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Licencing Round Progress

The deadline for the submission of the Licensing Round Applications was initially set to 31 January 2020. The deadline was later postponed to 30 April 2020 inclusive. However, given the implications of the spread of

The Minister of Energy and Water is pleased to announce that on the 4th of April 2019, the Lebanese Council of Ministers approved an updated Tender Protocol for the prequalification of oil and gas companies

Lebanon opened four offshore Blocks (No. 1, 5, 8 and 9) for bidding for the second Licensing Round.  According to the Offshore Petroleum Resources Law, companies willing to participate in the tendering process must be prequalified

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 officially launched by the end of 2018.

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 Lebanon, in the eastern part of the

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 expectations. “This is a major step by

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 expected to be signed within one month.

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 عن عدم المضي قدمًا في مسار الآليّة المقرّرة

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 9. Lebanon relaunched the licensing round for five offshore

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 of the Licensing Round. According to the road map

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