14 Dec, 2017
BEIRUT, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Lebanon's cabinet approved a bid on Thursday for offshore energy exploration by a consortium made up of France's Total, Italy's ENI and Russia's Novatek, in the country's first oil and gas offshore licensing round, a government source told Reuters.   "Congratulations to the Lebanese people on the passing of the oil decree and on Lebanon entering the club of oil countries," Oil Minister Cesar Abi Khalil said on Twitter in response to the decision.   Lebanon sits [...]
08 Aug, 2017
Lebanon is advanced very slowly to exploit its maritime resources compared with other eastern Mediterranean countries; Israel, Cyprus and Turkey are all much more advanced in drilling for oil and gas.   Slowed by a political gridlock and unresolved boundary disputes, Lebanon has stood on the sidelines watching massive natural gas discoveries such as Leviathan, Aphrodite and Karish sprout from deepwater Mediterranean areas in its neighbors’ jurisdictions.   Lebanese officials reported on plans to award four offshore blocks by November 15 in the country’s [...]
07 July, 2017
Energy security is a key concern for the European Union (EU), an energy importer reliant on producing and transit countries for supply. The majority of the EU’s oil and gas imports originate in neighbouring regions. For gas, the EU relies mainly on Russia, which supplies 38 per cent of its imports. Natural gas may have the brightest energy future among the fossil fuels, given its potential to serve as a transition fuel to a sustainable [...]
18 May, 2017
For the 8th year in a row, Lebanon welcomes energypreneurs from all over the world for the 2017 edition of the International Beirut Energy Forum (IBEF). The synergy that the International Beirut Energy Forum has gained throughout the years has made this event a landmark for the sustainable energy sector, a lighthouse for development, dialogue, hope, and progress. The International Beirut Energy Forum 2017 is the place for individuals, engineers, bankers, decision makers, corporations, universities, and even states and governments to [...]
03 Apr, 2017
The deadline to participate in the new prequalification round for oil and gas exploration off Lebanon’s coast has passed with nine new companies applying to take part in the first licensing round, said a statement issued by the Energy Ministry and the Lebanese Petroleum Administration.   “The deadline to participate in the new prequalification round for oil and gas exploration in Lebanon has ended on March 31, and nine new companies have applied to take part in the bid,” the statement, which [...]
23 Mar, 2017
Speakers recommended a road map for the efficient extraction of Lebanon’s hydrocarbon resources   This 4th year’s Oil and Gas Forum organized by Front Page Communication comprised a panoply of suggestions for drawing a roadmap that might put the oil and gas sector on the right track, especially after the government’s recent adoption of two pertinent decrees.   Held on March 7th under the auspices of the President of the Council of Ministers HE Mr. Saad Hariri and in his presence, the conference [...]
21 Mar, 2017
Leading oil and gas industry executives and experts from across the East Mediterranean will gather in Beirut this May, to gain invaluable insight to the newly presented opportunities in Lebanon’s energy sector, the challenges and the road ahead for companies and investors in the field.   Organizers of the Lebanon International Oil & Gas (LIOG) Summit ( have confirmed that the event will return 9 to 10 May 2017 for its third edition, at the prestigious Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel, under [...]
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