Cyprus to Carry Out Eight Drillings in its EEZ in the Next 24 Months
Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis has announced that Cyprus is planning to carry out eight drillings in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), during the next 24 months.
The Minister said that six of those will be exploratory, while two will be confirmatory.
"Activities in the Cyprus EEZ continue. Eight drillings have been scheduled for the next 24 months. Six exploratory and two confirmatory”, said the Minister, during a presentation of the work of his Ministry from March 2018 through April 2019.
According to the Cyprus News Agency, the Minister refrained from revealing in which blocks of the EEZ the drillings will take place, but said that the targets have been located and drillings will begin before the end of the year or beginning of 2020.