Cyprus In his introduction of Nicos Kouyialis, Minister for Natural Resources and Environment, Cyprus , panel moderator John Roberts characterized Cyprus as a country “on the verge of significant energy production,” an incredibly apt description, among others, at the 2nd Annual Frankfurt Gas Forum . “The discoveries of substantial quantities of natural gas open up new perspectives and gives a new impetus to the role the Eastern Mediterranean region can play in the global and European energy markets,” he began.  “Our vision is to establish Cyprus as a regional energy hub, utilizing its own indigenous hydrocarbon resources, eventually additional quantities from the neigboring countries,” added Minister Kouyialis. In order to fulfill this vision, he said the basic objectives of the government of Cyprus were “To […]