Lebanon’s second licensing round: Lessons learned from the first round
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Lebanon’s second licensing round: Lessons learned from the first round

The preparations for the launching of Lebanon’s second offshore licensing round have begun. The Lebanese Petroleum Administration has published a tentative timeline for the tender, which will be…

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Total enters two exploration blocks offshore Lebanon
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Total enters two exploration blocks offshore Lebanon

Total-led international consortium (Total 40%, ENI 40%, Novatek 20%) and the government of Lebanon have signed two Exploration and Production Agreements covering Blocks 4 and 9 located offshore…

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Lebanon approves two licenses for oil and gas exploration
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Lebanon approves two licenses for oil and gas exploration

The government’s awarding of gas exploration license to a consortium of companies could put Lebanon on the map of oil producing countries provided that the findings are to…

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Lebanon: Cabinet aproves the award of two offshore blocks
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Lebanon: Cabinet aproves the award of two offshore blocks

The Lebanese cabinet approved on December 14th, the award of blocks 4 and 9 to a consortium made up of Total, Eni and Novatek. Exploration and production agreement…

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وزير الطاقة سيزار أبي خليل يدعو الشركات للتفاوض
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وزير الطاقة سيزار أبي خليل يدعو الشركات للتفاوض

وقّع وزير الطاقة سيزار أبي خليل دعوة الشركات المشاركة في دورة التراخيص الأولى، التي قدمت عروضها في 12 ت١ 2017، للتفاوض على العروض التقنية. نظرًا لخطورة التّبعات النّاجمة…

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Two Oil Majors Submitted their Bid for the Lebanese Licensing Round
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Two Oil Majors Submitted their Bid for the Lebanese Licensing Round

Total and  ENI along with Novatek submitted in one consortium their bid in the First Lebanese Licensing Round. The consortium submit its bid on two offshore blocks, 4 and…

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Oil Majors Submitted their Bid for the Lebanese Licensing Round (Correction)
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Oil Majors Submitted their Bid for the Lebanese Licensing Round (Correction)

The submission of bids by the pre-qualified companies was set to the 12th. of October 2017. Energy Minster Mr. Cesar Abi Khalil announced in a televised statement the closing…

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Lebanon passes new petroleum tax law
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Lebanon passes new petroleum tax law

  Lebanon passed today its new petroleum tax law. The approval means the way is now clear for the country to go ahead with its first offshore licensing…

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