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News Cyprus » Government: Eni executive: drilling off Cyprus could be put on hold

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/turkey-says-wont-allow-one-sided-gas-search-off-cyprus/2018/02/22/7ff9ac40-17e8-11e8-930c-45838ad0d77a_story.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi made the remarks after Turkey’s energy minister earlier insisted that his country won’t allow Cyprus’ government to carry out a “unilateral” gas search off the east Mediterranean island as long as breakaway Turkish ...

News Cyprus » Government: Turkish military stops Eni drilling offshore Cyprus

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Turkish-military-stops-Eni-drilling-offshore-Cyprus/3751519391986/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Cyprus News Agency reported the Saipem 12000 drillship commissioned by Eni was stopped by the Turkish military Friday morning as it tried to reach its target in the Mediterranean Sea. A deputy government spokesperson was quoted as saying the drillship ...

News Cyprus » Government: Turkey Says Won’t Allow ‘One-Sided’ Gas Search Off Cyprus

News channel or source: http://hamodia.com/2018/02/22/turkey-says-wont-allow-one-sided-gas-search-off-cyprus/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Turkey won’t allow Cyprus’ government to carry out a “unilateral” gas search off the east Mediterranean island as long as breakaway Turkish Cypriots don’t also reap the benefits, the Turkish energy minister said Thursday. For two weeks ...

News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus Says Turkey Blocking Drillship in Eastern Mediterranean Drilling Standoff

News channel or source: http://gcaptain.com/cyprus-says-turkey-blocking-drillship-in-eastern-mediterranean-drilling-standoff/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Deputy government spokesman Victoras Papadopoulos told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday the ship was heading to the same area, when five Turkish vessels interrupted its course. Turkey, which does not have diplomatic relations with European Union-member ...

News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus: Turkish warships stopped rig, ‘threatened force’

News channel or source: http://wivb.com/ap/cyprus-turkish-warships-stopped-rig-threatened-force/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Lakkotrypis said the Cyprus government had agreed with Eni to make another attempt to reach the area, known as Block 3, southeast of Cyprus. The Saipem 12000 rig had been anchored around 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the drilling target since Feb. 9 when ...

News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus accuses Turkey of blocking ship again in gas exploration standoff

News channel or source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180223134748-lmqgr
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Deputy government spokesman Victoras Papadopoulos told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday the ship was heading to the same area, when five Turkish vessels interrupted its course. "The drillship was halted by five Turkish warships and after threats of ...

News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus says to pursue gas exploration amid standoff with Turkey

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/cyprus-energy-turkey/cyprus-says-to-pursue-gas-exploration-amid-standoff-with-turkey-idUSL8N1QA5RE
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Peace talks collapsed last year. Greek Cypriots, who are exploring for natural gas, run Cyprus’s internationally recognised government. Turkish Cypriots run a breakaway state in north Cyprus recognised only by Ankara. Turkey, which does not have ...

News Cyprus » Government: Italy's Eni to divert drillship away from Cyprus due to Turkey standoff

News channel or source: https://www.platts.com/latest-news/natural-gas/london/italys-eni-to-divert-drillship-away-from-cyprus-26897396
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Cyprus' internationally recognized government, however, has pledged to continue exploration efforts in its waters. Its president Nicos Anastasiades dismissed Turkey's position in a strongly worded statement this week. "Statements and rhetoric by Turkey and ...

News Cyprus » Government: Cyprus says Turkish warships continue to block drilling rig

News channel or source: http://www.tbo.com/ap/world/cyprus-says-turkish-warships-continue-to-block-drilling-rig-ap_world78e5c6afcaa047119c6b67418ed18e95
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

Cyprus government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides told state broadcaster RIK that the rig remains anchored about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from the drilling target off the island nation's southeastern coast. He said both the government and Eni are focused ...