The ship Exxon Mobil is looking for hydrocarbons off the coast of Cyprus In the World : Vladim

News 16 March, 2018

Research ship of Exxon Mobil came in the Cypriot port of Limassol to perform the stated activities in search of hydrocarbons. Information reported by the local media.


The ship will test the bottom in the territorial waters of the island. However, the preparatory route of the ship has another task that is a necessary part of licensing the exploration of oil and gas deposits. We are talking about the expert study by an independent Commission of the flora and fauna of the territorial waters of Cyprus and insights about how the production will affect the ecological condition of individual plants and organisms.

The ship will define the optimum test drilling bottom. Then followed a complex procedure for a low claims licenses of various government agencies in the Peninsula.
Such tight control is experienced by all corporations engaged in the extraction of hydrocarbons in the territorial waters of individual States of the Mediterranean.

It should be recalled that a few months ago, the Turkish military blocked the work of the Italian oil platform, owned by Eni, which was forced to abandon its investment project.