leviathan oil field

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Don’t drink (gas-infused) Kool-Aid, it's as brilliant as stock-piling ammonium nitrate in Beirut.

Leviathan gas rig continues operations despite Turboexpander suspension

Earlier on Sunday, the Energy Ministry said in a statement that the security torch at the rig had been lit as a precautionary measure, to prevent air pollution.

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.

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 platform test delayed, set to commence Tuesday

"The Ministry of Environmental Protection has reviewed the company's plans for the trial period," said the ministry in a statement.


Noble Energy fighting order to freeze Leviathan gas field

The order also prevents the third stage of Leviathan's operations from beginning, in which a poisonous amount of emissions would be emitted within a period of eight hours, according to the lawsuit.

More than 100 scientists protest Energy Ministry: Drop gas, go solar

The letter came in response to declarations by the energy minister earlier this month that Israel will move into a coal-free era of power production by the end of 2025.

Leviathan gas platform construction enters final stages

"In addition to further capacity, Leviathan provides Israel with a second platform, a second entry point of natural gas and a second reservoir. It offers real security of supply for Israel."


Twelve licenses approved for gas, oil exploration off Israel's coast

"This is another milestone for the discovery and development of additional natural resources in the economic waters of the State of Israel," said Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz.

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