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) [...]
28 Sep, 2015
NICOSIA: Cyprus has selected California-based NEOS Geosystems to create a three-dimensional map of the island nation’s onshore and near-shore oil and gas prospects, the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism announced on Monday. “The new dataset will be non-exclusive,” Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis explained, “allowing prospective participants in Cyprus’ emerging hydrocarbon sector to acquire crucial information to help guide their respective investment, exploration and development decisions.” NEOS, a global leader in the field, employs a unique [...]
25 Sep, 2015
The inaugural Global Oil & Gas Black Sea and Mediterranean Conference and Exhibition, took place in Athens, Greece. Officially supported by the Greek Ministry of Reconstruction of Production, Environment and Energy, the event attracted more than 30 speakers and 550 attendees. Among them, 11 countries were represented through either NOCsor by Ministries.   Over 200 delegates took part on the first day of the conference with insightful presentations from key industry professionals focusing on the latest hydrocarbons activity and developments [...]
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