Cyprus has resumed searching for oil and gas after more than a year due to coronavirus with US energy giant ExxonMobil conducting appraisal drilling in block 10 of its Exclusive Economic Zone
Rescue teams searching for a Paphos medical professional have enlisted the help of the army’s special forces and two drones, as the search continues for the second day in the Akamas wilderness.
Cyprus and Greece held a joint Search and Rescue drill, codenamed ‘Salamis 03/21’, within the sea area under the responsibility of Nicosia. A Greek frigate, a helicopter from the National Guard and
Natural gas explorations south of Cyprus and near Egypt’s giant offshore gas fields will resume in the latter part of next year with the energy companies involved reassuring Nicosia of their plans.
Cyprus’ stalled oil and gas exploration programme will resume in mid-2021, although the pandemic has made drilling projects “increasingly complex,” said Energy Minister Natasa Pilides. With the outbreak of the pandemic energy
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on Turkey to cease tension-raising activities in the eastern Mediterranean during a visit to Cyprus, urging all sides to back diplomacy. Ankara is at loggerheads