The Minister of Energy and Water announced on 5
October 2013 that the date to submit the bids pertaining to Lebanon’s
First Offshore Licensing Round has been extended from 10 December 2013 to
10 January 2014. This extension in the period is due to the delay in the
issuance of the Decrees related to the Delineation of the Offshore Blocks
and the model Exploration and Production Agreement by the Lebanese
Out of the ten blocks of the Lebanese offshore, the
following five blocks - Blocks 1, 4, 5, 6 and 9 - are open for bidding
within the First Licensing Round, with the possibility of opening
additional blocks for bidding after the Cabinet session that will be
convened to ratify the two decrees mentioned above.
for the 1st License Round closed on the 28 March 2013 and applications were received
from 52 companies. The names of companies who have been successful in pre-qualifying were announced on
18th April 2013. Please visit www.lpa.gov.lb
for more details.
Thank you for your interest and we look forward to
welcoming you to Lebanon.