Exploratory drilling to begin by January

Lebanon will drill its first exploratory oil and gas well in Block 4 off the coast of Beirut by January, caretaker Energy Minister Nada Bosutani said

Boustani said the exact drill date depends on when a drill ship contracted by Total arrives in Lebanese waters. 

The ship is currently still undertaking works in Egyptian waters. Should drilling begin in January, it would mark a slight delay in the originally announced date of December.

Photo Source: The Daily Star

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