Sovereign wealth funds

[Oil & Gas Updates]: Weekly Roundup, April 29, 2013

Lebanon – Diplomatic activity:

Beirut received this week the Spanish minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation José Manuel García-Margallo (24-25/04), Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov (25-28/04) and Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Kostas Tsiaras (22-23/04). The Syrian conflict …

[Oil & Gas Updates]: Weekly Roundup, April 22, 2013

Lebanon – Pre-qualification round:

In accordance with the Ministry’s schedule, caretaker Energy Minister Gebran Bassil held a press conference on 18/04, at the Petroleum Administration’s office, to announce the list of companies that qualified and are eligible to participate in …

[Oil & Gas Updates]: Weekly Roundup 04/02

Lebanon – First licensing round:

A reassessment of data collected from the latest 3-D survey conducted by Spectrum ASA showed that hydrocarbon reserves off the southern coast may be larger than previously thought. Initial findings in this area were …

النفط مقابل الغذاء: دول مجلس التعاون الخليجي تستملك أراضٍ زراعية في الخارج


منى سكرية

مع ارتفاع أسعار الغذاء ارتفاعًا حادًا منذ العام 2008، بدأت سياسات الدول لضمان أمنها الغذائي تشهد تحولاً استراتيجيًا. يسعى عدد من البلدان، ومنها البلدان الخليجية، إلى ضمان أمنه الغذائي من خلال ضمان الاستقرار في تزويد الغذاء، ليس …

Oil-for-food: GCC acquisition of foreign farmlands

By Mona Sukkarieh.

With the dramatic increase in food prices since 2008, domestic policies for building food security begun to mark a strategic shift. A number of countries, including Gulf countries, are seeking to ensure food security by securing a …

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