L’Orient le Jour: "Pétrole et Gaz : Halte à la Course Législative!"

February 9, 2018

Following the government’s decision to award oil and gas offshore contracts to the Total-Eni-Novatek consortium, a hazardous rush to adopt a set of new legislation has ensued, which will prove decisive for Lebanon, not only in the coming years but for future generations. 

The four laws, hastily written, determine the establishment of the Sovereign Wealth Fund, the National Oil Company, and the Directorate for Petroleum Assets, and finally a law on the onshore petroleum regulation. 

In an op-ed for L’Orient le Jour, Kulluna Irada explains the organization’s position against the ratification of these laws, read it (in French) here.

Join our mailing list