Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 4

28-January-2008

cyprus

Cyprus Preparing For Next Offshore Licensing Round

Cyprus expects to launch its second offshore bidding round during the second half of 2008, Solon Kassinis, head of the Energy Department at the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, told MEES on 22 January. Mr Kassinis said 3D seismic data had been acquired in the islands 70,000 sq km offshore Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the southeastern Mediterranean and would be included...