Oil drilling in the ionian sea

Dunnahoe T., Greece opens frontier Ionian Sea, south of Crete exploration, Oil & Gas Journal, Aug. 2017. Offshore exploration in Greece has been dormant  6 Oct 2019 Greek Parliament has ratified the agreement with Total, ExxonMobil and Hellenic Petroleum consortium for the concession of exploration in 

The seas surrounding the country include the Sea of Crete to the south, the In 2018, we were awarded the offshore exploration block Ionian, where we hold a  2D and 3D seismic and GeoStreamer data for oil exploration offshore 2016 · Herodotus/Levantine Basin CYP 2008 · Ionian Sea/South of Crete GRE 2012  The previous exploration records have led to a progressive enrichment of the The Ionian Zone crops out in southern Albania, where seven oil fields were  1 Aug 2019 and ultra-deep nature of many concessions in the Ionian Sea and Crete. Oil and gas drilling is a heavily polluting activity that will inevitably  14 Μάιος 2019 internationally recognised bodies have issued an appeal to Greek PM Alexis Tsipras to suspend oil drilling and exploration in the Ionian Sea. 1 May 2019 Greece is a country with many unexplored promising oil and gas fields.In fiscal From a hydrocarbon exploration perspective, offshore Crete in 

1 Aug 2019 and ultra-deep nature of many concessions in the Ionian Sea and Crete. Oil and gas drilling is a heavily polluting activity that will inevitably 

10 Dec 2017 With recent talk of renewed oil/ hydrocarbons exploration in the Ionian Sea and in Epirus, I am reminded of the distress and anxiety caused to  6 Mar 2018 After the Greek Ministry of Environment & Energy released a Call for Tenders regarding the exploration and exploitation of hydrocarbons  signed a contract with the Franco-Italian-Greek consortium of Total, Edison and Hellenic Petroleum (HELPE) for oil and gas exploration in the Ionian Sea. 5 Feb 2018 lesser extent in the Ionian Sea. In early. Greece offers new offshore exploration opportunities. FIG. 1. GREECE'S OFFSHORE TENDER. Crete. 2 Sep 2012 Last year, Italy protested against Malta's publication of a tender for oil and gas exploration covering parts of the Ionian Sea claimed by Rome. 12 Mar 2018 of which jointly bid with Hellenic Petroleum to explore oil and gas fields of Greece's coasts, one near Crete and the other in the Ionian Sea.

One hundred scientists and internationally recognised bodies have issued an appeal to Greek PM Alexis Tsipras to suspend oil drilling and exploration in the Ionian Sea. They point out that the oil exploration program will have devastating effects on the natural environment and marine life of the country from the very first stage of seismic research.

7 Jun 2019 The Hellenic trench runs from the north of Corfu in the Ionian Sea to the south of Crete – an area equivalent to 56,000 sq km, nearly twice the size  The area conceded for oil exploration and drilling is home to rare and threatened species such as sperm whales, bottlenose dolphins, monk seals, loggerhead sea   31 Oct 2018 Hydrocarbon exploration will commence in 2019 in the Ionian Sea, the President of the Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management S.A. 

The eni refinery is located in the “Mar Grande” bay on the Ionian Sea in southern Italy. The contract is part of eni’s plan to improve the refinery infrastructure and to ensure a reliable connection with the onshore Tempa Rossa oil plant.

The entire Ionian sea and the Libyan sea are in danger to be converted in a huge offshore oil platform. The dangers that underlie the oil and gas drilling are huge. We are facing epic damage in tourism and other areas of the economy (fishing, stockbreeding, agriculture), damage to many rich ecosystems, pollution of the groundwater, and of course all the impacts that hydrocarbons exploitation have on public health. Oil and Gas reserves worth €600 billion in Ionian Sea and South Crete. At least 3 billion barrels of oil and estimated 4 trillion cubic feet of natural gas are hidden in the Ionian Sea and south of the island of Crete, Yannis Bassias, Chairman and CEO Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management said on Monday. On July 14, the Greek government said that it had received three bids for offshore oil drilling, to the west in the Ionian Sea and south of Crete in the Mediterranean. There were over 20 blocks up for bid accounting for over 200,000 square kilometers. Equinor and its partners reported an oil discovery with the Sputnik exploration well drilled in the Barents Sea. Recoverable resources are preliminarily estimated at 20-65 million bbl of oil.

The Greek government and oil companies, such as Total, Exxon and Repsol, are planning to drill over a marine area twice the size of Belgium. Iconic habitats with unique threatened species, such as sperm whales, bottlenose dolphins, loggerhead turtles and monk seals, and top tourism destinations for millions of people are under immediate threat.

oil drilling in the heart of mediterranean Could you ever imagine that in an area of enormous natural wealth, one of the major reservoirs of marine and coastal biodiversity globally and one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, it would be planned to start natural gas and oil drilling?

Oil and gas grab in the Ionian Sea (now getting attention from leading environmental affairs platform) 212 Views 0 Comments Opposition mounts against a new dash for hydrocarbon prospecting in the Eastern Mediterranean. Oil exploration and drilling pose an unprecedented environmental threat with severe and irreversible impacts on: MARINE LIFE The area conceded for oil exploration and drilling is home to rare and threatened species such as sperm whales, bottlenose dolphins, monk seals, loggerhead sea turtles and deep sea corals.