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Greece to Auction Oil Drilling Licenses In 2012, Maniatis Says

October 06, 2011

Oct. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Greece’s Deputy Energy and Environment Minister Yiannis Maniatis said the government plans to auction offshore oil drilling research licenses in 2012.

Greece will call international tenders for three-year licenses in its Exclusive Economic Zone at the beginning of next year, Maniatis said on state-run NET TV today.

-- Editor: Chris Peterson

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