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Catharina Sikow-Magny: The Midstream Challenge in Eastern Mediterranean


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“EastMed Energy Roundtable” - Tuesday March 28, 2017

Catharina Sikow-Magny, Head of Unit ENER B.1|Networks and Regional Initiatives, European Commission

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Catharina Sikow-Magny: The Midstream Challenge in Eastern Mediterranean

  1. 1. THE MIDSTREAM CHALLENGE IN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN EastMed Energy Roundtable Catharina Sikow Magny Head of Unit, DG ENER B1 European Commission
  2. 2. Reserves, production, potential Proven gas reserves Production Norway* 1.9 tcm 117.2 bcm Egypt* 1.8 tcm 45.6 bcm Israel 0.86 tcm 11 bcm (Tamar) Cyprus 0.125 tcm (Aphrodite) 0 bcm Lebanon? *Source: BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2016; year 2015; Egypt does not include 0.85 Tcm of reserves in Zohr field discovered in 2015 **Source: information from the national authorities, 2016 data
  3. 3. Projected EU Gas market development Source: PRIMES (EUCO30 scenario), in bcm
  4. 4.  Project promoter: Ministry of Energy Commerce, Industry and Tourism (MECIT)  7.3. Cluster of projects (SGC)  Member States: CY, GR  Supply gas resources to EU from Levantine Basin (Cyprus and Israel) as well as from other East Med potential resources.  The 7 options for removing internal bottlenecks in Cyprus are the following:  1) Cyprus Gas Pipeline (from Aphrodite to Vasilikos),  2) Pipeline from Aphrodite to Egypt,  3) FSRU for LNG imports to Cyprus (New gas supply solution by Cygas/DEFA),  4) EastΜed Pipeline (cross-border pipeline from Cyprus to Greece via Crete  5) FLNG (small scale) to Aphrodite,  6) LNG Storage (Mediterranean Gas Storage),  7) CNG  The project is included as a cross-border pipeline in the new TYNDP 2017 of ENTSOG (TRA-N-1146). Source: project promoter PCI CyprusGas2EU (7.3.2) Removing internal bottlenecks in Cyprus to end isolation and to allow for the transmission of gas from the Eastern Mediterranean region
  5. 5. PCI EastMed Pipeline POSEIDON EASTMED Komotini Thesprotia Otranto The EastMed project is an approximately 1900 km offshore/onshore pipeline project that will directly connect the East Mediterranean gas resources to the European gas system. Source: project promoter