Thursday, 14th January 2021
Director General of the Lebanese Public Security, Abbas Ibrahim, stated that technical teams from Iraq and Lebanon are going into discussions about the technical details of the imported oil material from Iraq to Lebanon.
Sunday, 10th January 2021
The Caretaker Minister of Energy and Water, Raymond Ghajar, stated that the consortium made up of Total, Eni and Novatech Companies, is continuing its oil activities in Lebanon under the leadership of the operating company, Total, especially in implementing the amended law 160/2020 (suspension of deadlines) with the first exploration period being extended in Blocks 4 and 9 of Lebanese territorial waters until August 13, 2022.
Tuesday, 22nd December 2020
Iraq will begin exporting fuel to Lebanon in 2021 using global prices, Iraqi Oil Minister, Ihsan Abdul Jabbar Ismail, stated.
Tuesday, 28th April 2020
Preliminary drilling results in Lebanon’s Block 4 came back negative for the existence of a gas reservoir.
Monday, 24th February 2020
Lebanon is going to commence drilling activities for hydrocarbons in its waters within the last week of February, according to the Lebanese Agriculture and Culture Minister, Abbas Mortada.
Tuesday, 14th January 2020
Nada Boustani, Lebanon’s Energy Minister, announced on January 13 that the deadline for submitting the applications in the second licensing round for oil and gas exploration has been extended.
Tuesday, 17th December 2019
Total, which is part of a consortium consisting of Italy’s Eni and Russia’s Novatek, plans to start exploring for natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean waters offshore Lebanon.
Monday, 2nd December 2019
Lebanon’s fuel bid was hold up by one week on December 9, to get more competition and consequently the better prices after two companies had proposed their offers, according to Reuters.
Wednesday, 20th November 2019
Lebanon's Ministry of Energy and Water announced that the country will be holding a bid round to buy 180,000 tons of diesel oil.
Sunday, 17th November 2019
The Ministry of Energy and Water in Lebanon will launch a tender for gasoline in December, according to the Minister of Energy Nada Boustani.