New data generated in the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone after yesterday's decisions of the Cabinet to begin negotiations of award coveted piece "10" in the consortium Exxon Mobil-Qatar Petroleum.
New data also for the "6" piece that goes in EMI-Total consortium and which creates problems Turkey. The piece "8" go to EMI.
The fact that the head of Exxon Mobil will be the new US Secretary of the distinctive and interesting for J. Licensing Round French President, Francois Hollande, in the pre-day visit to Cyprus and the preceding whirlwind of head of EMI in Nicosia, and outline the importance of energy developments in the Cyprus EEZ.
Strong competition for temachio- "fillet" emerged as the "10" strengthens the negotiating position of the three ministers, Energy, Finance and Labour, which yesterday authorized the Ministers to conduct negotiations.
The head of Exxon Mobil Cyprus, revealed yesterday the "F" that the negotiation team of the consortium of the two giants, which include Cypriots are ready to come to Cyprus just set the first date Energy Minister.
The criterion of "aggressive" program was important inter alia for ratings and it is clear that on the basis and the notice must be expected significant activity of rigs the next three years in the Cypriot EEZ.
The attention is turned to the "10", however, yesterday's decisions of the Cabinet is significant in relation to the "6", for which there is not much seismographic result of operations by the Turkish frigate approached whenever there seismographic -Now we will see conduct the common activity there of EMI-Total.
Also important is the "8", which is awarded to EMI because geological synergies with "9", which already owns and opens new possibilities.
Icing on the cake of yesterday's decision, almost € 100 million. Expected to be received by the Finance Minister in total as a bonus to the expected signatures of the three contracts at the end of January.
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