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Lebanese offshore reserves

Hydrocarbon exploration could start in early 2019

Hydrocarbon exploration is taking a lead towards developing Lebanon’s economy. The Ministry of Energy & Water along with the Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA) have announced that bidding for the second licensing round...
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Tom Butler on mining sector: “We are expected to do good not just do well”

ByTheEast: ICMM focuses on mining companies’ values, such as sustainable development and CSR (Corporate social responsibility). How can you help them to improve their policy? Tom Butler: ICMM...
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Natural gas becomes priority for Lebanese power sector

Lebanon will make natural gas as the primary source of energy in its power sector, informed Cesar Abi Khalil, the Energy Minister of Lebanon. There are plans of installing “three floating LNG...
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Jacques Sarraf on Lebanon-Russia: “We need to establish strategic relations”

ByTheEast: How old are the bounds between Lebanon and Russia?  Jacques Sarraf: The first contact between Russia and the Lebanese population dates back to the reign of Tsar Ivan IV, who decided to support the...
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Iraq’s crude oil exports to jump in 2019

Crude oil exports from Iraq is set to jump om 2019, said the country’s Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban. He went on to add, Iraq is focused on boosting the output from its...
Kenya, Rainfalls, Rainwater Harvesting

Kenya needs to improve its rainwater harvesting systems

This year Kenya has witnessed “torrential rainfall”, writes the Theme Leader of Water Management at World Agroforestry Centre, Maibo Malesu. However, at the wake of pouring rain came devastating droughts which hit some “parts of...
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Lebanon’s domestic gas production policy

Domestic gas production in Lebanon is set boom with the country’s energy minister Cesar Abi Khalil saying Lebanon plans on starting new rounds of offshore explorations to develop domestic gas in 2019. In fact, Lebanon aims...

Oil sales will continue: Hassan Rouhani

Oil sales will continue and Iran will break U.S. imposed sanctions, said a defiant Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after the United States reimposed sanctions on Iran’s vital energy and banking sectors. “America wanted to...

Egypt’s non-oil private sector dips lower

Non-oil private sector activity in Egypt has dipped modestly in October 2018 and have touched their lowest levels, showed a survey. According to the Emirates NBD Egypt Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI)...

Generator mafias competition leads to gunshot in Lebanon

The generator mafias in Lebanon profit from the gap that exists in the country’s power supply. Learn more about the issue in our previous article tilted “Generator mafias profit from Lebanese power supply gap”....