Stakeholder Engagement for Local Content Planning in Oil and Gas Projects
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Stakeholder Engagement for Local Content Planning in Oil and Gas Projects

Local content requirements for the oil and gas sector now exist in many jurisdictions. The principal objective of local content strategies is the maximization of local benefits from…

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PROSPECTS FOR AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN GAS TRADING HUB
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PROSPECTS FOR AN EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN GAS TRADING HUB

The Eastern Mediterranean potentially holds substantial amounts of natural gas, some already discovered but with a lot more to come. Even though substantial quantities of this gas can…

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Lebanese and Syrian offshore gas reserves: an untapped energy eldorado
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Lebanese and Syrian offshore gas reserves: an untapped energy eldorado

Lebanon is a potential country in the Eastern Mediterranean which could play a significant role as energy supplier, due to its huge oil and gas reserves located in…

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Levant Basin geopolitical “game changer”
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Levant Basin geopolitical “game changer”

The development and the commercialization of the natural gas reserves located in the Levant Basin could significantly represent a geopolitical “game changer”, influencing not only the regional and…

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Setting Realistic Local Content Targets for the Lebanese Oil & Gas Industry
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Setting Realistic Local Content Targets for the Lebanese Oil & Gas Industry

Often local content policies are designed without sufficient knowledge of the resources available nationally. It is a challenge to develop a macroeconomic policy that maximizes the relations between…

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Moderating Public Expectations about the Lebanese Hydrocarbon Sector
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Moderating Public Expectations about the Lebanese Hydrocarbon Sector

The media reports and politicians statements which are seen and heard in Lebanon have set high expectations related to the prospective oil and gas industry. These expectations are…

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Can Lebanon Escape the Resource Curse?
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Can Lebanon Escape the Resource Curse?

  After two and a half years without a president, Lebanon’s Parliament has elected Michel Aoun to the post. Now, Lebanon can turn its attention to oil and…

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هل فات لبنان قطارُ النفط؟
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هل فات لبنان قطارُ النفط؟

الكاتب: عبود زهر – اختصاصي نفط وغاز تشهد بلدان الحوض الشرقي للبحر الأبيض المتوسّط في الآونة الأخيرة تطورات في قطاع النفط قّلما شهدتها من قبل. فلا يمضي شهرٌ…

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