Apr. 22, 2021

Iraq-Lebanon fuel oil talks remain shrouded in mystery

Iraq/Politics

Despite Lebanon’s deepening financial crisis, its politicians remain committed to the same stop-gap measures that have crippled the country’s dilapidated electricity sector. Lebanese officials continue to experiment with ad hoc solutions to the power sector— which has long been a drag on the national budget.

Among the more controversial plans is the government’s attempt to import fuel oil from Iraq. Aside from its unsuitability for power plants in Lebanon...

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Noam Raydan
Noam Raydan
Noam Raydan is a Baghdad-based independent energy researcher and reporter, focusing on Iraq, Lebanon and Iran. ... Full Bio
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