http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil EMGC '17: Execs outline gas prospects for Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/3/14/emgc-17-execs-outline-gas-prospects-for-cyprus-lebanon-israel Stelios Nicolaides, Director of Hydrocarbons Service for the Republic of Cyprus' Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism delivered welcoming remarks on behalf of George Lakkotrypis, Minister of Cyprus' Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism. CERAWeek `17: Israel’s energy minister discusses prospects for Levant basin http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/3/13/ceraweek-17-israel-s-energy-minister-discusses-prospects-for-levant-basin Israel’s Energy Minister, Dr. Yuval Steinitz, outlined the changing regional dynamics, and his country’s emerging role as a natural gas producer and exporter, during a strategic dialogue held Wednesday at the 2017 CERAWeek conference in Houston. Lebanon to auction energy rights in area contested by Israel http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/1/27/lebanon-to-auction-energy-rights-in-area-contested-by-israel Lebanon wants to auction energy rights to areas in the Mediterranean Sea contested by neighboring Israel and will invite more companies to qualify for bidding next month. Lebanon set to join Eastern Mediterranean oil and gas race http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/1/4/lebanon-set-to-join-eastern-mediterranean-oil-and-gas-race Lebanon approved two measures allowing it to auction its first offshore oil and natural gas rights, ending three years of delays that kept the tiny country from joining a regional race to tap energy wealth in the eastern Mediterranean. New rival seen in Mediterranean gas race ‘before it’s too late’ http://www.worldoil.com/news/2016/7/5/new-rival-seen-in-mediterranean-gas-race-before-it-s-too-late Lebanon may soon approve measures to push ahead with a stalled first auction of offshore oil and natural gas rights, ending years of political wrangling as it tries to catch up in a regional race to tap energy wealth in the eastern Mediterranean.