Lebanon seeks to re-import Egypt’s natural gas in light of the 2009 contract between the two countries, said Cesar Abi Khalil, Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The two countries agreed on revising the operational, economic, and commercial annexes of the contract, Abi Khalil noted during his meeting in Egypt with the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla.

During the meeting, the two ministers discussed optimizing the cooperation between Egypt and Lebanon in the oil and gas field.

El Molla and his guest reviewed regional cooperation in the natural gas field and Egypt’s role in the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) held in January, which boosts the cooperation and integration between the forum’s countries.

The two ministers also talked about using Lebanese workforce in Egypt’s training centres.