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19 Feb, 2015
 
German Marshall Fund of the United States Foreign & Security Policy Paper Series 2015 “Lebanon: The Next Eastern Mediterranean Gas Producer?” Mediterranean Paper Series February 2015 - Bassam Fattouh and Laura El-Katiri Click to Download Related Publication Introduction: Lebanon’s exclusive economic zone forms part of the Levant Basin, which has been estimated to hold up to 122 trillion cubic feet of recoverable natural gas, in addition to some 1.7 billion barrels of recoverable oil.   The development of its hydrocarbon reserves would enable [...]
16 Feb, 2015
 
Leading Lebanese law firm Kouatly & Associates with leading international oil & gas law firm Arntzen de Besche based in Norway delivered part one of a three part module on "Petroleum law and Petroleum Contracts" at ESA business school. The objectives of the modules is to give the attendees an understanding of the framework of oil and gas law, examine the Lebanese legal regime for oil and gas and gain a comprehensive overview of the main international contracts in the [...]
12 Feb, 2015
 
With a share of the resource rich Levant Basin, a pipeline to Europe under consideration and increased capex spend anticipated – Cyprus is an emerging offshore energy frontier worth watching. But can the island overcome local and neighbouring geopolitical tensions to reach its full offshore potential? Cyprus, a modest Mediterranean island situated on the cusp of the East Mediterranean Sea, holds substantial offshore acreage in the Levant Basin, estimated by the US Geological Survey to contain 1.7 billion barrels of [...]
05 Feb, 2015
 
In a country blighted by power cuts and poor infrastructure -- and struggling under the impact of the Syrian war across its border -- Lebanon is hopeful that untapped oil and gas reserves may offer some relief.   Although proper exploration of the possible reserves is being stymied by political deadlock, estimates have suggested revenue from the reserves could yield as much as $600 billion.   Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil, who once served as Lebanon's energy minister, has claimed such a find would help [...]
02 Feb, 2015
 
L’École Supérieure des Affaires ESA invites you to their Legal Conference “Petroleum law and petroleum contracts-Basics of petroleum law” where the top and most respected legal counsels and experts will gather over two power-packed days to provide you with critical updates and expert analysis of the Lebanese recent oil and gas legalities.   -Date: From 6th to 7th of February 2015 - Hours: 09:00 to 17:00 - Place: ESA Business School - Registration fee: 135 $ NB: For more information and to register, please contact [...]
31 Jan, 2015
 
It is true that the launching whistle of the Lebanese Oil & Gas industry has not been released yet. It is also true that the month of January of the New Year 2015 will soon end without any major update other than the continuous discussions concerning the adoption of the decrees in the last two Governmental meetings.   Samer Abbas Khalaf wrote last week in Daily Star about some external reasons that keep Oil and Gas exploration in the funnel: “Over [...]
24 Jan, 2015
 
Wow!!! 3.5k readers in 24 hours for my first article. Feeling like a Pulitzer Prize winner already.   Let’s get serious now. 3.5 k readers for an article on a local site about an industry that don t even exist yet, show the awareness of Lebanese people toward this field. Hopefully the politicians might feel the same. The weird thing is that out of those 3.5k readers none asked the following: How does this work?   Well I am going to play the Good Samaritan [...]
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