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The initial period of negotiations was only supposed to last five months, but the partners said that they needed an extension.
By SHARON UDASIN
Sara and Myra might have up to 184 billion cubic meters of gas and potentially up to 150.7 million barrels of oil.
The ultra deepwater drillship, which was to begin drilling in the first quarter of 2014, is now not likely to start work before the second half of 2014.
By GLOBES, AMIRAM BARKAT
Bank Hapoalim’s Mani Cohen offers the Jerusalem Post a primer on Israel’s natural gas find.
By NIV ELIS
CEO of Shemen Oil and Gas Exploration hopes drilling off Ashdod will lead to find natural gas if oil drilling results unsuccessful.
Likud member makes remarks at minister exchange ceremony with outgoing post-hold Silvan Shalom.
Sources: Enabling int'l gas sales from Tamar prior to Leviathan’s connection would permit companies to advance deals with neighboring countries.
While hydrocarbons were identified, comprehensive scientific evaluations are required to determine whether the presence of such materials indicates oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
Israel Aerospace Industries' unmanned vessels will protect investments in natural gas reserves off coasts; controlled from afar.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
German daily reports that torpedo-laden destroyers are intended to provide protection for Israel's natural gas installations.
Opposition head leads MKs in High Court petition to force Knesset to vote on natural gas export policy.
By SHARON UDASIN AND YONAH JEREMY BOB
Report says companies won’t implement projects without Erdogan’s consent.
Sunday's approval occurred followed a recent authorization in June to move forward with the program from the National Council for Planning and Building.
Labor MK Braverman slammed the Economy and the National Infrastructure, Energy and Water ministries for inhibiting progress on the subject.
Woodside exit from Leviathan "disappointing," but partners will move forward with regional opportunities.
Just two years after natural gas supplies from Egypt to Israel ceased flowing, the resource may soon begin gushing in the opposite direction.
Hadash MK urges Netanyahu to refrain from approving deal between Australian energy company, Leviathan gas partners.
Energy security firm Nation-E and municipality team up to launch citywide energy protection system.
Last minute dispute thwarts Australian hydrocarbon firm from acquiring share of Israeli natural gas reservoir.
Government releases lease terms prioritizing domestic supply security.
Natural gas revenues should be invested in domestic causes rather than foreign markets, experts argue.
Natural gas industry heads look toward Israel’s future export market.
Israel has approximately 400 billion cu.m. worth of proven gas reserves that are eligible for export.
Australian drilling giant Woodside Energy signed deal with Leviathan gas partners to acquire 25 percent of basin for roughly $2.71 billion.
The deal will provide 1.8 billion cubic meters of gas to the companies Arab Potash and Jordan Bromine over 15 years beginning in 2016.
Government tasked with underwriting debt for West Bank energy projects.
By sharon udasin
Replacing energy giants with competitors in natural gas basin is physically impossible, says antitrust commissioner.
Call regards placement of facilities, which will receive and treat gas from offshore drilling rigs to Israel's shores.
After four years of anticipation, natural gas from Tamar began flowing from an offshore rig in the Mediterranean on Saturday, March 30.
Cooperation enhancement bill to foster partnership on developing natural gas, alternative fuels on all levels.
Israel Corporation to establish, operate 590-megawatt backup power plant in South American country.
Bureaucracy involved with developing energy resources in Israel may chase foreign companies away, Maj.-Gen. Yossi Peled warns.
Plan details infrastructure necessary for handling, treating Israel’s copious natural gas supplies.
"Every government decision effects generations, like gas distribution."
By LAHAV HARKOV AND SHARON UDASIN
Shemen Oil and Gas Exploration announces considerable amounts of natural gas likely present in findings.
Companies say no decision as to whether they will develop the reservoirs in the Tamar Southwest prospect.
Zalul warns bathers that there is no proper emergency equipment or personnel, and no sufficient insurance for potential disasters.
According to text of bill in current form, the state would be able to take a loan from the fund if a large-scale socioeconomic crisis occurred.
Energy and Water Minister Silvan Shalom takes part in inaugurating the commercial operation of the country's now largest solar field.
The decision caused public outcry as opposition politicians petitioned High Court against government’s action.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB AND SHARON UDASIN
Residents of Emek Hefer and Carmel regions protest future processing facilities for offshore natural gas.
By JOSHUA LIPSON AND SHARON UDASIN
Developers, Energy Ministry argue some onshore treatment required.
Israel should sell to its neighbors and establish sovereign wealth fund, experts say.
By SHARON UDASIN AND CARA DORRIS
Yacimovich slams 'robbery' of resource that belongs to public; vows to take issue to High court of Justice.
Australian energy giant, Woodside, is expected to secure a large stake of Israel’s 535-billion cubic meter Leviathan basin.
Natural gas finds in Eastern Mediterranean must be used to leverage regional cooperation on energy sources, experts stress.
Environmental protection minister says decision on nation’s natural gas export must involve a wide range of political voices.
This is not about whether exporting 40% of Israel's natural gas is a good or a bad idea. It's about the prime minister's refusal to publicly talk about whether exporting 40% of Israel's natural gas is a good or a bad idea.
By NICOLA SIMMONDS
Cyprus’s ambassador tells the ‘Post’ that it should be Israel’s natural partner for exporting gas.
“We are losing the power of engineering in this country," say Science, Technology and Space Minister Yaakov Peri.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The boats will be used to secure Israel's Exclusive Economic Zone in the Mediterranean, described by defense officials as 'dramatic improvement in Navy's capabilities.'
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
“We are now in an era of expanding competition in electricity generation,” says IEC chairman.
PM, energy minister authorized agreement to convey Tamar reservoir gas to two Jordanian companies.
While the Ruth C license zone – located off the coast of Haifa,has yet to be explored, Noble Energy was authorized to act as the basin's operator during forthcoming.
Israel has saved NIS 35.5 billion in energy since natural gas began flowing into country.
In an approximately NIS 4.8 billion ($1.2b.) deal, the 282-billion cubic meter Tamar reservoir will be supplying gas to the Egyptian firm Dolphinus Holdings Limited for seven years.
Firms claim government has collected more royalties than permissible on natural gas sales.
Israel Antitrust Commissioner David Gilo says he will reconsider whether Delek and Nobel's presence in Israel's Mediterranean gas sector constitutes an illegal "restrictive arrangement."
Outline presented to gas companies calls for separate marketing of Leviathan basin gas.
Outline presented to Noble Energy aimed at putting an end to nearly two-month-long situation in which the reservoir partners and the Israel Antitrust Authority have been butting heads.
Israeli industry sources: Aphrodite could replace Leviathan as Egyptian LNG source.
Noble Energy, Delek Group representatives in Egypt for export talks
S&P: Regulatory uncertainty could ultimately hurt Israel's credit rating.
By SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
Renowned economist and Labor party candidate says supervision needed to ensure benefits of resource reach the public.
If agreement evolves into full-fledged deal, parties intend for about 9 million cubic meters of gas to flow daily to Jordan, over land.
Gas industry stakeholders appeal to PM to intervene, enable reservoir development.
Antitrust head refutes Energy Ministry criticism, says locals deserve competitive prices; Cukierman: some of the financiers are shocked.
Ministry warns that freezing development of natural gas reservoir could have serious geopolitical and fiscal implications on Israel.
MK Braverman vows to bring bill to Knesset; industry stakeholders hail rejection.
One of basin's stakeholders, Delek Drilling, makes announcement in company's 3rd quarter financial report for 2014.
Labor’s Avishay Braverman says natural gas price supervision would reduce the cost of living and boost industrial growth.
A father-son entrepreneurial team from the United Kingdom hopes to sway the world's major gas and oil players to set their sights on the growing Israeli natural gas market.
"We have to fight against those who rob us from our rights to our national treasures," says Labor MK.
Comptroller criticizes National Infrastructures, Energy and Water Ministry for significant failings in implementing a portion of government’s decisions and laws associated with energy saving.
Pipeline carried gas from Egypt to Israel for several years until saboteurs began thwarting the flow through Sinai pipeline explosions.
Transition to cut nitrogen oxide emissions by nearly 80 percent.
NIS 32m. to be dedicated toward financing gas connections in areas that do not yet lie within range of country's natural gas distribution network.
Income will enable increased investments in education, welfare and reduce cost of living, says energy and water minister.
IEI estimates that approximately 40 billion barrels of oil lie between 200 and 400 meters below the Ela Valley's surface.
Connecting the internal systems of the factories to gas is expected to lead to halve their energy costs and reduce air pollution.
Jerusalem District Committee for Planning and Building to reconvene to determine program's future.
Experts: Delay does not constitute a setback for Israel.
Jordanian MP Hind al-Fayez alludes to Israel as "Satan"; says in TV interview that Amman should not use the national deficit as a pretext for an agreement with Israel.
The 621-billion cubic meter Leviathan gas reservoir, off of Haifa, is expected to begin flowing in 2017.
USAID mission director for West Bank and Gaza: Palestinian economic development improves prospects of peace agreement with Israel.
Assailants carry out fourth strike in past year on pipeline, which links to Israel, Jordan.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
United Nations calls northern Strip "disaster area"; water reported to be two meter high in some places.
Environmentalists congratulate decision to establish facilities for gas supplies, at sea
Petition signed by Yacimovich, Rivlin calling for gas export policy to be determined by Knesset falls 5-2.
The High Court of Justice decision could determine the future of the state’s natural gas policy for decades.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Yacimovich: State recognizes this is a crucial decision that cannot be made behind closed doors.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB, SHARON UDASIN
Yacimovich says Netanyahu must understand that fateful decisions for Israel should be decided in Knesset not in "closed rooms."
Group of MKs lead by Yacimovich petitions for Knesset involvement in cabinet decision.
National Security Council head denies he quit due to probe into his part in discussions of natural gas exports.
By HERB KEINON
To ignore the most pressing issue facing the planet and the next generation is a retreat to the sidelines of history.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
Recent developments indicate that a new Eastern Mediterranean framework including Cyprus, Israel, Jordan and Egypt is forming.
By ALLISON GOOD
The very fact of a parliamentary debate on gas exports would be a victory for the petitioners.
By ARIELLA BERGER
The public must be satisfied that such a fateful matter is discussed openly and that as many scenarios as possible are considered.
Industrial sector is shifting quickly to utilize cheap gas, which provides advantage to exporters over their international competitors.
By AMIT MOR