Gloomy outlook: Aphrodite moves to exploitation

By Charles Ellinas

The granting by the government last week of the Aphrodite gas-field Exploitation Licence for 25 years to the Noble Energy, Delek and Shell consortium is a milestone in the development of hydrocarbons discovered in the Cyprus EEZ. Not only it is the first such licence, but it enables the consortium to enter negotiations with Egypt’s Idku LNG plant to secure a gas sales contract for this gas.

Understandably, this generated considerable euphoria even to the extent of talking about the immense profits to Cyprus, estimated to be...


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Gloomy outlook: Aphrodite moves to exploitation


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