Credit Libanais Estimates of Leanon Hydrocarbon Reserves
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Credit Libanais Estimates of Leanon Hydrocarbon Reserves

      A report about Lebanon’s potential oil and gas wealth prepared by Credit Libanais Economic Research Unit said the economic benefits of these commodities would be…

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New technologies are key for addressing gas export challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean
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New technologies are key for addressing gas export challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Eastern Mediterranean is a complex environment for gas producers and countries aspiring to become gas exporters in the next few years. Not only do they have to…

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Lebanon needs better institutions, not just greater transparency
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Lebanon needs better institutions, not just greater transparency

A paradox confronts countries endowed with oil and gas resources. Despite their riches, these countries tend to grow slower in the long term, have higher income inequality, be…

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Helping Lebanon strengthen transparency in the oil and gas sector
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Helping Lebanon strengthen transparency in the oil and gas sector

Svein Aass Norwegian ambassador to Lebanon. The dictum ‘the Stone Age did not come to an end because the world ran out of stone’ still rings true. The…

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النفط والغاز في لبنان، نعمةٌ أم نقمةٌ؟
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النفط والغاز في لبنان، نعمةٌ أم نقمةٌ؟

ا الكاتب : عبود زهر يعيق الجدل حول شرعية انعقاد مجلس الوزراء بغياب رئيس للجمهورية البت بالمرسومين المتعلّقين باستخراج النفط بهدف إغلاق دورة التراخيص. إعتُبرت الموارد الطبيعيّة، في…

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Lebanon’s chances of building a successful oil and gas industry
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Lebanon’s chances of building a successful oil and gas industry

Lebanon’s chances of building a successful oil and gas industry in the near term have taken a massive turn for the worse. Over the past year, crude oil…

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The EU versus US Energy Strategy
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The EU versus US Energy Strategy

By Abboud Zahr Less than a decade ago, the future of U.S. energy looked bleak. Domestic production of both oil and gas was dwindling and big American energy…

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Lebanon: Transparency highlighted as key to the oil and gas sector
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Lebanon: Transparency highlighted as key to the oil and gas sector

As part of its series of discussions with experts and professionals working in the oil and gas industry, Middle East Strategic Perspectives met with Abboud Zahr, manager of…

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