Can Cyprus Become a Regional Energy Hub?

Article appeared in Sunday Mail, on Sept. 11, 2016. By Constantinos Hadjistassou* Frequently we hear the aspiration of transforming Cyprus into a regional energy hub. Turkey flirts more prominently with the idea while Egypt more recently voiced serious interest. Considering the economic importance of energy hubs not only for the host country but to the world’s economy it is instructive […]

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Natural Gas Production Tests and the Day After

Article appeared in the Cyprus Mail, Thursday Sept. 12th, 2013. By Constantinos Hadjistassou* Production tests, also known as drill stem tests, are a milestone in the development of a hydrocarbons field and its conversion into a proved reserve. The process primarily aims at: (a) quantifying the production capacity; (b) determining the pressure of the fluids (oil, natural gas and/or other […]

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