Court halts operations of Leviathan platform

Judge rules that Noble Energy and Ministry of Environmental Protection were unable to disprove emission could harm public health.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2019, 12:06 AM

Israel approves gas exports to Egypt

Israel to export gas to Egypt, after Energy Minister signs off on deal to sell natural gas from offshore reserves.AFP, 12/17/2019, 1:48 PM

Israel announces 'historic' gas contract with Egypt

PM Netanyahu announces contract for sales of billions of dollars' worth of Israeli natural gas to Egypt.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2018, 4:15 PM

Lebanon blasts Israeli wall as 'threat to regional stability'

Lebanese leaders look to block Israel from building concrete barrier along the border; claim Israeli gas field is in Lebanese territory.Mordechai Sones, 2/6/2018, 6:52 PM

Israel to get $4.7 billion in royalties from natural gas

Finance Ministry announces Israel will make large profit on use of and exporting of natural gas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/22/2017, 3:33 PM

Texas firm launching development of Israel's massive gas field

Noble Energy will begin developing Israel’s offshore Leviathan gas field.JTA, 2/24/2017, 6:00 AM

Israel, Greece and Cyprus agree to cooperate on wildfires

Israel, Greece and Cyprus have agreed to fight wildfires together, as well as cooperating on natural gas production.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2016, 4:47 PM

Israel and Turkey to discuss gas pipeline

Israel and Turkey agree to begin discussions on building a gas pipeline to pump Israeli gas to Europe.Elad Benari, 10/14/2016, 4:44 AM

Israel-US consortium sinks $265 million in new gas well

Consortium led by Noble Energy invest in Tamar 8 well, part of larger Tamar field.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2016, 2:59 PM

Government approves re-drafted gas deal

Controversial deal finally passes in cabinet vote, expected to be implemented after Supreme Court's objections addressed.Ari Soffer, 5/22/2016, 1:43 PM

Israel close to sealing offshore gas deal after compromise

After Supreme Court controversially vetoed the deal, government reaches compromise agreement with Noble Energy and Delek.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2016, 5:43 PM

Netanyahu: Natural gas ruling harms Israeli economy

Prime Minister says following Supreme Court ruling that Israel is viewed as a country with which it is difficult to do business.Hezki Baruch, 3/28/2016, 12:14 AM

Supreme Court strikes down gas deal

Knesset given one year to fix problematic aspects of the natural gas pipeline deal.Shoshana Miskin, 3/27/2016, 6:07 PM

Israel, Cyprus and Greece forge ahead with Europe gas pipeline

Cyprus and Greece emerging as key allies, as Israel looks towards potentially lucrative pipeline - Turkey, or no Turkey.Arutz Sheva, 1/28/2016, 3:26 PM

Israeli companies find huge new natural gas field

New gas field found in the drilling license region by the name of Daniel East and Daniel West. Field is as big as Tamar Field.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 1/17/2016, 11:46 AM

Egypt rejects $257M natural gas deal with Israel

Cairo bans Egyptian companies from utilizing or discussing landmark deal to make Israel a 'natural gas superpower' in the Middle East.Tova Dvorin, 12/25/2015, 8:17 AM

Israel-Turkey reconciliation 'understandings' reached

Official reveals raft of agreements to compensate for Marmara and sell natural gas reached in secret meeting in Switzerland.Ari Yashar, 12/17/2015, 10:05 PM

Netanyahu signs controversial natural gas deal

Prime minister hails 'God-given' natural gas deposits, describes hard-fought deal as a 'victory over populism.'Ari Soffer, 12/17/2015, 2:29 PM

Steinitz: Erdogan wants normalization thanks to gas deal

Energy Minister says surprising call by Turkish president reveals desire by several regional states to buy natural gas from IsraelAri Yashar, 12/14/2015, 5:25 PM

Israel's income from gas so far this year: $152 million

This year was a record for government income from natural gas, mining, and oil production licenses, the Infrastructures Ministries said.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 11/23/2015, 4:51 PM

Egyptian Gas Could Be Big Plus for Israel, Says Professor

The discovery of a large gas field in Egyptian waters does not mean “the end of the Israeli gas industry,” says Professor Idit Avrahami.Shimon Cohen, 9/6/2015, 9:44 PM

Watch: How Israeli Special Forces Protect Vital Natural Gas Rigs

Elite naval forces, unmanned vessels and drones; Israel's natural gas assets face many threats, but the IDF is more than up to the task.Yoni Kempinski, 9/2/2015, 11:16 PM

Tripoli Offices of Egyptian Natural Gas Developer Bombed

Will Islamist radicals attempt to derail development of a huge gas field off Egypt's shores?Yaakov Levi, 8/31/2015, 8:46 PM

'Super Giant' Gas Field Found in Egyptian Waters, Firm Says

An Italian exploration firm searching for gas and oil off Egypt's shores announced Sunday that it had found a huge natural gas deposit.Yaakov Levi, 8/30/2015, 5:52 PM

How Did the Controversial Gas Deal Save Israel?

Prof. Sheshinki of Hebrew University explains how long debated new deal breaks monopoly, rescues Israeli natural gas market.Eliran Aharon, 8/18/2015, 4:26 PM

Gov't Approves Controversial Natural Gas Deal

Deal will increase the amount of natural gas produced by Tamar field, and enable quick development of other fields.Gil Ronen, 8/16/2015, 3:36 PM

Will Israel Approve Natural Gas Monopoly?

Knesset plenum will vote Monday on allowing the government to approve deal with natural gas monopoly.Gil Ronen, 6/29/2015, 11:01 AM

Cabinet Unanimously Passes Deal to Break Up Gas Monopoly

Energy minister says deal will stop monopoly on offshore gas, provide energy security to state and millions to its coffers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2015, 8:13 PM

John Kerry Held Up To $1 Million in Noble Energy Shares

Conflict of interest? US Secretary of State pushed Netanyahu to preserve natural gas monopoly - held by Noble and Delek.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/25/2015, 3:58 PM

Kahlon Stays Out of Controversial Natural Gas Decision

Citing friendship with partner in Tamar gas field, Kahlon excludes himself from process despite having promised to break monopoly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2015, 9:38 PM

Netanyahu: Israel Will Make the Most of Natural Gas Deposits

PM responds to allegations of natural gas 'cartel,' resignation of antitrust authority chief; 'We won't repeat the mistakes of others.'Ari Soffer, 5/26/2015, 5:33 PM

Trade Deficit Sinks - First Benefit of Israel's Gas Finds

Israel's trade deficit was down 70% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the last quarter of 2015.Yaakov Levi, 4/26/2015, 3:52 PM

Israel's Gaza War Losses Made Up by Gas Money

Operation Protective Edge's financial impact totally covered by mass profits from Israel's new natural gas deposits.Moshe Cohen, 4/9/2015, 3:16 PM

Rouhani: The Pressure from Sanctions is Over

Iran begins producing more natural gas from field shared with Qatar, which President Rouhani says is proof Western sanctions didn't work.Ben Ariel, 3/18/2015, 6:46 AM

Palestinian Company Cancels Leviathan Gas Contract

After delays by Antitrust Authority, Palestine Power Generation Co cuts $1.2-billion supply deal from largest gas deposit find in a decade.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2015, 8:30 PM

Egypt Acquits Ex-Minister over Israel Gas Deal

Former oil minister initially convicted for allegedly selling natural gas to Israel at below market price.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2015, 6:38 PM

Khamenei: Iran Shall Have its Sanctions Revenge

One day, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, the tables will be turned - and Iran will be imposing sanctions.Yaakov Levi, 2/20/2015, 1:13 AM

Gas Shortage Keeping Homes, Food Cold

Due to recent fierce storms in the Mediterranean, there is a severe shortage of gas for cooking and heating.Moshe Cohen, 1/18/2015, 7:28 PM

Egyptian Minister: We're 'Open' to Importing Gas from Israel

Egypt's oil minister says his country is open to importing gas from Israel amid an energy crisis in his country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2015, 5:45 AM

Jordanian MP: Buying Gas from Israel Like Dealing with Satan

A Jordanian parliamentarian declares she would rather set herself on fire than have her country buy gas from Israel.Elad Benari, 12/25/2014, 5:45 AM

Turkish Cyprus FM to Israel: Don't Get Involved

The Foreign Minister of 'Turkish Cyprus' called on Israel not to support development of gas projects with the 'real' Cyprus.Yaakov Levi, 11/6/2014, 8:05 AM

Confirmed: Israel to Supply Gas to Egypt in $4 Billion Deal

Seven-year gas contract to the tune of four billion dollars marks another sign of renewed cooperation between Cairo and Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2014, 2:16 PM

Jordanian Parliamentarians: Cancel Gas Agreement with Israel

Some 40 Jordanian parliamentarians demand the cancellation of an agreement to import gas from Israel.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2014, 5:16 AM

Israel, Jordan Sign $15 Billion Natural Gas Deal

Noble Energy to provide nearly 1.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, as energy dependence on Israel from Jordan heightens.AFP and Tova Dvorin, 9/3/2014, 7:07 PM

PA: Judea and Samaria's Natural Resources Belong to 'Palestine'

PA minister says any natural resources in Judea and Samaria belong to "the State of Palestine".Dalit Halevi and Elad Benari, 6/25/2014, 5:15 AM

Hamas Thinks It Found Offshore Gas Field

MP in Hamas government claims gas field found off Gaza coast, deputy prime minister not so sure.Ari Yashar, 2/25/2014, 10:54 PM

Eight Year Old is Fifth Victim in Akko Explosion

Police are investigating if gas canister that is believed to have caused the explosion was set off deliberately.David Lev, 2/17/2014, 7:39 AM

Israel May Purchase German Ships to Protect Natural Gas Fields

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and German counterpart discussed possible purchase of surface ships to defend natural gas fields.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2014, 10:55 PM

Israel to Supply PA With Gas for Next 20 Years

A deal for the sale of natural gas from Israel to the Palestinian Authority was signed Sunday.David Lev, 1/6/2014, 12:14 AM

PA Digging for Oil in Judea and Samaria

The Palestinian Authority says it will start digging for oil in Judea and Samaria, and sign contracts with British companies on coastal gas.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 11/9/2013, 11:03 PM

Cypriot Minister: Gas Reserves Lower but Substantial

Gas reserves off Cyprus are nearly a third less than initially estimated but remain "substantial," says the country's energy minister.Elad Benari, 10/4/2013, 1:14 AM

Analyst: Mideast Gas a Chance for U.S. to Break with Turkey

The natural gas fields in the Mediterranean provide the United States with an opportunity to break with Turkey, according to Seth Cropsey.Elad Benari, 8/20/2013, 1:14 AM

Court: Gas Export Program Can Continue - for Now

The High Court refused to issue an injunction preventing preparation for the export of Israeli natural gasDavid Lev, 7/7/2013, 4:29 PM

Egypt’s Gas Pipeline Comes Under Attack

Once again, Jordan's natural gas supply has been interrupted by terrorism on the pipeline in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.Chana Ya'ar, 7/7/2013, 11:59 AM

Jordanians Protest Imports from Israel, But Amman May Import Gas

Jordanians called on the Amman government to ban imports from Israel, possibly not knowing talks are proceeding over import of natural gas.Chana Ya'ar, 6/30/2013, 1:35 PM

Israelis Protest Proposal to Export Natural Gas

Israelis protest a government proposal to export 40 percent of the country’s newly discovered natural gas reserves.Chana Ya'ar, 6/23/2013, 10:57 AM

Yechimovich: Stop Gas Exports, By Any Means Necessary

Labor leader and opposition head Shelly Yechimovich asked Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein to halt government approval of gas exports.David Lev, 6/20/2013, 9:38 PM