Cabinet OKs rabbinical courts transfer to Religious Services Ministry
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US public opinion expert: Iran deal can still be stopped
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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
Economy Minister Deri calls for changes in current gas outline.
Knesset votes down probe of gas plan
By SHARON UDASIN,LAHAV HARKOV
All positions filed must be concise, not exceeding 10 pages, but can include attached documents and appendices, and may be used to formulate final recommendations.
After six months of disagreements among government officials , Steinitz released the final terms of ongoing negotiations for public commentary.
Economists and analysts differ in their assessment of the situation.
Compromise outline among government officials and the natural gas companies will be conveyed to the full cabinet for final government approval.
Herzog argued that a decision of this magnitude cannot occur "behind closed doors," and demanded that Edelstein "use his moral and political authority to make sure that this will happen."
The signing of an deal among government officials and the country’s natural gas companies, slated to occur Thursday in the is contingent upon Deri’s willingness.
Steinitz: "We have a window of time and if we do not live up to it, we will face a hopeless situation,"
Kahlon cited a conflict of interest in the case due to his friendship with Koby Maimon.
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.
David Guilo a démissionné. Moshé Kahlon a retiré son épingle du jeu. Le dossier du gaz est à présent entre les mains de Benjamin Netanyahou. Retour sur un monopole agité et des enjeux commerciaux et stratégiques de taille
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
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.
“We are losing the power of engineering in this country," say Science, Technology and Space Minister Yaakov Peri.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Four other protests took place simultaneously throughout the country, including outside Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem, as well as the premier's home in Caesarea.
Lapid indicated on Saturday night that that is not sufficient regulation for him to support the deal.
By LAHAV HARKOV,SHARON UDASIN
Yisrael Beytenu votes with coalition and Yesh Atid skips out on vote.
Kulanu joins opposition's calls for plan to be released to public and debated in Knesset.
Netanyahu says he is "determined to promote a realistic solution that will bring gas to the Israeli market."
The demonstration's organizers said they were demanding the full disclosure of discussions that took place among members of the inter-ministerial team that negotiated with the gas companies.
By GIL HOFFMAN,SHARON UDASIN
"I don't work for any tycoon," Netanyahu wrote on Facebook. "I am prime minister of Israel, and I work for you, for the security of Israel and the welfare of all of its citizens."
By GIL HOFFMAN
“The decision on the gas compromise needs to be made in the Knesset, not the government,” Gal-On said
"If the government thinks it can approve the gas deal far from the public's eye in a closed cabinet meeting, it is mistaken."
By LAHAV HARKOV
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.
The recent resignation of Israel’s antitrust commissioner has spotlighted the strange mixture of commercial vista, diplomatic sway and regulatory angst created by Israel’s unexpected gas bounty.
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.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB AND SHARON UDASIN
The High Court of Justice decision could determine the future of the state’s natural gas policy for decades.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Something approximating the government’s imperfect policy outline will undoubtedly be approved.
By SUSAN HATTIS ROLEF
Already, the gas flowing into Israel from the Tamar field has decreased electricity costs and lowered pollution levels caused by the burning of oil and coal.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
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