Tag: Israel natural resources

The Tamar Israeli gas-drill platform in the Mediterranean Sea off Tel Aviv -- Israel has been trying to extract offshore gas since the discovery of the Tamar and Leviathan fields in 2009 and 2010

Leviathan Partners Sign Israeli Natgas Supply Deal

The partners in Israel’s Leviathan natural gas field said on Sunday they had signed a deal to supply as much as $3 billion worth of gas to a new private power plant in central Israel. Leviathan, one of the largest

Dead Sea Oil Reservoir ‘Entirely Within Israel’ Says Company

The Times of Israel reports: An Israeli company authorized to drill an oil reservoir near the Dead Sea, recently evaluated to contain NIS 1.2 billion worth of fuel, stressed Sunday that the area is located entirely inside Israel, which it said was a response to Arab media reports that the site stretched into Palestinian territory.

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Netanyahu Defends Natural Gas Deal in Israeli Supreme Court

JERUSALEM, Feb. 14 (UPI) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an unprecedented appearance in his country’s Supreme Court Sunday to defend a controversial natural gas extraction deal with U.S. and Israeli investors. The deal, signed in December between Israel

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Israeli Court Opens Hearings on Contentious Offshore Gas Deal

JERUSALEM (AFP) – Israel’s Supreme Court began hearings Wednesday on a contentious natural gas deal aimed at tapping major reserves in the Mediterranean that could lead to important shifts in the region’s energy supplies. The deal between the Israeli government and a