Exploratory Drilling in Block 11 of Cyprus’ EEZ to Start in July

Exploratory drilling is set to take place in block 11 of Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the first two weeks of July, a top Total official said, on Thursday.

Eleanor Rowley, Total’s VP of Exploration, MENA region, was addressing a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, during which there were contracts for exploration and production sharing for blocks 6 and 8 within Cyprus’ EEZ.

She also said that her company is looking to go ahead with an exploratory drill in block 6 within 2018 in the framework of its joint venture with ENI.

Source: CNA