Initial investigations found that the incident was caused by an error in the gas detectors on the platform, causing the alert to be activated due to concerns of a leak. The alert was a false alarm.
A pipeline only serves interests of the gas tycoons and not the taxpayers or the environmentally minded residents of the region.
While Israel, Greece, Cyprus and Italy are discussing the construction of a gas pipeline from Israel to Europe, the new organization positions Egypt as a regional energy hub.
The Ministry of Environmental Protection has given the go ahead for operations to proceed after emissions from the platform were lower than forecast.
'The gas pipeline that we are now going to promote, which Minister Yuval Steinitz has worked on for many years, will revolutionize Israel’s energy picture'
The experimental pumping will continue for three months and will test the infrastructure prior to the flow of the actual commercial supply.
The ministry instructed Noble Energy to give the public two days notice ahead of the rescheduled start of operations.
"Every free man in Jordan must sacrifice himself and his children to blow up a gas line that passes through Jordanian territory."
Israel, Greece, Cyprus hold 5th trilateral summit.
Experts in the field believe that the occurrence of a strong earthquake is almost certain and that its impact on different regions of the country will be enormous.