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Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) for the Exploration and Production Activities Offshore Lebanon

Posted on May 18, 2020

ELARD, part of the TA implementing consortium (GFA Consulting Group, Projekt-Consult GmbH, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS) and ELARD Lebanon HQ), has prepared the SEA for the Exploration and Production Activities Offshore in Lebanon in a highly participatory approach in close collaboration with all stakeholders.

The update of the SEA subsequent to the first SEA conducted in 2012, was undertaken as per the requirements of Law 132/2010 (Offshore Petroleum Resources Law) and the Decree 8213/2012 (Strategic Environmental Assessment). Being conducted by the Lebanese Petroleum Administration and the Ministry of Energy and Water under the framework of the European Union (EU) financed PROMARE Technical Assistance Project “Technical assistance to support the Government of Lebanon's preparation of exploiting and producing offshore oil and gas resources“. 

The SEA documents may be downloaded in both Languages: Arabic and English via the Lebanese Petroleum Administration website:

English Version: 

Arabic Version:


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