Environmental
Lebanon’s Oil & Gas Sector: 2015 Promises Renewed Dynamism

Speaker Nabih Berri’s campaign to push the oil and gas file back into the spotlight is gaining momentum and is drawing cautious optimism among industry observers. Berri threw a bomb on December 08 when he told the Lebanese media that he has evidence Israel is stealing Lebanese gas and announced he intends to lobby concerned actors to counter the Israeli threats. The first step to assert Lebanese sovereignty over its EEZ and the resources it contains is to proceed with the licensing round, which seems to be the main objective of the campaign.

 Speaker Nabih Berri told the Lebanese media that he has evidence Israel is stealing Lebanese gas. 

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