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

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

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

Ministry: Money Starts Flowing in from Gas Fields

Israel took in NIS 744 million ($188 million) in royalties for offshore gas fields – a 39% increase over the year before.Yaakov Levi , 3/1/2015, 7:29 PM

Israel to Sell Gas to Egypt

Officials behind the Tamar gas field on Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding to supply Egypt with Israeli gas.Moshe Cohen, 10/19/2014, 4:59 PM

Israel Shopping for Warships to Protect Gas Fields

Israel is out shopping for new warships to protect the new Tamar gas field that has just come online to supply natural gas to the nation.Chana Ya'ar, 4/4/2013, 12:02 PM

Tamar Gas Field Not Enough to Prevent Price Hike

Israelis will still have to pay more for electricity next month, though the huge Tamar gas field has come online. Chana Ya'ar, 3/31/2013, 12:42 PM

'Historical Day': Natural Gas begins to Flow from 'Tamar'

Four years after drilling began, gas from the platform 80 km off the Haifa shore is flowing to Ashdod., 3/30/2013, 11:11 PM

Israel's Proven Gas Revenues: NIS 20b

This year's state financial report includes an estimate of Israel's rights to oil and gas discovery revenues. Amount: NIS 20.3 billion.Chana Ya'ar, 5/10/2012, 9:02 AM

Natural Gas Discovered at Dolphin I Exploratory Well

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

Turkey Threatens to Drill for Gas Off Northern 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