Home » Latest » Oil and Gas Exploration to Happen in Croatia’s Adriatic

Oil and Gas Exploration to Happen in Croatia’s Adriatic

CroatiaAfter five months Norwegian seismic imaging services company Spectrum Geo2 has completed 2D seismic surveys of oil and gas reserves along 15,000 kilometres of Croatia’s Adriatic sea, reports Dnevnik.hr

“The data shows promising hydrocarbon accumulations in the geological structures of the Adriatic. Based on the data obtained in the early stages of the project , we can now conclude that there is significant potential for finding undiscovered oil and gas reserves along the side of the Croatian part of the Adriatic”, said Economy Minister Ivan Vrdoljak, who announced that a public tender for the concession to explore Croatia’s coast will be published in the second half of 2014.

In February a data room of all results from the seismic imaging will be made available to all interested parties.

Share on:
0 / 5 (0 votes)

Sign up to receive the Croatia Week Newsletter

Related Posts

South African-Born Crystal Palace Defender Pledges Allegiance to Croatia

South African-born defender Nikola Tavares, who signed a professional contract with English Premier League side Crystal Palace last month, is the latest player from the diaspora to pledge his allegiance to Croatia. The technically-gifted 18-year-old was born in the South African port city of Cape Town to a Portuguese father and a Croatian mother. Four...

6 Great Vegetarian Places in Croatia

By Alex Cote Despite meat being a staple ingredient in traditional Croatian cuisine, vegetarians can still indulge in savory meatless options in Croatia. The trick is knowing where to look. While most menus offer a vegetarian section, there has to be more to being meat-free than bread, pasta, salad and grilled vegetables. That’s why several...

[PHOTO] Croatia in LA Gearing Up for the Mexicans

The Croatian football team, minus all of its stars, have been in Los Angeles this week preparing for this weekend’s one-off friendly fixture against Mexico. Head coach Ante Čačić has brought with him an inexperienced squad of 16 players, made up of mostly Croatian first division regulars. A post shared by Hrvatski nogometni savez (@hns_cff)...

[PHOTO] Tommy Hilfiger Enjoying Dubrovnik Holiday

Famous American fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, best known for founding the lifestyle brand Tommy Hilfiger, is currently holidaying in the Croatian coastal city of Dubrovnik. Hilfiger (66), has decided to spend part of his summer holiday in Croatia with his wife Dee Ocleppo Hilfiger (50) and their 8-year-old son. The pair were spotted strolling around...

Zagreb’s Famous Funicular 124 Years Old Today

On this day, 23 April, 124 years ago, the funicular in the Croatian capital was first put into operation. Today the funicular, situated in Tomić Street, connecting Ilica Street (Donji Grad) with Strossmayerovo šetalište (Strossmayer promenade) to the north (Gornji Grad), is one of the cities recognisable attractions. Its 66-metre (217 ft) track makes it...

11 Stunning Castles in Croatia

  By Iva Ralica There are beautiful fortresses and ruins with magnificent views over the surrounding areas, but we just might leave those for another article. Many others are used for other purposes, such as the beautiful Lužnica castle near Zaprešić, Vojković castle in Oroslavje and Miljana near Kumrovec. Some also are not in the...