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Drilling begins at Cronos-1 in Block 6 of Cyprus’ EEZ

A press release announced the arrival of the drillship 'Tungsten Explorer'

Source: CNA

Drilling works have started at "Cronos-1" within Block 6, of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone, the Ministry of Energy announced on Monday.

In a press release, the Ministry announced the arrival of the "Tungsten Explorer" drillship and that work in block 6 had begun.  The consortium Eni Cyprus and TotalEnergies EP Cyprus B.V., responsible for the drilling, already have a hydrocarbon exploration license for this block.

Drilling works will be monitored on a continuous basis by the staff of the Hydrocarbons Service of the Ministry, the press release concluded.

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