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Lebanon To Carry Out Fresh Drilling On Gas Wells In South

Lebanons Ministry of Energy and Water has retained a Syrian company to carry out fresh drilling work on two gas wells in the south of the country that were originally drilled and capped in the 1950s, according to a report in Ashsharq al-Awsat on 17 February. The wells are close to the villages of Sahmar and Yahmar, some 24km from the Lebanon-Syria border and 34km from the Lebanon-Israel border, in an...