behalf of the newly formed Petroleum Administration (PA), I would like to
welcome you to this website that will focus on matters related to the 1st
licensing round for hydrocarbon exploration within the Lebanese offshore
EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone). The PA would also like to thank the Ministry of Energy and Water
(MEW) for its continued support during the transition process.
Until the PA own website is operational important updates and announcements about the license
round will be
made available through this website and key
application documents may be downloaded.
for the 1st License Round closed on the 28 March 2013 and applications were received
from 52 companies. Evaluation of the applications is underway and
the names of companies who have been successful in pre-qualifying were announced on
18th April 2013 (download
The 1st License Round is scheduled to open on 2 May
A information leaflet which gives an overview of the license round is
available to be downloaded - Lebanon
1st License Round.
Thank you for your interest and we look forward to
welcoming you to Lebanon.