Thursday October 2, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
27o C
19o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Hydrocarbon data pique oil firms’ interest

By Chryssa Liaggou

The global oil industry’s response to a presentation of Greece’s hydrocarbon indications at a recent exhibition in Houston, Texas, was at first surprise and then interest, according to the president of the Hellenic Hydrocarbon Management Company, Sofia Stamataki.

Stamataki told Voice of America Radio that she had presented the “Greece MegaProject” – the data compiled by Norwegian surveying company PGS during its surveys of the hydrocarbon-rich areas across the Ionian Sea and south of Crete – to an audience of 17,000 delegates from over 1,000 companies. The PGS seismic data point to some very encouraging findings that confirm potential similar to areas of neighboring Albania and southern Italy where oil is already being extracted.

Among the companies present in Houston that have already shown an interest in the Greek hydrocarbon market, were leading brands ConocoPhillips, Statoil, British Petroleum, Shell, ExxonMobil, Chevron and Noble, among others.

The next presentation of the “Greece MegaProject” is planned for March 11-13 at an American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG Appex) conference in London.

ekathimerini.com , Monday February 10, 2014 (22:34)  
ECB to begin buying secured debt, bundled loans from mid-month
Draghi says ECB will purchase assets for at least two years
Draghi says ready to do more to fight low inflation
ECB holds rates, shifting focus to new purchase plans
Marble door discovered in Amphipoli reinforces theory of ancient Macedonian tomb
Pieces of a broken, two-piece, Thasian marble door discovered at the excavation site on Kasta Hill on Thursday were expected to reinforce the belief that the tomb was erected during the anci...
Six face prosecutor for bank robberies, terrorist activity
Six people detained in Athens and Thessaloniki on Wednesday in connection to bank robberies and possible terrorist activity faced a prosecutor on Thursday. The suspects, four Greek men, aged...
Inside News
SOCCER
Rosenberg confident after win over Olympiakos
Malmoe captain Markus Rosenberg scored twice in the Swedes' 2-0 win over Olympiakos on Wednesday and illustrated his confidence in the team after the game. Rosenberg capitalized on slack def...
SOCCER
Rosenberg punishes Olympiakos´s errors at Malmoe
A disappointing Olympiakos got the worst possible result from its clash with Malmoe in Sweden for the Champions League, going down 2-0 on Wednesday due to its own defensive errors and attack...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
There´s money, still
The decision reached by Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his deputy, Evangelos Venizelos, to seek a vote of confidence in Parliament on October 6, is a final attempt to restore order in th...
EDITORIAL
Confidence and corrections
The government must secure a vote of confidence in Parliament. Any other development would see the country enter very turbulent waters. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and his cabinet must ag...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. ECB to begin buying secured debt, bundled loans from mid-month
2. Draghi says ECB will purchase assets for at least two years
3. Draghi says ready to do more to fight low inflation
4. Marble door discovered in Amphipoli reinforces theory of ancient Macedonian tomb
5. Rosenberg confident after win over Olympiakos
6. ECB holds rates, shifting focus to new purchase plans
more news
Today
This Week
1. Doctors, medical employees strike over staff shortages, wages
2. Court to hear Kasidiriaris-Kanelli case
3. Air travel to run smoothly after air traffic controllers' weekend strike deemed illegal
4. Pensioners stage rally in central Athens
5. European stocks decline as investors await ECB policy meeting
6. Moscovici in charge of budgets seen prompting EU deficits debate
Today
This Week
1. Greece may opt for unusual president to avoid snap polls, Venizelos says
2. Woman allegedly buried alive by accident in northern Greece
3. Salaries in Greece continue to slide, dipping 1.4 pct in Q2
4. Should you bet with Kissinger on where the world is heading?
5. Cypriots divided by 1974 war seek Shariah hub
6. The shocking thought of euro-dollar parity
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.