natural gas

Egypt and UAE push to be 'pillars of stability' in Middle East

Cairo calls for end to “dismantling states” in the region at the UN and signs on to the EastMed gas agreement.

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Trump tries to renew Israeli-Lebanese talks on Mediterranean gas fields

Israel and Lebanon have a dispute over an 860 sq. km. area in the eastern Mediterranean Sea that includes several blocs rich in natural gas off the coasts of both countries.

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Lebanon on edge as Israel considers natural gas near disputed waters

Lebanese MP Kassem Hachem called the decision to begin explorations in Block 72 "piracy" and a "declaration of war."

29/06/2020
The natural gas that Israel is leaving in the ground

DIPLOMATIC AFFAIRS: Cyprus’s president had planned to come to Israel next week. While the trip is off for now, the countries remain at a stalemate over the development of the Aphrodite-Yishai field.

What does Russia want with Lebanon’s gas fields?

Despite the modest signs for actual gas finds, Russia’s involvement in the Lebanese energy market spans much wider interests than natural gas – some of which directly concern Israel.

By ELAI RETTIG/SEMION POLINOV/SHAUL CHOREVL
07/06/2020
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.

A photo taken overnight by a resident opposite the offshore Leviathan natural gas platform
Gas production renewed at offshore Leviathan platform

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.

Jordan's constitutional court rules gas deal with Israel can't be ended

The decision was made in response to a question by the Jordanian government concerning a parliamentary proposal to cancel the natural gas deal with the Jewish state.

13/05/2020
The Leviathan natural gas field
Fault identified at offshore Leviathan gas platform

The Energy Ministry said on Saturday night that all natural gas will be gradually emptied from the offshore platform.

14/03/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on in front of the Leviathan gas platform
Gas to Egypt is great, but unlikely alone to thaw 'cold peace' - analysis

The gas deal adds a very significant economic component to the Israel-Egypt relationship.

15/01/2020
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