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15 Nov, 2015
 
The Faculty of Science and the Faculty of business & economics sciences at the Lebanese University are organizing the conference "status of the oil and gas industry in Lebanon: challenges, opportunities and aspirations".   This first conference aims to create an interact platform for stakeholders (academics, researchers, specialists and students) to share, exchange and disseminate the results of their work, experience, research, ideas and perspectives related to all preliminary phases of gas and oil industry.   In particular, attention will be given to the [...]
16 Nov, 2015
 
Ask an oceanographer about the Eastern Mediterranean Basin, and he might mention a sea-floor dotted with mud volcanoes spewing gas and sometimes oil into the benthic environment.   Ask a geologist, and she may wax lyrical about sediment columns up to 12 km thick, generously capped by “evaporite,” i.e. dirty rock salt.   Both sets of observations have led to speculation that the entire region bounded on three sides by the politically fractious arc of Greece, Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt may be [...]
09 Nov, 2015
 
FORBES BEIRUT – For the better part of four decades, Lebanon has been battered by one knockout punch after another. Many of its wounds have been self-inflicted–civil war, sectarian strife, political paralysis, corruption–but the country has also been beset from the outside. It was also under Syrian military domination for years, invaded twice by Israel, manipulated by Iran, and staggered by the bombing death of its former prime minister, Rafiq Hariri. Now the tiny country is struggling to feed, house [...]
25 Oct, 2015
 
Lead (summary): The Lebanese Oil and Gas Initiative (LOGI) announces its membership in Publish What You Pay, a global coalition of civil society organizations campaigning for open and accountable oil, gas and mining industries.   Main text: Delays in Lebanon’s quest to explore for oil and gas resources has cast doubt by the public and has fostered a narrative that the Lebanese government will not transparently manage this public asset. The decision-making process for this sector is opaque and political influence in [...]
19 Oct, 2015
 
“The oil market is no longer dominated by the demands and economies of the advanced economies of the world such as the US and Europe. Today, emerging markets dominate the market, with the exception of shale oil and gas which started in the US and Canada, but is slowly expanding internationally,” says Dr. Nasser Saidi, Former Minister of Economy & Trade of Lebanon, a speaker at the marcus evans Middle East Investors Summit 2015 taking place in Dubai, [...]
10 Oct, 2015
 
Before ENI’s recent discovery Offshore Egypt, the O&G industry in the Levant Basin was put off-lights due to the drop of Oil prices and the low interest of majors IOCs and key players to invest in new areas, along with an unstable geopolitical situation.  This discovery, as well as the recently signed agreement between the Cypriot Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (MCIT) and the US-based company NEOS GeoSolutions to conduct an Airborne geophysical survey over 9,000 sq. km [...]
05 Oct, 2015
 
Covering the Oil and Gas Sector; The SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom and the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy organized a fruitful week of training workshop in Huston (USA) for Lebanese economic and business journalists on covering the oil and gas sector.   The Samir Kassir Foundation organized last week a study mission that was held in Houston, Texas between the 20th and the 26th of September 2015, in collaboration with the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy (GCJD) [...]
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