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Lebanon Ready to Start Drilling for Natural Gas

Lebanon is technically ready to start drilling for offshore natural gas reserves, its energy minister says.Elad Benari, 9/25/2012, 3:45 AM

Israel Denies Blocking Jordan's Nuclear Plans

Israeli officials strongly deny Jordanian King Abdullah II's accusations that Israel seeks to block Amman's nuclear energy plans.Chana Ya'ar and AFP, 9/12/2012, 4:25 PM

Rights to Leviathan Gas Field May Be for Sale

Some rights to the mighty Leviathan natural gas field may be up for sale, according to one of the partners that discovered the field. Chana Ya'ar, 9/9/2012, 2:34 PM

IEC to Pull Plug on Free Power for Workers

IEC Chairman Yiftach Ron-Tal told a Knesset committee Wednesday the firm is willing to end a decades-old perk to workers: free electricity. Chana Ya'ar, 8/29/2012, 5:10 PM

Pungent Chemical Smell Alarms Gush Dan Residents

Home Front Command reports source of smell drilling off coast of Ashdod; environment officials: gas concentrations 'negligible'Gabe Kahn, 5/3/2012, 2:50 PM

Gas Cutoff to Impair Egypt More than Israel

Egyptian cutoff of gas supply will have little effect on Israel, says Citi Capital Markets. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/24/2012, 2:17 PM

Netanyahu: Egypt Gas Dispute Just 'Business'

Cairo officials claim the cancellation of their gas contract with Israel is purely business despite months of popular pressure to do soGabe Kahn, 4/23/2012, 3:58 PM

Israel Strikes Oil Off Tel Aviv Coast

Israel has struck oil again, this time off the Tel Aviv coast. Owners say the find includes 100 million barrels of oil, worth $10 billion.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/13/2012, 6:19 PM

Egyptian Gas Pipeline Blown Up for 13th Time

The pipeline which carries gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan blown up, again, for the 13th time in the past year.Elad Benari, 3/6/2012, 12:00 AM

New Gas Find May Escalate Tension with Lebanon

Israel has discovered a new off-shore gas field, this time even closer to Lebanon, which warns it will go to war over gas finds.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/8/2012, 2:37 PM

Another Gas Discovery for Delek, Noble Energy!

Noble Energy and the Delek Group announced on Sunday another significant discovery of a natural gas field off the coast of Haifa.Chana Ya'ar, 2/5/2012, 11:33 AM

Egyptian Gas Pipeline Blown Up for 12th Time

Saboteurs blow up an Egyptian pipeline that supplies gas to Israel and Jordan, for the 12th time in the past year.Elad Benari, 2/5/2012, 5:08 AM

Power Price Rise on the Horizon for Israel in 2012

Israelis will be expected to pay even more than they already have for their electricity by the end of this secular calendar year.Chana Ya'ar, 1/29/2012, 12:46 PM

Egyptian Military Foils Attack on Gas Pipeline

Egyptian military foils a planned attack by terrorists on a natural gas plant in the Sinai Peninsula.Elad Benari, 1/27/2012, 6:15 AM

Netanyahu to Become 1st Israeli PM to Visit Cyprus

PM Binyamin Netanyahu is about to become the first Israeli prime minister to make a state visit to Cyprus.Chana Ya'ar, 1/19/2012, 1:10 PM

Jordan May Import Gas from Qatar

Jordan is mulling a new business relationship with Qatar for its supply of natural gas, saying goodbye to Egypt and its pipeline problems.Chana Ya'ar, 1/4/2012, 6:55 PM

Israel Offers to Export Natural Gas to India

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz has offered that Israel export some of its natural gas to India, according to The Times of India.Elad Benari, 12/19/2011, 6:13 AM

IEC to Buy Gas from Tamar Field

The Israel Electric Company has just signed an $8 billion deal to buy natural gas from the Tamar gas field off the coast of Haifa.Chana Ya'ar, 12/18/2011, 3:01 PM

Iran Discovers New Gas Field in Caspian Sea

Iran has discovered a vast new natural gas field in the depths of the Caspian Sea, its Petroleum Minister Rostam Qasemi announced Sunday.Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 12:10 PM

Pre-Election Terror: 8th Attack on Gas to Israel

Masked terrorists attack the Sinai-Israeli gas pipeline shortly after Egyptian intelligence officials warned of pre-election terror. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/27/2011, 11:39 AM

Egypt Resumes Natural Gas Deliveries to Israel

Egypt has resumed natural gas deliveries to Israel, nine days after an attack on the el-Arish pipeline halted the flow – again.Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2011, 11:50 AM

Egypt Says Sinai Gas to Return Within 10 Days

Egypt said Wednesday that the flow of gas to Israel and Jordan from Sinai would be renewed within ten days. David Lev, 11/16/2011, 8:41 PM

Natural Gas Discovered at Dolphin I

Natural gas has been discovered at Dolphin 1, located in the eastern Mediterranean waters 110 kilometers west of Haifa.Chana Ya'ar, 11/6/2011, 4:10 PM

Three Terrorists Blow up Gas Pipe to Israel

Terrorists blew up the Sinai-Israeli neutral gas pipeline for at least the sixth time this year in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 9/27/2011, 7:29 AM

Turkey Threatens to Seek Gas Off Cyprus 'Soon'

As Israel began drilling in the Tamar natural gas field, Turkey announced that it, too, may soon begin - off the coast of northern Cyprus. Chana Ya'ar, 9/19/2011, 9:52 PM

Report: Breaking Deal With Israel Could Cost Egypt

Breaking the Camp David Accords - and the trade deal with the US that came in its wake - could cost Egypt a billion dollars, and 70,000 jobsDavid Lev, 9/13/2011, 9:15 PM

Israel’s Oil and Gas Attracts Louisiana

Israel’s new standing in the oil and gas industry presents a bonanza to Louisiana, which exports $306 million in goods to Israel. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/29/2011, 2:48 PM

Iran Backs Lebanon’s Claims on Israel Gas

Iran bolsters Lebanese and Hizbullah threat to go to war over their claims on huge gas fields discovered by Israel off the Haifa coast.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/9/2011, 2:10 PM

Fracturing Process Weakens Russia and Iran

According to a Baker Institute Study full exploitation of shale gas will alter the geopolitical balance in a favorable directionAmiel Ungar, 7/21/2011, 8:24 PM

Egypt-Israel Deal ‘Out of Gas’

The latest Egyptian-Israel gas pipeline blast signals a further erosion of “goodwill” from Cairo, says Landau. Electricity prices to soar.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/12/2011, 12:21 PM

Gas Flow from Egypt Resumes

Gas began to flow again from Sinai to Israel Tuesday night as Egypt determined that the pipeline bring gas to Israel was only slightly damaged.David Lev, 7/5/2011, 11:10 PM

PA Claims 'Gas' Theft Near Gaza

The Palestinian Authority accuses Israel of "stealing" its natural gas resources by authorizing exploration of Gaza waters for gas fields. Chana Ya'ar, 6/22/2011, 1:17 PM

Gas Stoppage Costs $1.5m Daily

The shortfall of gas after the bombing of the Israel-Egypt pipeline in Sinai will cost Israel $1.5 million per day, Israeli officials say.Gabe Kahn., 4/28/2011, 5:52 PM

Natural Gas Price Hike Coming

Egypt plans to adjust the cost of natural gas exports to Israel and Jordan to "a price adjusted to average world prices."Gabe Kahn., 4/13/2011, 11:45 PM

Egypt Resumes Gas Deliveries

Egypt has resumed deliveries of natural gas to Israel and Jordan, but the price of the energy may soon be doubled. Chana Ya'ar, 3/17/2011, 11:23 AM

New Leak in Egypt Gas Pipeline

Egypt has reported another leak in its natural gas pipeline, delaying resumption of deliveries to Israel and the rest of the region.Chana Ya'ar, 3/15/2011, 12:05 AM

Jordan Not Receiving Gas Either

Israel is not alone in the sudden stoppage of natural gas from Egypt. After the Sinai pipeline sabotage, Jordan is parched for gas, too.Gabe Kahn., 3/10/2011, 1:13 AM

Egypt Blast Was Terrorism

It's out: Investigation has found that Saturday's gas pipeline explosion in Egypt was a terror act by local Bedouins and Islamist militants.Elad Benari, 2/9/2011, 5:20 AM

Jordan Grabs Gas, Lebanon Dark

Arab websites: Much of Lebanon was in the dark after Jordan diverted the little natural gas still flowing from Sinai for its own purposes. David Lev, 2/9/2011, 1:11 AM

"Egyptian Gas Leak Cuts Supply'

Minister Uzi Landau says the explosion at an Egyptian gas terminal proves that Israel must “do everything to improve Israel's energy security."INN Staff, 2/6/2011, 2:56 PM

'I Agree with Sheshinski'

Deputy Governor of the Bank of Israel praises Israel’s economy and addresses the controversial issue of royalties from the natural gas bonanza.Elad Benari, 1/12/2011, 8:54 AM

UN to Help Set Maritime Borders

Five days after the UN refused to intervene between Israel and Lebanon on the issue of maritime borders and oil wells, the body reversed itself.Chana Ya'ar, 1/10/2011, 9:47 PM

UN Rejects Lebanon Appeal on Oil

The United Nations has rejected a request by Lebanon to stop Israel from expanding offshore drilling in northern Mediterranean coastal waters.Chana Ya'ar, 1/5/2011, 12:08 PM

Egypt Discovers Deep-Water Gas

Egypt announced this week the discovery of a new gas field in the Deepwater West Nile Delta area.Chana Ya'ar, 1/2/2011, 12:17 PM

Huge Gas Field Confirmed

The Leviathan gas field, almost twice as big as the previous big find at Tamar, holds an estimated 450 billion cubic meters of gas.Gil Ronen, 12/29/2010, 5:16 PM

Israeli Gas Draws Russian Firm

Russia's Gazprom is in talks to buy shares in the development of Israel's natural gas field.Maayana Miskin, 11/24/2010, 8:43 AM

Iran Extends Ties with Neighbors

Iran to help Lebanon find natural gas, and will resume flights to Egypt.Elad Benari, 10/6/2010, 1:13 AM

Underwater Gas Exports to EU?

Israel is considering construction of an underwater pipeline to export natural gas to Europe and Greece. Turkey is not included in the project.Chana Ya'ar, 8/31/2010, 3:20 PM

Egypt to Buy Gas from Israel?

Frequent power outages may cause Egypt to buy back natural gas sold to Israel as part of 2005 deal.Elad Benari, 8/25/2010, 3:07 AM

Trouble for Egypt Gas Deal

Egypt's gas sales to Israel cause anger among Egyptians, due to rumored domestic gas shortage.Maayana Miskin, 8/23/2010, 7:32 PM

NIF Involved in Gas Tax Debate

Is Israel's gas boon a chance to fix society? Or is talk of higher royalties a mask for an agenda that pushes Arab oil?Maayana Miskin, 8/9/2010, 12:50 PM

Gas Pipeline Terror Threat

Bedouin terrorists in Egypt’s Sinai have threatened to blow up the pipeline that pumps natural gas to Israel. Egypt beefs up forces.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/28/2010, 11:05 PM

'Israel Will Defend Gas Field'

Landau says Israel “will not hesitate” to use force to protect Haifa gas field if Lebanon lays claim to find.Maayana Miskin, 6/24/2010, 7:58 PM

Gas Find Scares Off Russia

The prospect of an energy independent Israel, thanks to newly-found gas fields, has forced Russia to scrap plans to link Israel with a pipeline. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/16/2010, 1:54 PM

Next Hizbullah War over Gas Find

Hizbullah has laid claim to oil and gas fields Israel discovered off the Mediterranean Coast and it will make sure Israel does not “loot” them. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/15/2010, 10:34 AM

Israel - Energy Powerhouse?

The increased projections of deposits in Israel's off-shore gas fields have put Israel, for the first time, on the road to energy-exporter status.Hillel Fendel, 6/6/2010, 9:39 AM

Natural Gas Bonanza for Israel

A survey of the Haifa coastline gas field shows the estimated size of the field has risen yet again. Oil may be present as well. Maayana Miskin, 6/3/2010, 6:06 PM