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The topsides are 102 meters long, 80 meters wide and will stand 47 meters above sea level. The platform flare boom, permitting the safe burning of gas, will stretch to 130 meters above sea level.
Cyprus, a member of the EU, says it has exclusive economic rights in the waters and Turkey's actions violate its sovereignty.
Under the deal, Egypt will pay the fine over eight and a half years to the state-owned Israel Electric Corporation.
Leviathan partners hope to have gas start flowing by the end of 2019
By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN
The discussion will take place after PM Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Sunday Jordan has canceled its decision to import gas from Israel.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
PM confronts High Court to defend natural gas policy in unprecedented personal appearance.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Egypt has also signed a letter stating its intent to sign an agreement to receive natural gas from Leviathan, but has not yet followed through with those plans.
The organization notes that delaying development of the Leviathan reservoir will lead to a slowdown in development of the smaller gas fields and deter continued exploration.
By AMIR FOSTER
No PM has ever appeared before the High Court to defend one of his policies, because that would have delayed and encumbered the process, legal expert says.
Zionist Union, Meretz stage last stand against comprehensive deal aimed at settling disagreements between gas developers and the government.
Following the reports, the Jordanian BDS movement relaunched its social media campaign against gas imports from Israel that was first launched in September 2014.
Noble Israel says gas could start flowing by end of 2019.
Premier received portfolio when Shas leader Arye Deri gave it up' by law, the prime minister automatically receives abdicated portfolios for 90 days.
By Gil Stern Stern HOFFMAN
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