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Banks hesitantly prepare to finance the oil and gas sector

Banks hesitantly prepare to finance the oil and gas sector | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Some local banks have already started to look for ways to expand in a whole new sector: financing to exploit Lebanon’s expected oil and gas resources.
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Please, steal our money

Please, steal our money | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Lebanon’s NGOs haven't shown interest in the oil and gas sector. This is a grave mistake. Not only is this industry complex, but also notoriously dirty.
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Lebanon set to delay oil and gas license auction until 2015, sources say

Lebanon set to delay oil and gas license auction until 2015, sources say | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Lebanon is likely to delay again the first auction of oil and natural gas licenses in its coastal waters until 2015 because of political gridlock over decrees needed to start the bidding process.
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Lebanon scrubs offshore gas auction on revenue disputes

Lebanon scrubs offshore gas auction on revenue disputes | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Lebanon's government postponed an offshore natural gas auction after rancor erupted Tuesday over the amount of revenue Beirut would get from energy companies.
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Gas reserves could fill power deficit - Zawya

Gas reserves could fill power deficit - Zawya | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
By the time Lebanon starts producing gas, it would most likely be best for the country to reserve the bulk of its output for local consumption to help boost the industrial sector and cut the cost of power use, experts argued.
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Lebanon’s faulty oil and gas framework

Lebanon’s faulty oil and gas framework | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The possible development and production of oil and gas in Lebanon could be an important historic event that brings with it great hopes for the recovery of the economy and the well-being of the Lebanese people.
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Berri Urges U.S. to Play 'Balanced' Role in Conflict between Lebanon, Israel

Berri Urges U.S. to Play 'Balanced' Role in Conflict between Lebanon, Israel | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Speaker Nabih Berri urged the United States to play a “fair and balanced role” in managing the dispute between Lebanon and Israel over the two countries' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).

According to As Safir newspaper published on Thursday,...
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KUNA : Israeli military boats violate Lebanese territorial waters - Military - 12/05/2014

KUNA : Israeli military boats violate Lebanese territorial waters - Military - 12/05/2014 | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
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Lebanon gas licensing round deadline delayed to Aug 14

Lebanon gas licensing round deadline delayed to Aug 14 | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Lebanon has pushed back the deadline for its first offshore gas and oil licensing round to Aug. 14,
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Bassil calls for opening Lebanese share of oil sector up to diaspora investors

Bassil calls for opening Lebanese share of oil sector up to diaspora investors | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Foreign minister calls for allowing Lebanese overseas to invest in offshore drilling for oil and gas in Lebanon.
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Lebanon energy strategy should focus on job creation - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Lebanon energy strategy should focus on job creation - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
As Lebanon works to begin oil production, it is important that this is handled by technical experts and not negatively affected by political disputes.
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Forget Hezbollah: Israel, Lebanon hit deadlock over offshore gas explorations

Forget Hezbollah: Israel, Lebanon hit deadlock over offshore gas explorations | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Forget Hezbollah: Israel, Lebanon hit deadlock over offshore gas explorations
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Oil firms tapping Lebanese graduate talent

Oil firms tapping Lebanese graduate talent | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The booths of international oil and gas companies drew some of the biggest crowds of the American University of Beirut’s annual job fair, as the country pins high hope on its untapped offshore resources.
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Oil and gas strategic environmental assessment released

Oil and gas strategic environmental assessment released | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The strategic environmental assessment recently made available on LPA website finds that Lebanon lacks the data and capacity for oil and gas activity.
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Lebanon still waiting for natural gas riches to flow - Zawya

Lebanon still waiting for natural gas riches to flow - Zawya | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Touted as the next big thing in natural gas production, Lebanon has yet to fully explore the extent of its potential.
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Lebanon Delays Oil & Gas Licenses Auction Yet Again

Lebanon Delays Oil & Gas Licenses Auction Yet Again | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) and Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) can be affected by the disagreements between political blocks and an absence of government, which have delayed Lebanese oil and gas auction licenses until 2015.
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Lebanon to postpone gas auction yet again

Lebanon to postpone gas auction yet again | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Lebanon will once again postpone the gas auction which was scheduled for Aug. 10 as some ministers expressed their dissatisfaction over the state’s share stated in the decrees, insiders said.
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Key oil and gas decrees amended: insider

Key oil and gas decrees amended: insider | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The Petroleum Administration has made some changes to the two key decrees awaiting Cabinet approval before the first round of licensing for oil and gas exploration in Lebanon, an insider said Thursday.
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Lebanon’s first bidding round a success?

Lebanon’s first bidding round a success? | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The success of Lebanon’s first bidding round still waits to be seen following a fourth postponement, as opportunity clashes with political challenges.
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Lebanon's oil and gas sector: between vision and mirage

Lebanon's oil and gas sector: between vision and mirage | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Despite work by the Lebanese Petroleum Administration, there are still no clear plans for the oil and gas sector, causing anger and frustration of experts.
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Maximize oil and gas benefits, experts advise

Maximize oil and gas benefits, experts advise | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Lebanon needs to re-assess its education sector and develop local content policies to generate benefits beyond the expected direct contribution of oil and gas wealth to economic growth, experts say.
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Lebanon begins 2nd phase of seismic survey

Lebanon begins 2nd phase of seismic survey | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The two-dimensional seismic survey is mapping Lebanon's subsurface to identify the presence of resources such as oil and gas.
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Analysts: Hezbollah Push for Lebanon Off-Shore Drilling Risks War with Israel - The Tower

Analysts: Hezbollah Push for Lebanon Off-Shore Drilling Risks War with Israel - The Tower | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
The Washington Examiner on Friday outlined a scenario under which the next war in the Middle East may break out as a result of what the outlet described as competing “Israeli and Lebanese claims over a potentially lucrative plot of [underwater] territory,” with the recently formed Lebanese government set to “move ahead with decrees that …
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How can Lebanon protect its oil and gas wealth? - Al-Bawaba

How can Lebanon protect its oil and gas wealth? - Al-Bawaba | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
How can Lebanon protect its oil and gas wealth?
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U.S.-led Negotiations between Israel, Lebanon over EEZ Reach Deadlock

U.S.-led Negotiations between Israel, Lebanon over EEZ Reach Deadlock | Lebanon Oil and Gas | Scoop.it
Mediation led by the United States to resolve a dispute between Lebanon and Israel over their Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) has reached a deadlock after a top U.S. official described it as “excellent” earlier this month.

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