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Leviathan Gas Field
Egypt to pay $500 million fine for breaking gas deal with Israel
June 19, 2019
A settlement deal reached between Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry and the Israel Electric Corporation reduces an original $1.7 billion fine.
February 25, 2019
Blue and White’s economics are deep red
The highest-ranked female candidate on the Blue and White Party list, veteran news anchor Miki Haimovich, discussed how she thought Israel should develop its natural-gas resources: Leave it in the sea, she said.
Netanyahu and Israeli energy minister dedicate arrival of foundation for Leviathan gas platform
January 31, 2019
“A gas pipeline will run from here and will link us to the gas economy of Europe. It will reach our Arab neighbors,” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Pipeline or pipe dream? How Israel has revved up access to natural gas
November 30, 2018
The East-Med project has been described as potentially the longest and deepest underwater pipeline in the world. And it could be a windfall for Israel, providing the backing comes through.
Jonathan S. Tobin
November 26, 2018
BDS is a bust in the Middle East, but it’s alive in America
The campaign to isolate Israel and its international endeavors has been an epic failure, but efforts to isolate pro-Israel U.S. Jews and to mainstream anti-Semitism continue.
Progress on Israeli oil field halted as State Comptroller studies security needs, environmental concerns
August 12, 2018
Opponents argue that a processing plant so close to Israeli soil could pose a threat to public health and the environment.
$15 billion of Israeli natural gas to be sold to Egypt in landmark deal
February 19, 2018
“I welcome the historic agreement that was announced on the export of Israeli gas to Egypt. This will put billions into the state treasury to benefit the education, health and social welfare of Israel’s citizens,” said Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Pipeline puzzle: Who will consume Israel’s natural gas?
December 22, 2017
By 2019, Israel’s large Leviathan natural-gas field is expected to transform a once resource-poor developing economy into major energy exporter.