Tamar Gas Field

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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
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
Government Facing Defeat in Gas Monopoly Vote

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.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 29/06/2015 15:54
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
Israel, Egypt Strike Gas Deal

Israel, Egypt Strike Gas Deal

Delek and Dolphinius agree on natural gas sale to Cairo after multiple bombings on Egypt gas pipeline.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/03/2015 20:46
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
Judge Orders State to Explain Gas Export Cap

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.Chana Ya'ar, 01/08/2013 14:29
Natural Gas begins to Flow from 'Tamar'

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., 30/03/2013 23:11
Giant Step Towards Energy Self-Sufficiency

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 30/12/2012 14:42
Navy Prepares to Defend Gas Rig

Navy Prepares to Defend Gas Rig

If Hizbullah carries out threats to attack Israeli rig, it will meet a well-prepared naval force.Gil Ronen, 08/12/2012 23:13
Power Price Rise on the Horizon for Israel in 2012

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, 29/01/2012 12:46
IEC to Buy Gas from Tamar Field

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, 18/12/2011 15:01
Drilling Begins in Tamar Gas Fields

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.Gabe Kahn., 19/09/2011 16:48
Government Blasted Over Tamar Delays

Government Blasted Over Tamar Delays

Eilat-Ashkelon chairman Amos Yaron blasted Israeli officials for being unable to make decisions and causing delays.Gabe Kahn., 14/09/2011 19:01