Erekat downplays Abbas-Netanyahu handshake, Islamic Jihad slams exchange with 'war criminal'
Beitar Illit man gets 3 years in jail for arson of Hebrew-Arabic school in Jerusalem
Palestinian woman dies of gunshot wounds after attempting to stab IDF soldier in West Bank
Attempted stabbing attack at Gush Etzion junction
NGO: Fire UNRWA staff members that post photos glorying the death of Jews
Zionist Union debates diplomatic plan
Netanyahu calls for friendly countries to change UN voting pattern on Israel
Haim Katz joins crowded race for Likud central committee head
Israeli-Russian cooperation has successfully prevented 'unnecessary accidents,' says PM
Classical Review: Barrocade Ensemble
Going Gaga over Naharin
Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival opens this week at Cinematheque
Dancing to the capital
Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem on Eurocup chopping block
Soccer: Hapoel Tel Aviv ekes out crucial win in Acre
Basketball: Nahariya sends Maccabi Tel Aviv crashing
Rishon edges Holon to continue impressive start to campaign
AG’s office backs Women of the Wall ahead of Hanukka lighting ceremonies
Defense ministry signs F-15 and F-16 engine maintenance contract with Pratt & Whtiney
Marcus Klingberg, the Israeli who spied for the Soviet Union, dies at 97
Cambridge professor boycotts 13-year-old Israeli girl over Palestinian issue
Jewish porn star James Deen accused of raping ex-girlfriend, sexually assaulting 2 others
US women's academic group votes to join international BDS movement
Ukrainians erect monument to ‘national heroes’ who killed Uman’s Jews in 18th century
South African rabbinate to regulate circumcision after rabbi botches bris
Khamenei: ISIS 'vile' but Palestinians face worse terrorism from Israel
New phone app 'Israel's Nightmare' educates users on Iranian missile capabilities
Analysis: How Iran exploits ISIS to wage terror
IN PICTURES: Thousands of Iranian soldiers stage mock siege of Temple Mount
French intelligence source: Paris attack suspect likely fled to Syria
Anonymous follows through in cyber war on ISIS: Extremist website hacked with Viagra
Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry
Analysis: Are France and the EU serious about combating jihadism?
Clinton: Sending in thousands of US ground troops would give ISIS a new recruitment tool
ISIS leader's ex-wife and Lebanese soldiers freed in prisoner swap deal
Erdogan: I'll resign if Putin proves we shot down plane to protect ISIS oil trade
In unexpected twist, Assad ally may be Lebanon's next president
TAU neuroscientists: Brains are not gendered
In the face of BDS movement, Britain and Israel agree to expand scientific cooperation
New cases of HIV carriers in Israel on a slow decline
Mothers play a large role in preventing eating disorders
Netanyahu, Gabbay lead 70-strong Israeli delegation to Paris
2,000-year-old terraces restored 5 years after Carmel Forest fire
Deputy Attorney General: geopolitical concerns have been part of gas discussions since beginning
Environmentalist group to UN: Israel's greenhouse gas targets ‘bear no practical significance'
Israeli robotics expert: West 10 years ahead of ‘enemy’ in warfare technology
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
Tech talk: Get in the Ring
Israel's Mindspace expands abroad, as competitor WeWork expands in Israel
Farewell to a giant – a tribute to Maurice Ostroff
Sean Penn speaks out about humanitarian work on visit to Israel
Meet Leem Lubany, the Israeli Arab beauty turning heads in Hollywood
Why did Hollywood actress America Ferrera want to convert to Judaism, have a bat mitzva?
Grapevine: Four-footed friends
My leader: David Ben-Gurion
Borderline Views: Bennett and the Council for Higher Education
Samuel Huntington revisited: A wake-up call for the West
No Holds Barred: UK Jewish students try to silence mention of Israel
The strange flight of the painted bird
Swinging in the Holy Land
Books: A primer for every palate
Books: Grappling with childlessness
Tour Israel: No-hike outing
Neighborhood Watch: Downtown Jerusalem coming into its own
Life, Life, Life: The newest grief
City Health: Young smokers? Ho hum, but the IDF is concerned
Corridors of Power: War time
The newest grief
‘If it’s good enough for me, it’s good enough for the museum’
Blues from the roots, in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem by way of LA
Changing the view
מִשִירֵי רָחֵל: בְּגַנִי נְטַעְתִיךָ
מוֹפָע חָדָש: אִינְסָאנִיָה
סְטְרִיט וַייְז הִיבְּרוּ
The power of education
At the crossroads
Going with the Romanian flow
Dialogue of peace alone won’t do !
Vayeshev: A Prince Learns to Dream
Where Future Leaders Learn
Historical Agreement Signed Between KKL-JNF and the State of Israel
JNF Canada Dedicates New Bike Path with Gilad Shalit
Ben Gurion Accessible Park in Dimona
Furrows in the Desert in Turkana, Kenya
Portugal Entomologists Tour the Negev with KKL-JNF
Mississippi Governor plants a tree in Israel
Honduras President Plants Tree in Jerusalem
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
Agriculture Festival at Hula Lake Park
An Ecological Festival at the Shafir Winter Pond
KKL-JNF Global Landscapes Seminar at Expo 2015
JNF Canada Negev Dinner 2015 in Toronto
KKL France Mission Parts from Israel by Planting Trees
Got Water Problems?
$100 Million JNF Boruchin Israel Education Advocacy Center Opens
Renewable Energies for the Future in the Arava
LDA Conference: Science and Technology for Forests
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
12.01.2015 | 19 Kislev, 5776
Yesh Din followed the investigation of 246 police files involving the uprooting, burning or damaging of trees in the West Bank between the years 2005 and 2014.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Sara and Myra might have up to 184 billion cubic meters of gas and potentially up to 150.7 million barrels of oil.
By SHARON UDASIN
The descendants of the Maccabees are spending about NIS 30 billion on oil for transportation, with a chunk of it going to regimes that don’t exactly appreciate the idea of religious freedom – especially for Jews.
By YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
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
Index based on five factors: Net oil consumption, oil imports, energy efficiency, budget balance and government debt levels.
By NIV ELIS
Since February, Afek has completed drilling at two sites and nearly finished work at a third.
“We are looking ahead to a fruitful collaboration and the strengthening of strategic relations in energy between Israel and Cyprus,” says Cyprus Opportunity head.
Afek Oil and Gas say findings have so far revealed a ‘very robust oil-bearing strata’
Two Noble Energy executives share what it’s like working in a dynamic field that brings energy independence and new technology to Israel.
By YUVAL PAIS, THE POST
"We are very pleased with the progress of the work and the findings, which have thus far matched our expectations," said Afek Oil chief geologist Dr. Yuval Bartov.
Preliminary results from the company's Ness-3 at which initial analyses indicate the presence of hydrocarbons in the vertical drilling sections.
"Oil is already selling cheaply, and the introduction of new Iranian oil is expected to push the price further down."
Three Haifa Bay plants showed unacceptably high air pollution emissions levels.
If filed, such a lawsuit would relate to the ecological damages caused by the company and would be unprecedented.
Comprehensive scientific evaluations required to determine whether the hydrocarbons indicate oil, gas, condensate or none of the above.
The SCF Altai tanker was anchored near Ashkelon port early on Friday morning, ship tracking and industry sources said.
Elmar Mammadyarov becomes first foreign minister of Azerbaijan to visit: Both leaders express interest in increasing trade.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Project was aiming to prove usability of approximately 40 billion barrels of oil found in te shale rock layer of the Shfela basin in south-central Israel.
Emissions of volatile organic compounds from Haifa plants amount to 2,400 tons per year, in comparison to 111 tons per year in Ramat Hovav, says report.
Lawmakers against drilling in Golan Heights while energy and water officials contend it won't cause environmental damage.
Worth approximately $30b. in total, such an agreement could generate more than $20b. in income for the state, the source said.
Woodside exit from Leviathan "disappointing," but partners will move forward with regional opportunities.
Situated off the coast of Tel Aviv, the Oz license could be a source of over 600 million barrels of oil.
Science Minister: Oil is a political tool found in the hands of our greatest enemies, Israel must lower its strategic value reduce the world dependence.
Government releases lease terms prioritizing domestic supply security.
Gas industry seeks knowledge and capital from international companies in New York and Houston.
Natural gas majority stakeholder CEO says if Sheshinski Committee reopened, company's projects would be reconsidered.
First license to drill for oil awarded to New Jersey-based company, covering half the area of the Golan.
By GLOBES AND JPOST.COM STAFF
American oilman Harold Hamm tells 'Post' that Israel can achieve “energy renaissance” as US has.
America's wealthiest oil developers touring Israel believe the country is ready for energy self-sufficiency.
The development of gas fields by Israel, Syria and Lebanon are paving the way to create a new reality in the region.
By YOSSI MELMAN
With Israel poised to become a player in the big energy league, the Middle East political kaleidoscope is about to be given a good shaking.
By NEVILLE TELLER
Eleven years ago, KKL Mexico, with the support of the Jewish community in Mexico, decided to give a special gift
By KKL-JNF STAFF
For now, there is little or no sign that the political backing that the IRGC enjoys will fade, as Iran’s leaders publicly praise its role in managing Iran’s oil industry.
By PARISA HAFEZI,LOUIS CHARBONNEAU
Mutual distrust has prevented withdrawal from border area; buffer zone a condition for restarting oil flows vital to both nations.
Asia's Iran crude liftings rise sharply in February; US may increase pressure on buyers to cut purchases.
Despite the US official line that Iran is not open for trade while under sanctions, Iranian FM Zarif says otherwise.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Proposal would allow Tehran "one-time" access to frozen revenues.
Tehran's crude oil revenues average an estimated $3.4 billion in the first half of the year, down from $8 billion from 2011.
New sanctions meant to further weaken the Iranian rial, cripple auto sector that is a major source of revenue for Tehran.
Islamic Republic's oil sales under pressure, vital for economy; tankers travelling faster to boost shipments.
Temporary measures give parliament time to pass full-year budget; Currency has lost half its value in the past year.
American officials will meet with government, company officials in Malaysia that import crude from Tehran.
Strong Chinese demand and tanker fleet expansion help the OPEC member dodge sanctions; exports rise to 1.4m. barrels per day.
TAU expert: Oil purchases act as quiet way of providing Israeli aid to Iraqi Kurdistan.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
Atlit residents blockade Carmel Resins site, demanding factory closure.
During the Passover holiday's intermediate days, around 2,000 people have come for tours of the Afek Oil and Gas drilling site.
Environmental Protection Ministry tests revealed that the reserve, located in the Arava Desert, is now free of air pollution.
The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel petitioned the High Court of Justice on Tuesday.
The project involves three years of exploration for conventional oil, north of Nahal El Al near Moshav Natur, a former kibbutz on the southern Golan Heights.
Oil spill site completely free of liquid petroleum; investigation into circumstances of spill still underway.
Scientists in Israel and around the world are already making significant headway in this process.
Earlier this week, reports in Indian media said the state-owned company ONGC Videsh (OVL) had expressed interest in buying a stake in Leviathan.
Throughout 2014 fuel prices have consistently dropped, Energy Ministry graph shows.
The program will serve to treat the soils contaminated by the spill as well as help restore the wildlife populations damaged over the course of the event.
As part of plan, special team would be established to check environmental impact of Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company activities both on dry land and on beaches.
The absence of an order meant that the NGO did not have a total victory over Ofek in a petition, which had demanded fully revoking the drilling licenses they were granted.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The pipeline was a joint project between Iran and Israel in 1968, but the Islamic Revolution of 1978-1979 crushed the alliance and cooperation.
By NIV ELIS,YONAH JEREMY BOB
Air quality in the region is now within accepted standards, removal of the contaminated earth from the large pools is nearly complete.
By JEREMY SHARON
Rains forecast for Tuesday have put environmentalists on edge, as it will affect fragile local ecosystem.
Commitment was first signed in 1979 after the Iranian revolution sent shock waves of higher prices and fears about disruptions in the Mideast through oil markets.
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.
The park's site is identified by researchers as Sha'arayim, mentioned in the story of David and Goliath.
Project involves three years of exploration for conventional oil through 10 wells.
CEO frustrated that proposal for Shfela basin hydrocarbon exploration ‘deemed defective and non-comprehensive.’
Income will enable increased investments in education, welfare and reduce cost of living, says energy and water minister.
Pilot rejected because fundamentally flawed; no answers to uncertainties that required improved knowledge, understanding.
IEI estimates that approximately 40 billion barrels of oil lie between 200 and 400 meters below the Ela Valley's surface.
Overseeing committee says exploratory drilling would not involve any fracking, production of oil that is not in liquid form.
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.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Israel’s worst-ever environmental disaster has focused public scrutiny on the mysterious Eilat-Ashkelon Pipeline Company.
Following Putin's pardon, the Russian tycoon gives first interview, says he will not enter politics or seek to regain assets of his former oil company.
By JPOST.COM STAFF, REUTERS
Try to add some olive oil in your cooking this Hanukkah
By FAYE LEVY AND YAKIR LEVY
A ‘veritable terrestrial coral reef,’ the diversity of plant and wildlife in the Evrona Nature Reserve is threatened by five million liters of crude oil seeping into its soil
By ALON TAL
Is China’s thirst for oil creating new opportunities for peace in the Middle East? "OPEC is about to collapse," says expert.
By Ilan Evyatar
Ben-Gurion University students at the forefront of Israel’s oil exploration program.
By RUTH JUDAH
Israel and Azerbaijan are natural allies since “both countries see Iran as an existential threat.”
By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
International sanctions imposed to force Iran to curb its nuclear program have halved its oil exports to just over 1 million bpd since 2012, and hammered its economy.
A June 5 meeting in Vienna is likely to hear renewed demands from for reduction in amount of oil pumped, yet even officials from countries which favor a curb see it as unlikely.
"We hope we can come back to the export levels that we had before the sanctions," Iran's deputy oil minister says.
Islamic Republic trying to mend fences with Chinese oil firms to get projects going.
Expert sees Salman’s son and new defense minister, who has headed the crown prince’s court, as the key player to watch.
TASE reports signs of hydrocarbons, petroleum; findings are still "estimates and assumptions, which contain no certainty."
Tweet about Israeli strike in Syria referring to event from 40 years ago, accidentally interpreted as being current.
Buyers retreat due to EU and US economic sanctions placed on Iran; Iran's oil revenues drop by about 50 percent.
Oil ministry official says Syrian rebels set oil wells ablaze following disputes among fighters, causing a daily loss of nearly 5,000 barrels of oil and 52,000 cubic meters of gas, according to Syrian state media.
With Israel's average price for gas at $8.28 per gallon ($2.12/liter), it constitutes 8% of the average Israeli's daily income to buy a gallon of fuel.
Crude oil dipped below $47 this week.
By SHMUEL EVEN AND YOEL GUZANSKY
Why the sight of a beetle drowning in spilled oil should sadden and worry us all.
By LIAT COLLINS
Environmentalists say that searching for fossil fuels, such as the recently nixed oil-shale drilling project in the Elah Valley area, belongs to the past.
A look at the Norwegian Oil Fund, one of the world’s largest Sovereign Wealth Funds, might prove instructive for Israel.
By JEROME VITENBERG
The world is in the grip of an economic crisis. Governments everywhere are increasing taxes and cutting social programs.
By JERUSALEM POST READERS
In recent years Norway’s government has incited against Israel probably more than any other Western European government.
By MANFRED GERSTENFELD
Unlike the situation with Better Place, economic laws of supply and demand work in favor of Israel’s energy solution.
By CAROLINE B. GLICK