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Foundation of Rig for Leviathan Gas Field Arrives in Israel

JERUSALEM — Israel’s Delek Drilling and its U.S. partner, Noble Energy, said Sunday the foundation of their rig for the Leviathan gas field has arrived, in the first stage of an ambitious project they say will wean Israel off coal and revolutionize its economy by turning it into an energy exporter.

© AFP/File | Israel hopes its gas reserves will enable it to forge strategic ties within the region and become a supplier for Europe

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

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

Israel’s Government Approves Leviathan Natural Gas Deal

Israel has approved a deal it hopes will fast-track development of the huge Leviathan offshore natural gas field and end years of regulatory uncertainty that has stifled the country’s nascent oil and gas industry.

An employee walks on the Expedient regasification ship, anchored off the coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea on February 26, 2015, as natural gas began flowing from the vessel, hired by the Israel Electric Corporation, to its power stations.

Energy Minister To Approve Natural Gas Pipeline Plan In Cabinet

The Jerusalem Post reports: The cabinet is expected to approve Energy, Infrastructures and Water Resources Minister Yuval Steinitz’s plan next week to connect Israel’s off-shore natural gas reserves to land. The plan, known as National Master Plan (TAMA) 37-H, calls for

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Israel’s Natural Gas Potential Triple What Was Thought

Ynetnews reports: The Energy Ministry has tripled its estimate of the volume of still-undiscovered natural gas in Israeli waters. Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, has been presenting to international energy companies the new assessment of a potential 2,100 billion cubic meters

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Israel Mulling Twin Gas Pipelines to Turkey, Greece: Energy Minister

Israel is looking to exploit its substantial natural gas reserves with two potential pipeline projects to Turkey and Greece, its Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz announced Sunday. “If things improve with Turkey… gas could both be sold to Turkey, and to

A worker from the Israeli gas-drill Tamar platform stands in front of the Mari-B platform in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Israel

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

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