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Leviathan gas rig operations halted

Leviathan gas rig operations halted

Environment Ministry says Noble Energy did not meet conditions and will not be able to carry out test operation of Leviathan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2019 01:03
Court halts operations of Leviathan platform

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, 18/12/2019 00:06
Israel approves gas exports to Egypt

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, 17/12/2019 13:48
Israel announces 'historic' gas contract with Egypt

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, 19/02/2018 16:15
Lebanon blasts Israeli wall as 'threat to regional stability'

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, 06/02/2018 18:52
Israel to get $4.7 billion in royalties from natural gas

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, 22/08/2017 15:33
Texas firm launching development of Israel's massive gas field

Texas firm launching development of Israel's massive gas field

Noble Energy will begin developing Israel’s offshore Leviathan gas field.JTA, 24/02/2017 06:00
Israel, Greece and Cyprus agree to cooperate on wildfires

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, 08/12/2016 16:47
Israel and Turkey to discuss gas pipeline

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, 14/10/2016 04:44
Consortium sinks $265 million in Israeli gas well

Consortium sinks $265 million in Israeli gas well

Consortium led by Noble Energy invest in Tamar 8 well, part of larger Tamar field.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2016 14:59
Government approves re-drafted gas deal

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, 22/05/2016 13:43
Israel close to sealing offshore gas deal

Israel close to sealing offshore gas deal

After Supreme Court controversially vetoed the deal, government reaches compromise agreement with Noble Energy and Delek.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/05/2016 17:43
Netanyahu: Natural gas ruling harms economy

Netanyahu: Natural gas ruling harms 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, 28/03/2016 00:14
Supreme Court strikes down gas deal

Supreme Court strikes down gas deal

Knesset given one year to fix problematic aspects of the natural gas pipeline deal.Shoshana Miskin, 27/03/2016 18:07
Israel, Cyprus, Greece plan Europe gas pipeline

Israel, Cyprus, Greece plan Europe gas pipeline

Cyprus and Greece emerging as key allies, as Israel looks towards potentially lucrative pipeline - Turkey, or no Turkey.Arutz Sheva, 28/01/2016 15:26
Israeli companies find huge new gas field

Israeli companies find huge new 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, 17/01/2016 11:46
Egypt rejects $257M natural gas deal with Israel

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, 25/12/2015 08:17
Israel-Turkey reconciliation draft sealed

Israel-Turkey reconciliation draft sealed

Official reveals raft of agreements to compensate for Marmara and sell natural gas reached in secret meeting in Switzerland.Ari Yashar, 17/12/2015 22:05
Netanyahu signs controversial natural gas deal

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, 17/12/2015 14:29
'Erdogan wants normalization thanks to gas deal'

'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, 14/12/2015 17:25
Israel's income from gas so far: $152 million

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

This year was a record for government income from natural gas, mining, and oil production licenses, the Infrastructures Ministries said.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 23/11/2015 16:51
Egyptian Gas Could Be Plus for Israel, Says Prof

Egyptian Gas Could Be Plus for Israel, Says Prof

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, 06/09/2015 21:44
Watch: How Israel Protects its Natural Gas

Watch: How Israel Protects its Natural Gas

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, 02/09/2015 23:16
Tripoli Offices of Egyptian Gas Developer Bombed

Tripoli Offices of Egyptian Gas Developer Bombed

Will Islamist radicals attempt to derail development of a huge gas field off Egypt's shores?Yaakov Levi, 31/08/2015 20:46
'Super Giant' Gas Field Found in Egyptian Waters

'Super Giant' Gas Field Found in Egyptian Waters

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, 30/08/2015 17:52
How Did the Controversial Gas Deal Save Israel?

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, 18/08/2015 16:26
Gov't Approves Controversial Natural Gas Deal

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, 16/08/2015 15:36
Key Gas Monopoly Deal Goes Down to the Wire

Key Gas Monopoly Deal Goes Down to the Wire

Knesset plenum will vote Monday on allowing the government to approve deal with natural gas monopoly.Gil Ronen, 29/06/2015 11:01
Cabinet Passes Deal to Break Up Gas Monopoly

Cabinet 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, 25/06/2015 20:13
John Kerry Held $1 Million in Noble Energy Shares

John Kerry Held $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, 25/06/2015 15:58
Kahlon Stays Out of Natural Gas Controversy

Kahlon Stays Out of Natural Gas Controversy

Citing friendship with partner in Tamar gas field, Kahlon excludes himself from process despite having promised to break monopoly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2015 21:38
PM: Israel Will Make the Most of Natural Gas

PM: Israel Will Make the Most of Natural Gas

PM responds to allegations of natural gas 'cartel,' resignation of antitrust authority chief; 'We won't repeat the mistakes of others.'Ari Soffer, 26/05/2015 17:33
Trade Deficit Sinks, First Benefit of Gas Finds

Trade Deficit Sinks, First Benefit of Gas Finds

Israel's trade deficit was down 70% in the first quarter of 2015, compared to the last quarter of 2015.Yaakov Levi, 26/04/2015 15:52
Israel's Gaza War Losses Made Up by Gas Money

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, 09/04/2015 15:16
Rouhani: The Pressure from Sanctions is Over

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, 18/03/2015 06:46
Palestinian Company Cancels Leviathan Gas Contract

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, 11/03/2015 20:30
Egypt Acquits Ex-Minister over Israel Gas Deal

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, 21/02/2015 18:38
Khamenei: Iran Shall Have its Sanctions Revenge

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, 20/02/2015 01:13
Gas Shortage Keeping Homes, Food Cold

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, 18/01/2015 19:28
Egypt 'Open' to Importing Gas from Israel

Egypt '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, 15/01/2015 05:45
'Buying Gas from Israel Like Dealing with Satan'

'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, 25/12/2014 05:45
Turkish Cyprus FM to Israel: Don't Get Involved

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, 06/11/2014 08:05
Confirmed: Israel to Supply Gas to Egypt

Confirmed: Israel to Supply Gas to Egypt

Seven-year gas contract to the tune of four billion dollars marks another sign of renewed cooperation between Cairo and Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/10/2014 14:16
Jordanian MPs: Cancel Gas Agreement with Israel

Jordanian MPs: Cancel Gas Agreement with Israel

Some 40 Jordanian parliamentarians demand the cancellation of an agreement to import gas from Israel.Ben Ariel, 11/09/2014 05:16
Israel, Jordan Sign $15 Billion Natural Gas Deal

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, 03/09/2014 19:07
PA: Natural Resources Belong to 'Palestine'

PA: 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, 25/06/2014 05:15
Hamas Thinks It Found Offshore Gas Field

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, 25/02/2014 22:54
Eight Year Old is Fifth Victim in Akko Explosion

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, 17/02/2014 07:39
Israel May Purchase German Ships for Gas Fields

Israel May Purchase German Ships for Gas Fields

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and German counterpart discussed possible purchase of surface ships to defend natural gas fields.Elad Benari, Canada, 31/01/2014 22:55
Israel to Supply PA With Gas for Next 20 Years

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, 06/01/2014 00:14
PA Digging for Oil in Judea and Samaria

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, 09/11/2013 23:03
Cyprus: Gas Reserves Lower but Substantial

Cyprus: 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, 04/10/2013 01:14
Analyst: Mideast Gas a Chance for U.S.

Analyst: Mideast Gas a Chance for U.S.

The natural gas fields in the Mediterranean provide the United States with an opportunity to break with Turkey, according to Seth Cropsey.Elad Benari, 20/08/2013 01:14
Court: Gas Export Program Can Continue - for Now

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, 07/07/2013 16:29
Egypt’s Gas Pipeline Comes Under Attack

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, 07/07/2013 11:59
Jordanians Protest Israel Imports, Gas Talks Go On

Jordanians Protest Israel Imports, Gas Talks Go On

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, 30/06/2013 13:35
Israelis Protest Proposal to Export Natural Gas

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, 23/06/2013 10:57