Tag: Eastern Mediterranean

Energy Ministry to grant new East Med exploration license to Turkish Petroleum – Turkey, 24 January 2020

Turkish Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources announced that it is working on issuing new hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation licenses in the Eastern Mediterranean in addition to those granted to Turkish Petroleum in 2009 and 2012. According to sources, the registration process might take Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF publications, […]

Turkey starts 4th drilling in Eastern Mediterranean – Turkey, 22 November 2019

Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez announced that the country has launched the fourth drilling operation in the Eastern Mediterranean. Minister Donmez stressed that the exploration activities will continue until the oil is found. He added that Turkey will defend both it Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS service (PDF […]

EU agrees sanctions on Turkey over Eastern Mediterranean drilling – Turkey, 11 November 2019

Foreign Ministers of the European Union agreed on economic sanctions over Turkey’s drilling off the coast of Cyprus in Eastern Mediterranean, setting up the legal framework for travel bans and asset freezes but leaving names until a later date. The decision, reflecting a broader deterioration in EU Full article available for subscribers of Energy NEWS […]