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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

Israel Looks to Expand Navy to Protect Gas Interests

With new sea-borne gas finds under threat from Hizbullah, Iran, and Turkey the IDF is looking to expand its naval fleet.Gabe Kahn., 10/19/2011, 8:28 AM

How Much Oil and Gas in Israel's Economic Waters?

That's the question that awaits the winner of a bid to advise Israel on oil-rights regulation.Ernie Singer, 8/22/2011, 12:36 AM

Consumers Brace for Rate Hikes as IEC Asks Gov't for Help

IEC officials have asked Israel's government for an immediate solution to the stoppage of gas from Egypt; a 20% rate hike to hit consumers.Gabe Kahn., 7/12/2011, 7:36 PM

Unrest in Egypt Might Mean Higher Gas Prices

Unrest in Egypt might result in another price hike at the gas pump, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Chana Ya'ar, 2/4/2011, 1:15 AM

Cabinet Approves Hike in Energy Royalties from Energy Tycoons

The Cabinet withstood intense corporate lobbying and approved a sharp hike in energy royalties from newly-discovered gas and oil fields. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/24/2011, 9:02 AM

UN Will Help Set Israel-Lebanon Sea 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 Nixes Lebanese Attempt to Stop Israeli Offshore Drilling

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 New Deep-Water Gas Field

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

Israel, Lebanon Battle Over Gas Field

A new battlefield is growing between Israel and Lebanon over a mammoth gas field discovered off the coast of Haifa.Chana Ya'ar, 11/3/2010, 8:04 PM

New Survey Indicates Large Oil Field Buried Under Negev Sand

A new survey indicates $2 billion worth of oil may be sitting under Western Negev sand. Meanwhile, Mediterranean drilling launches a new era.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/19/2010, 2:32 PM

US Could Sue Israel over Hike in Oil Royalty Fees

As a huge oil rig approaches Israel for drilling, an Israeli judge says the US could sue Israel if it hikes royalty fees for oil and gas finds.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/10/2010, 3:20 PM

Israel Considers Underwater Gas Exports to Greece, 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

Natural Gas Bonanza for Israel, Possible Oil Field as Well

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