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Total and Eni postpone drilling in Cyprus

Christian Fernsby ▼ | May 4, 2020
The energy companies Total of France and Eni of Italy have followed the example of ExxonMobil and suspended their planned drilling activities in Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone this year due to concerns about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Kathimerini Cyprus has learned.
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The consortium sent a letter to Cypriot authorities last week announcing their decision, Kathimerini Cyprus has reported.

Topics: Total Eni Cyprus

According to the decision, the consortium is postponing its planned activities in Cyprus’ EEZ until next year.

The letter notes that the activities have not been cancelled, which Nicosia regards as a positive development.