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  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vroon, a Dutch company providing offshore support vessels to the international oil and gas industry, today said its VOS Aphrodite vessel has been delivered to Gupco. The VOS Aphrodite anchor handling tug supply vessel will join the VOS Appolo vessel in the Gulf of Suez. The client Gupco or Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company, is a joint […]

  • 21 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) announces that it has taken delivery of a new addition to their offshore fleet. The VOS Aphrodite, an anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessel built at the Fujian Shipyard in China, was delivered today, 21 March 2011, in China. She is the second in a series of eight “A-types” that will […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance

     VOS Aphrodite was delivered last week to Gupco (Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company, a joint venture between BP and EGPC) at the start of a two-year charter. The vessel will operate from Ras Shukeir in the Gulf of Suez, together with VOS Apollo. Both vessels have been modified with walk-to-work systems on port and starboard […]

  • 23 November 2015

    BG Group has taken a 35% holding in Block 12 offshore Cyprus which includes the Aphrodite gas discovery. According to BG, this upstream position provides a potential source of gas to Egypt where BG Group holds equity in the two train LNG export facility at Idku as well as LNG offtake rights to lift 3.6 […]

  • 3 January 2013

    Norway’s AGR has encountered signs of hydrocarbons while drilling the Aphrodite-2 well in the Ishai License, offshore Israel, 160 kilometers northwest of Haifa. Based on examinations performed during the drilling of the Well, “significant signs of hydrocarbons” (natural gas) were found in the lower Miocene sands. The thickness of the natural gas bearing layer is […]

  • 7 November 2019

    First gas is expected to start flowing in 2025.

  • 8 June 2015

    Cyprus government has welcomed Noble Energy’s declaration of commerciality of the “Aphrodite” natural gas offshore field. Noble Energy operates a license for the exploration of hydrocarbons in Block 12 of Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). Other partners are Delek Drilling Limited Partnership and Avner Oil Exploration Limited Partnership. The declaration of commerciality confirms the existence of substantial […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cyprus has signed an intergovernmental agreement with Egypt for the construction of a subsea natural gas pipeline which will carry gas from Cyprus’ Aphrodite offshore field to Egypt and then to the EU.

  • 22 August 2013

    Delek Group’s gas subsidiaries, Delek Drilling LP and Avner LP, announced that a decision to perform a production test at Aphrodite A-2, located in Block 12 offshore Cyprus, has been approved. An estimated budget for the production tests (100%) is approximately USD 64 million (100%). Production tests are expected to start in the coming days […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Egypt and Cyprus have signed an agreement regarding the transport of natural gas via a direct subsea pipeline from Cyprus to Egypt for domestic consumption or re-export.

  • 1 June 2015

    Israel’s Delek Group has begun preliminary negotiations with Noble Energy International, Ltd. for the acquisition of 19.9% of its share in Block 12, offshore Cyprus. Noble Energy currently owns a 70% share in the Block 12, containing the Aphrodite gas discovery. Delek Group said in a statement that it was looking to buy around 19.9% of the working interest […]

  • 31 August 2011

    N.E.I. Treatment Systems announced today the receipt of its first order from Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry for two Venturi Oxygen Stripping(TM) (VOS) Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) to be installed aboard two 320,000 DWT VLCCs being built for Sovcomflot. Bohai is a subsidiary of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), one of the largest shipbuilders […]

  • 31 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    N.E.I. Treatment Systems announced today the receipt of its first order from Bohai Shipbuilding Heavy Industry for two Venturi Oxygen Stripping(TM) (VOS) Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) to be installed aboard two 320,000 DWT VLCCs being built for Sovcomflot. Bohai is a subsidiary of the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), one of the largest shipbuilders […]

  • 28 November 2012

    According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), the Cupsogue Beach has received new sand. Around 130,000 cubic yards of sand, dredged from the Moriches Inlet, has already been placed at the mentioned area, stated Aphrodite Montalvo, the spokeswoman for the DEC. She added that a total of 200,000 cubic yards will […]

  • 16 February 2015

    Egypt and Cyprus signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of oil and gas.

  • 3 January 2013

    AGR announced that the Aphrodite-2 well offshore Israel has reached a depth of 5 652 meters from sea level (including water depth of about 1 707 meters). Based on examinations performed during the drilling of the Well, “significant signs of hydrocarbons” (natural gas) were found in the lower Miocene sands. Additional information with respect to […]

  • 23 November 2015

    LNG player BG Group informed it has taken a 35 percent holding in Block 12 offshore Cyprus which include the Aphrodite gas discovery.

  • 16 February 2015

    Egypt and Cyprus have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of oil and gas. The deal was signed earlier today between Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Sherif Ismail and the Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Cyprus, Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, in the presence of the Prime Minister of Egypt Ibrahim Mahlab. […]

  • 2 June 2015

    Delek Group said it has begun preliminary negotiations with Noble Energy for the acquisition of 19.9% of its share in Block 12 in Cyprus.

  • 16 February 2015

    Egypt and Cyprus signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of oil and gas.

  • 29 November 2015

    Iran targeting launch of five LNG projects Iran plans to increase its share in the global gas trade by launching five LNG projects over the next 3 years managing director of the National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC) Hamidreza Araqi said. KBR wins G2 LNG FEED contract KBR on Tuesday said it has been awarded a […]

  • 13 March 2013

    In the following article, which Offshore Energy Today is sharing with permission from World Review, Dr. Carole Nakhle, an energy economist, based in London, UK, specialising in international petroleum fiscal regimes, world oil and gas market developments, provides her view on Cyprus’ Aphrodite gas discovery and its effect on the Mediterranean country’s economy.   Written by Dr. […]