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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How Valuable Are Lebanon’s Oil and Gas Revenues?
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How Valuable Are Lebanon’s Oil and Gas Revenues?

The IMF has made a detailed evaluation of the proposed fiscal regime for the oil and gas sector and the various options which depend on bids and the…

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LEBANON’S OIL AND GAS WEALTH: POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
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LEBANON’S OIL AND GAS WEALTH: POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS

Lebanon’s prospects as an oil and gas producer are fueling expectations, verging on irrational exuberance, that an energy windfall would jump start the economy out of its lethargy,…

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Gas exploitation totally dependent on a Cyprus solution
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Gas exploitation totally dependent on a Cyprus solution

The US heads a growing list of those insisting that to exploit its hydrocarbons, Cyprus has to work with Turkey SPEAKING before a joint sub-committee of Congress, the…

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Series of Events Suggest Progress for East Mediterranean Development
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Series of Events Suggest Progress for East Mediterranean Development

The future of the natural gas deposits that have been found in the East Mediterranean have been the source of hypothesis and speculation since they were discovered around…

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Egypt Discovery Transforms Petroleum Outlook in Eastern Mediterranean
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Egypt Discovery Transforms Petroleum Outlook in Eastern Mediterranean

When it comes to oil and gas exploration and production, Egypt is in a different league than its neighbors in the Eastern Mediterranean. Its oil activity spans more…

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