Transparency in the Oil and Gas Sector: Much Talk but Limited Action
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Transparency in the Oil and Gas Sector: Much Talk but Limited Action

At their summit meeting in 2013, the Group of Eight (G8) highly industrialized nations—including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States—committed to…

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Eni agrees with government to export part of Zohr field production via Damietta processing plant
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Eni agrees with government to export part of Zohr field production via Damietta processing plant

Eni has reached an agreement with the government to export some of the gas produced from the Shorouk concession’s Zohr gas field through the processing plant in Damietta,…

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IEA moves to enhance global gas security
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IEA moves to enhance global gas security

While the rise of the liquefied natural gas market has accelerated the globalization of natural gas, the energy security implications of this transformation have attracted much less attention.…

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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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