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Turkish Oil Exploration Vessel Arrives on Continental Shelf; Unable to Conduct Research

According to Greek media reports, the Turkish oil and gas exploration vessel Oruc Reis has arrived, as expected, in the waters above the continental shelf of Greece near Kastellorizo, an island archipelago near the coast of Turkey. However, after putting...

Turkey Plans Oil And Gas Drilling Off Cyprus

Turkish oil and gas exploration ships will soon begin drilling activities in the seabed near the northern, occupied, part of Cyprus, a senior Turkish Cypriot official stated on Wednesday. Ozdil Nami, the economy and energy minister of the so-called Turkish...

Exxon, Total Win Tender to Explore for Oil and Gas Off Greece's Crete

A consortium of U.S. Exxon Mobil , France’s Total and Hellenic Petroleum has been awarded a tender to explore for oil and gas off Greece, the energy ministry said on Tuesday. The consortium will explore two sites off the western...

Greece to Open Tenders for Oil and Gas Explorations

The Greek government has opened two tenders for offshore oil and gas blocks in the Mediterranean and Ionian Seas and has invited IOCs to submit bids. The Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management (HHRM) office in Athens has not yet identified which...

Two New Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration Tenders Launched

The Greek government has launched two tenders for offshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation in the west and south of the country, the Energy ministry announced. The move follows expressions of interest by a consortium of Total, Exxon Mobil...

Arsenis Says Greece Energy Reserves Overstated

Kriton Arsenis, a Member of the European Parliament of the PASOK Socialists, accused Greek politicians and journalists of misrepresenting Greece's energy reserves possibilities and condemned those who he said promised a  fortune and a burden relief to Greeks through...

Εight Bids for Oil and Gas Exploration in Western Greece

The Ministry of the Environment, Energy & Climate Change announced yesterday in its official website that the country has taken eight bids for oil and gas exploration at the Ioannina block, the Patraikos Bay block and the Katakolo block in...