Leviathan

The Leviathan gas platform, 10km. offshore Israel
Offshore Leviathan gas platform commences full operations

The Leviathan reservoir is one of the largest natural-gas fields discovered worldwide in the last decade

06/01/2020
Israel enters pipeline agreement with Greek, Cyprus leaders

Netanyahu invites other countries to join ‘alliance in the Eastern Mediterranean’ for economic benefit and stability

The Leviathan gas platform, 10km. offshore Israel
Leviathan receives approval to complete start up operations next week

The Ministry of Environmental Protection has given the go ahead for operations to proceed after emissions from the platform were lower than forecast.

03/01/2020
Jordanians protest against a government agreement to import natural gas from Israel, Sept. 30, 2016
Experimental supply of Israeli natural gas reaches Jordan

The experimental pumping will continue for three months and will test the infrastructure prior to the flow of the actual commercial supply.

02/01/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a cabinet meeting, December 2019.
A Netanyahu split-screen moment - analysis

It is a historic day – a day that will have a huge impact on Israel’s strategic position in the region, on its economy and on its environment.

31/12/2019
Bini Zomer at the beach opposite Leviathan on December 31
Leviathan gas platform’s final test ends successfully

“As we expected, there was no change in routine benzene concentrations,” the ministry said in a statement.

Leviathan gas field receives final approval hours before operation begins

The ministry stated that Noble Energy, the operator of the Leviathan gas platform, has held up to all required conditions.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
31/12/2019
Electrical equipment of Israel-Jordan gas line torched

Jordanian citizens and politicians have expressed protest to the planned transfer of gas between the two nations.

29/12/2019
Postponed Leviathan gas platform test rescheduled for Tuesday

After numerous delays, the final, heavily-contested Leviathan gas platform test is set to take place on Tuesday

28/12/2019
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