Imminent gas drilling off Cyprus forces full use planning

The long-awaited moment, the arrival of the Noble oil rig to the maritime exclusive economic zone of Cyprus in order to perform the confirmatory drilling in the Aphrodite natural gas field, has finally come.

The ENSCO 5006 rig of the American company will need a couple of days to stabilise its position, meaning that by the end of the week, June 7, the appraisal well work will begin.

The significant step in Cyprus’s energy, economic and diplomatic policy future has been accompanied by talk of what needs to be done now to complement and fully utilise the new dynamics.

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