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The discovery of the supergiant gas-field Zohr in Egypt by ENI sparked a lot of interest, much press coverage and introspection in Cyprus. Where should Cyprus go to from…

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The Impact of Egypt Zohr Discovery on Cyprus
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The Impact of Egypt Zohr Discovery on Cyprus

IT TOOK the drilling of just one well to put the eastern Mediterranean back on the world map of hydrocarbons. The timing could not be better for Egypt,…

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Lebanon’s Offshore Natural Gas: The Importance of Two Decrees
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Lebanon’s Offshore Natural Gas: The Importance of Two Decrees

After some years of careful planning, in 2013 Lebanon was on the verge of launching an auction for the first licensing round in relation to its offshore natural…

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A False Hope: Eastern Mediterranean Gas through Greece and Cyprus
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A False Hope: Eastern Mediterranean Gas through Greece and Cyprus

Since natural gas was discovered offshore Israel in 2009, both Cyprus and Greece have aspired to establishing an alternative European energy supply. The ongoing conflict in Ukraine has…

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التشريع في قضايا الطاقة في لبنان
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التشريع في قضايا الطاقة في لبنان

قواعد ومعايير قانونية ودستورية وشروط الحكم الرشيد انطوان مسرّه. عضو المجلس الدستوري. تثير قضايا الطاقة واستكشافها وادارة مواردها في لبنان   امالاً كبيرة في التنمية المتوازنة وتعميم العدالة الاجتماعية وتأمين…

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A Solution to Unlock the Full Potential of East Med Hydrocarbons
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A Solution to Unlock the Full Potential of East Med Hydrocarbons

          The recent discoveries of large hydrocarbon reserves in the Levant basin in Eastern Mediterranean, have transformed the region to a potential net exporter…

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How The Story of Shale Has Developed
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How The Story of Shale Has Developed

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) at the turn of the year openly declared war on expensive oil – and targeted US shale. The effects on LNG and…

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East Med Gas: Let’s Focus on Demand, Let Supply Follow
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East Med Gas: Let’s Focus on Demand, Let Supply Follow

The number of natural gas related developments currently progressing or being discussed in the eastern Mediterranean region, brand it as a very exciting region.   Projects which include the…

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Stratas Advisors – The Oil-Price Plummet: Geopolitical Risks
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Stratas Advisors – The Oil-Price Plummet: Geopolitical Risks

The oil industry is vulnerable to geopolitical instability because of the associated threats to oil supplies and to the movement of those supplies. As such, Stratas Advisors is…

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Some fundamentals about natural gas and LNG
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Some fundamentals about natural gas and LNG

By Abboud Zahr* The major part of natural gas that we consume every day for heating, producing electricity, etc. is methane. Almost all sources treat “natural gas” and “methane” as…

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