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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.
Decades after saying that it has no natural resources, Israel is now emerging as a regional gas power, in the enviable position of having to decide what exactly to do with its natural gas.
By HERB KEINON
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
Energy and environment reporter Sharon Udasin discusses the new gas find, Daniel.
Discovery of potential gas field in Mediterranean represents exploration opportunities.
By SHARON UDASIN
On January 8, the ISIS branch in Egypt, Sinai Province, attacked the El-Arish pipeline to Jordan, blowing up the pipeline which carries gas from Egypt to the Hashemite Kingdom.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
MKs are angry that PM Benjamin Netanyahu activated the gas deal by invoking Aricle 52, a controversial legal clause.
Aiming to convey 5 billion cubic meters of gas from Israel to Egypt, the deal calls for employing the now defunct East Mediterranean Gas company pipeline.
The previous commissioner, David Gilo, threw a wrench in the gas regulation scheme, saying it was giving too much market power to gas companies Noble and Delek.
By NIV ELIS
Only time – and the determination of the High Court – will tell how the future of Israel's turbulent gas sector will continue to unfold.
Herzog pledges to bring matter to High Court of Justice.
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