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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 11-11-21

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <http://www.cyna.org.cy>


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  • [01] PRESIDENT CHRISTOFIAS - HOMER DRILLING RIG

  • [01] PRESIDENT CHRISTOFIAS - HOMER DRILLING RIG

    President of the Republic Demetris Christofias is on his way Monday to the Noble Homer Ferrington drilling rig where exploratory drilling is underway in the islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) to locate possible hydrocarbons in the Republics Block 12 Aphrodite, south of Cyprus.

    The President arrived at Limassol Port just before 0930 local time and departed via helicopter with his entourage at 1005.

    President Christofias is accompanied by Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Praxoula Antoniadou, Agriculture, Natural Resources and the Environment Minister Sofoklis Aletraris, Government Spokesman Stephanos Stephanou and Under Secretary to the President Titos Christofides. Camera crews and a photographer are already at the Platform.

    Houston-based Noble Energy, drilling rig began drilling in Cyprus EEZ last September.

    Cyprus has signed an agreement to delineate the EEZ with Egypt and Israel with a view to exploit any possible natural gas and oil reserves in its EEZ. A similar agreement was signed with Lebanon but the Lebanese Parliament has not yet ratified it.


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