02.25.2017 | 29 Shevat, 5777
Former senior PA official: 'Hamas is willing to go back to '67 borders'
Lebanese media claims Israel threw smoke bombs across the border fence
According to foreign reports: Israel's covert missions undergo a change
Hamas denies allegation that UNRWA employee was elected to Hamas leadership
New Zealand surprised Israel by sponsoring anti-settlement UN resolution
One Israeli killed and eight injured in car accident in Cuba
Israeli star Casspi cut from NBA's Pelicans after suffering injury
Compromises from Israel necessary for peace, but not on security, Pence says
Israel: Human Rights Watch is ‘propaganda' group, can’t have workers permit
UN: Israeli culture of impunity boosted by Hebron shooter's lenient sentence
Former PM slams A-G Mandelblit for 'not doing enough' in Netanyahu probe
It's official: Coldplay is coming to Israel
Movie Review: ‘Personal Affairs’
Indian restaurant Mau Pau in Tel Aviv packs a punch
Gershwin’s plenty of something
Yellow-and-blue has chance for 1st
CSKA sends Maccabi Tel Aviv to another Euroleague defeat
Beersheba knocked out of Europa League
Technion researchers’ ‘breakthrough’ discovery could lead to new antibiotic types
‘$3.75 billion investment in Israel's Leviathan gas reservoir a blow to BDS’
Ashdod woman dies after medic is mistakenly told it wasn’t an emergency
Brain catheterization treats rare tinnitus
Medical emergency in Israel: 101 or 1221?
Environmental Protection Ministry orders closure of ammonia facility
Israeli firm to build second sewage treatment plant in Ethiopia
Building frustration in the wild, wild east
Rihanna the rhino gives birth to first calf at Israeli zoo
Deepening ties Down Under
Column One: Toward a true US-Israel partnership
Letters to the editor: Readers react to sentencing of Elor Azaria
Rushing to conclusions
Iran plans to buy Kazakh uranium, seeks Russia help to make nuclear fuel
Attack on Syrian security forces in Homs kills 42
Egypt's Christians flee Sinai amid Islamic State killing spree
Palestinians throw shoes at Trump poster to mark Hebron street closure
Iran warns Arab states: Don't be enticed by Israeli attempts to win Arab allies
Iran sends delegation to Saudi for talks on rejoining haj
'Iran ready to give US slap in the face'
ISIS releases 'proof' it fired rockets on Israel
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
Why does a weakened ISIS see Trump presidency as a lifeline?
Refugee who took selfie with Merkel sues Facebook
Texas school teacher fired for 'kill some Jews' tweet
White Supremacist leader Spencer booted from conservative conference
Report: Attackers saw off Jewish man’s finger, beat his brother near Paris
French aliya climbs amid rise in antisemitism
Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life may be possible
‘Startups as far as the eye can see, all the way to the sea’
Mobileye outfits 4,500 NYC Uber & Lyft cars with anticollision tech
Tech Talk: Cyber criminals breach enterprises in 40 countries
Trump likes two-state solution, but says he will leave it up to Israelis, Palestinians
Trump wants to expand US nuclear arsenal, make it 'top of the pack'
Pence: Trump vowed to fight bigotry in all forms as he addressed antisemitism
Trump, the Jews and the political weaponization of antisemitism
Analysis: Clinton falls amid assault on establishment
Clinton concedes: 'We have still not shattered that highest and hardest glass ceiling'
Hillary Clinton and the glass ceiling: Cracked but intact
NY hassidic village loyal to Clinton despite Trump popularity among ultra-Orthodox
Trump reportedly picks friend of Jared Kushner to serve in administration
Trump calls UN 'sad,' days after Israeli settlements vote
Saddam Hussein's daughter touts Trump's 'political sensibility'
Dermer calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem
Israeli tourist arrested for climbing Brooklyn Bridge for a selfie
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Why Starbucks failed in Israel (and only in Israel)
Taxicab Diplomacy: Trump vs. Clinton
'Dancing with the Stars' celeb gives baby Hebrew name
Trump appears to invent Sweden terror incident
Disney drops top YouTube star over antisemitic videos
Dominican paper apologizes for Baldwin-Trump photo flub in Israel article
Warning: Weddings can be hazardous to your health
Race for respect
Port of Tel Aviv: More than a pretty picture
A taste of its own medicine?
Art that isn’t what
Books: The mystery of things
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Moshe Gershuni: Up in the sublime, down in the gutter
From Tehrangeles with love
‘We need to stop the silence’
Who decides when Iran has gone nuclear enough to attack?
Love thy French brother
Where Jerusalem creates
The art of leaving Jerusalem
Rapping in English
City Notes: Bloomberg fund grants $1 million to Beersheba
Exhibition: Hello Dolly
Always in the mood for a melody
מֵחוֹדֶש יָנוּאָר צָרִיך לְשַלֵם עַל שַׂקִיוֹת נַייְלוֹן
שִידוּרִים חַיִים מֵהַכְּנֶסֶת
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Pope suggests "better to be atheist than hypocritical Catholic"
John Quincy Adams: Supporting the Jewish homeland with the Bible in hand
Baptist leaders tour Israel
Dedicating a Grove to Avi Sasportas, a Victim of Hamas Terror
“My Angel in the Sky”
CFI Parliamentary Chairman Plants a Tree in Israel and Visits Gaza Border
O.L.E.I Helps Restore Burnt Neveh Shalom Forest on Tu Bishvat
J Street's 2017 National Conference
Politically correct Jewish actions strengthen anti-Semitic forces
How Samantha met Adrian
If it’s up to him, Trump’s presidency will be dominated by a domestic agenda crowned by a pharaonic construction drive.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Israel's defense minister asserts it is up to Turkey to decide if they want to work to fight terrorism.
By HERB KEINON
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 partners signed the financing agreement with a consortium of about 20 international and Israeli lenders, led by J.P. Morgan Limited and HSBC Pank Plc.
Greece's Energean Oil & Gas purchased the Israeli gas reservoirs Karish and Tanin from the Delek Group in a $148 million deal.
‘Atid’ to launch a home-based service to compete with the only other operator in the country.
After an initial appraisal stage, the $77 million well will be used to produce gas – which is slated to serve both the Israeli local market and potential export outlets.
Latest find and ongoing projects accelerating development in the entire region.
Environmental groups have often voiced their concerns that petroleum in the region was likely “tight oil,” which could require non-conventional drilling procedures such as hydraulic fracturing.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
Ministry says such steps are necessary, because low oil price worldwide is making natural gas a more expensive option, despite environmental advantages.
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN,SHARON UDASIN,NIV ELIS
The demise of the Chinese growth story is now the driving force behind the decline,
collapse and slump in the prices of oil, copper and everything else.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Afek Oil: Drilling is occurring without environmental damage, according to requirements.
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."
By NIV ELIS
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.
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.
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
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
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
"Geopolitics is changing in the Middle East and as oil prices come down, strategically it's not as important."
Amid operations to remove old pipelines, a maintenance ship rammed into one of the pipes and burst it open.
The Hatrurim license is estimated to hold seven million barrels of oil.
By GLOBES/HILLEL KOREN
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.
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
Ben-Gurion University students at the forefront of Israel’s oil exploration program.
By RUTH JUDAH
Iranian Interior Ministry denies claims.
An Egyptian investment bank, said Egypt is on the verge of devaluing its currency, the Egyptian pound.
By LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
After the rubber-stamping of the nuclear deal with world powers last year, Tehran has ordered an increase in oil output.
China relies on the Middle East for oil supplies, but tends to leave diplomacy there to other permanent members of the UN Security.
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."
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.
The attacks on the oil fields matter for international law, and the effects will be felt as soon as Israel’s next conflict.
By OWEN ALTERMAN
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.