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14 Dec, 2014
 
Lebanon should not have allowed Israel to take even a drop of its oil, Speaker Nabih Berri was quoted as saying Monday, lamenting that his country had effectively surrendered two reserves to its enemy.   He said that Israel was allowed to steal oil from two Lebanese reserves near the border because those reserves, from which 870 square miles, were neglected by the government.   “This means that we have given up these two reserves, which is something we should not have let happen,” [...]
08 Dec, 2014
 
Parliament’s Public Works, Transport, Energy and Water Works committee organized an important workshop last week to discuss the re-activation of the Lebanese nascent oil and gas industry, which has been totally stagnant for the past months awaiting for the approval of the two decrees related to the blocks delineation and Exploration/Production sharing agreement.   The president of the committee, MP Mohamad Kabbani, stated during the session that that "there is a road map to activate the oil & gas industry in Lebanon, [...]
02 Dec, 2014
 
The Lebanese are very self-aware. We freely admit, for example, that when flying Middle East Airlines, we are atrocious passengers. We treat the cabin crew with barely-concealed contempt; we let our children run amok in the cabin, and, in what has almost become a national pastime, we cheerfully ignore instructions to remain seated until the plane has come to a halt, often deciding that we need to visit the bathroom seconds before landing.   Put us on a posh airline and we [...]
27 Nov, 2014
 
Cyprus Mail: The discovery of hydrocarbon reserves in the eastern Mediterranean can and should work as a tool for peace, stability, and cooperation in the region, Cyprus and Lebanon said yesterday.   During a meeting between Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides and his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil, it was agreed to strengthen their relations in the energy sector as well as in areas such as search and rescue, liberalisation of flights, tourism and defence.   Speaking after the meeting, Bassil said they agreed that the [...]
28 Nov, 2014
 
Osama Habib - The Daily Star - BEIRUT: All 2-D seismic onshore surveys for gas and oil in Lebanon have been halted until the government launches the licensing round for oil and gas exploration off the country’s coast, insiders said Monday.   Before companies can bid for the rights to drill for offshore oil or gas, the government must set the number of blocks for auction and establish a revenue mechanism, two steps that have been delayed several times.   According to a [...]
27 Nov, 2014
 
Osama Habib - The Daily Star - BEIRUT: Energy Minister Arthur Nazarian revealed Tuesday that the Finance Ministry released outstanding payments to a Danish company building two electricity plants in Lebanon.   “The Finance Ministry has released the outstanding money owed to the Danish firm BWSC after the payments were withheld due to the alleged change in the contract between the company and the Energy Ministry,” the minister told The Daily Star.   In September 2014, BWSC suspended all work on two electricity projects [...]
25 Nov, 2014
 
By Roudi Baroudi Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades made full use of the high-profile stage created by the latest summit in Cairo with the leaders of Egypt and Greece, issuing a very public call for Turkey to adopt a “constructive stance” in addressing regional disputes. Recent Turkish intrusions into the internationally recognized Republic of Cyprus’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) – at a time when Nicosia is working with private companies to determine the extent of the divided island’s offshore oil and [...]
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