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News and updates about Tamar Gas Field

Chevron temporarily shuts down Tamar natural gas platform in wake of unrest

Tamar is for now shutting down but Leviathan, which is further from Gaza, will continue to provide natural gas to the Israeli market.

Chevron shuts down Tamar gas platform in wake of unrest

Consortium sinks $265 million in Israeli gas well

Consortium led by Noble Energy invest in Tamar 8 well, part of larger Tamar field.

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

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.

Israeli companies find huge new natural gas field

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.

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

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.

Watch: How Israeli Special Forces Protect Vital Natural Gas Rigsplayer

Government Facing Defeat in Gas Monopoly Vote

Yisrael Beytenu will oppose the deal with natural gas monopoly. Vote may be postponed to a later date.

Government Facing Defeat in Gas Monopoly Vote

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.'

Netanyahu: Israel Will Make the Most of Natural Gas Deposits

Israel, Egypt Strike Gas Deal

Delek and Dolphinius agree on natural gas sale to Cairo after multiple bombings on Egypt gas pipeline.

Israel, Egypt Strike Gas Deal

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.

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

Judge Orders State to Explain Gas Export Cap

Supreme Court Pres. Asher Grunis orders the state to explain why natural gas exports were capped at 40 percent without involving lawmakers.

Judge Orders State to Explain Natural Gas Export Restriction

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.

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

Giant Step Towards Energy Self-Sufficiency

Israel has launched an offshore platform for natural gas, a step towards energy self-sufficiency for the first time in history.

Israel Takes Giant Step Towards Energy Self-Sufficiency

Navy Prepares to Defend Gas Rig

If Hizbullah carries out threats to attack Israeli rig, it will meet a well-prepared naval force.

Navy Prepares to Defend Gas Rig

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.

Power Price Rise on the Horizon for Israelis in 2012

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.

IEC to Buy Gas from Tamar Field

Drilling Begins in Tamar Gas Fields

Israel began drilling in the Tamar natural gas fields despite the presence of Turkish warships; 9 trillion cubic feet of gas in play.

Drilling Begins in Tamar Gas Fields

Government Blasted Over Tamar Delays

Eilat-Ashkelon chairman Amos Yaron blasted Israeli officials for being unable to make decisions and causing delays.

Government Blasted Over Tamar Delays