WorldOil Cyprus picks Chinese-led consortium for first LNG terminal contract Cyprus’ national gas company DEFA has selected a multinational consortium to construct the country’s first LNG terminal. Greece offers opportunity for Turkey if drilling disputes are resolved Greece’s foreign minister said his country could work together with Turkey to exploit natural resources, while urging Ankara to settle its Mediterranean drilling disputes. Cyprus ghost town becomes pawn in drilling dispute with Turkey A ghost town in Cyprus’s Turkish-controlled north has become the latest pawn in the conflict surrounding Turkey’s drilling for natural gas off the island’s shore. ExxonMobil makes 5 Tcf natural gas discovery offshore Cyprus ExxonMobil has said it has made a natural gas discovery offshore Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean at the Glaucus-1 well. EMGC 2019 to deliver updates, outlooks from Eastern Mediterranean operators The Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) is gearing up for another must-attend event in Cyprus. ExxonMobil drillship on location - Cyprus Block 10 The Stena Icemax drillship has arrived on location in Cyprus’ offshore Block 10, and is preparing to bore down into the seabed, Energy Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said, early this week. Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference 2018 highlights development in Zohr field More than 150 of the industry’s top executives, government officials, and regional experts met in Nicosia, Cyprus this week to discuss and share their perspectives on energy development in Cyprus and the Eastern Med. The region’s key leaders, involved in determining the natural gas policies of the Eastern Med, attended EMGC for two-days of in-depth discussions on the region’s latest developments, challenges and opportunities. EMGC '18: Cyprus to import gas via FSRU to meet EU GHG targets Day 2 of Gulf Publishing Company's Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC 2018) in Cyprus kicked off with a keynote presentation by Dr. Symeon Kassianides, chairman of The Natural Gas Public Co. (DEFA) of Cyprus. Shell mulls 15-year deal for Israeli, Cypriot gas, partner says Royal Dutch Shell Plc is weighing a 15-year contract to buy natural gas for its liquefied natural gas plant in Egypt from offshore fields in Cyprus and Israel. EMGC '18: Eni Chief sees rapid development of Eastern Med gas with Zohr Opening Day 1 of Gulf Publishing Company's fifth annual Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) on March 21 was Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism for the Republic of Cyprus.