CYPRUS

Cyprus Second Licensing Round To Be Launched Mid-February

Cyprus’ Minister of Commerce and Industry Praxoulla Antoniadou on 7 February said Nicosia would announce the opening of its second licensing round in mid-February. The round is expected to open the island’s 12 remaining offshore blocks in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) for exploration. Cyprus has awarded only one offshore block for exploration – Block 12 to Noble Energy in 2008. In December last year,...