East Med Marine and Oil & Gas Exhibition, which will be held from 6th – 7th April 2017, at the GrandResort Hotel in Limassol. The East Med Marine and Oil & Gas Exhibition, being held for the second time under this name and capacity, is the evolution of the East Med Marine Exhibition. This development derives…

East Med Marine and Oil & Gas Exhibition to Take Place in Limassol

Fameline Holding Group is organising the 8th East Med Marine and Oil & Gas Exhibition, which will be held from 6th – 7th April 2017, at the GrandResort Hotel in Limassol. The East Med Marine and Oil & Gas Exhibition, being held for the second time under this name and capacity, is the evolution of the East Med Marine Exhibition. This development derives…

ENI awarded two exploration blocks offshore Cyprus

Eni has been awarded two exploration blocks offshore Cyprus, following a competitive international bid round. Eni will be the operator of Block 6 with a 50% stake (Total will hold the remaining 50%), and it will also acquire a 100% stake in Block 8. According to Eni, these areas have geological affinities with those successfully…