Session One: Lebanon industry update, achievements and strategy
Tuesday, April 24th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Programme

This session showcases the latest developments in the Lebanese hydrocarbons prospects along with the latest updates on the first licensing round. 

Chairperson:  Mr. Walid Nasr, Chairman of the Board of Directors – Head of the Strategic Planning Department–Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA) - Lebanon 


  • An update on Lebanon’s plans and strategies for the oil and gas sector onshore and offshore - Mr. Walid Nasr, Chairman of the Board of Directors– LPA - Lebanon
  • Lebanon’s commitment to transparency and governance  -  Me. Gaby Daaboul - Head of Legal Affairs Department – LPA - Lebanon
  • The oil and gas sector in Lebanon, a general overview from an international perspective - Mr. John Roberts, Energy Security Specialist, Methinks Ltd, UK /  Member, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Group of Experts on Gas /  Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, Washington DC  
    Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
    Head of Legal Affairs Department, Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA)
    Energy Security Specialist, Methinks Ltd