Lebanon: Extension of the deadline to submit licensing round applications

Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, Raymond Ghajar issued a statement extending the submission deadline of the 2nd licensing round as detailed below:
Given the implications of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) worldwide, the Council of Ministers’ announcement of public mobilisation in Lebanon, and the resulting impacts on the course of the Second Offshore Licensing Round on deadlines given to International Oil Companies to undertake preparations to submit Licensing Round Applications; the Minister of Energy and Water issued a decision to postpone the deadline to submit applications to participate in Lebanon’s Second Offshore Licensing Round from the 30th of April 2020 to the 1st of June 2020.

The decision will be published in the Official Gazette and on the LPA’s website.