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Jordan pipeline for Israeli gas set for completion by end of 2019

A pipeline to transport $10 billion worth of natural gas over 15 years from Israel’s Leviathan field into Jordan will be completed by the end of 2019, according to the company buying the fuel.

A U.S. shale gas cargo is heading to Israel for the first time

Israel is about to receive a cargo of U.S. liquefied natural gas, the first to arrive in the Middle Eastern nation from America’s shores since exports began in 2016.

Energean receives Class approval for FPSO design for Karish-Tanin

Energean Oil & Gas announced that it has received Class approval from DNV-GL, the global quality assurance body, for the Basic Design of the new-build Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) that will be deployed at its deepwater Karish-Tanin development, offshore Israel.

Energean takes FID on Karish and Tanin gas project, offshore Israel

Energean Oil & Gas PLC has announced that its board of directors has approved the Final Investment Decision (FID) to proceed with the $1.6-billion Karish & Tanin Development Project, offshore Israel.

Shell mulls 15-year deal for Israeli, Cypriot gas, partner says

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is weighing a 15-year contract to buy natural gas for its liquefied natural gas plant in Egypt from offshore fields in Cyprus and Israel.

Greece's Energean raises $1.27 billion for Israeli gas fields

Energean O&G signed a financing agreement with Morgan Stanley for $1.27 billion to finance development of two natural gas fields off the coast of Israel.

Egypt resolving dispute, holding up $15-billion Israel gas deal

Egypt said it was settling financial disputes with an Israeli electricity company and a key pipeline operator to turn a $15-billion deal to import gas from the Jewish state into reality.

Schlumberger wins engineering, supply contract for Noble Energy's Leviathan platform

Schlumberger today announced the award by Noble Energy of an engineering and supply contract for a 2,000-ton single-lift process module to be installed on the Leviathan platform in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Egypt's potential gas surplus could feed global LNG glut

Egypt faces a possible over-abundance of natural gas after two Israeli companies proposed a $15 billion supply deal.

Noble Energy announces execution of gas sales agreements for export of gas to Egypt

Noble Energy, Inc., has announced that it has signed agreements to sell significant quantities of natural gas from Leviathan and Tamar fields to Dolphinus Holdings Limited to supply gas in Egypt.

Noble, Delek sign $15-billion deal to export Israel gas to Egypt

Noble Energy Inc. and Delek Drilling-LP, the lead partners in Israel’s largest gas fields, said they signed a $15 billion agreement to export gas to Egypt’s Dolphinus Holdings.

Zion Oil & Gas encounters oil onshore Israel

Zion Oil & Gas, Inc., announces that during the current open hole wireline logging and subsequent reaming (cleaning the well bore) operations, Zion encountered free-flowing hydrocarbons while circulating drilling mud.

Fraying Israel-Turkey ties threaten planned natural gas venture

A U.S.-backed initiative to build an undersea natural gas pipeline between Israel and Turkey looks increasingly troubled as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan escalates his public denunciations of the Jewish state.

Noble Energy announces partial divestment of Israel's Tamar field

Noble Energy, Inc., has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to divest a 7.5% working interest in the Tamar field, offshore Israel, to Tamar Petroleum Ltd. for cash proceeds of approximately $560 million and 38.5 million shares of Tamar Petroleum.

Energean appoints Stena drillship for development drilling at Israel's Karish field

Energean Oil & Gas is pleased to announce that Energean Israel has signed a contract with Stena Drilling for the development drilling of Karish field, offshore Israel.

Regional Report: Eastern Mediterranean

Emily Querubin, World Oil

Eastern Mediterranean region are beginning to increase E&P activity and were able to bring several key projects on stream in 2017.

Energean said to seek $1.2-billion loan for Israeli gas

Energean Oil & Gas SA is trying to raise about $1.2 billion of loans to develop two natural gas fields off the coast of Israel, according to people familiar with the matter.

Energean awarded five exploration licences, offshore Israel

Energean Oil & Gas has announced that Energean Israel has been awarded five offshore exploration licenses within the Israeli Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) by the Israeli Petroleum Commissioner following a recommendation by the Petroleum Council.

Energean signs further gas sales contracts, moves closer to FID for Karish and Tanin fields

Energean Oil & Gas has announced that Energean Israel has signed further Gas Sales and Purchase Agreements (GSPAs) for natural gas supply from Karish and Tanin fields, offshore Israel.

Energean signs additional sales, purchase agreements for gas supply from Karish and Tanin fields

Energean Oil & Gas has announced that Energean Israel has signed three new Gas Sales and Purchase Agreements (GSPAs) with Dorad Energy Ltd., and with Ramat Negev Energy Ltd. and Ashdod Energy Ltd., both subsidiaries of the Edeltech Group, for natural gas supply from Karish and Tanin fields, offshore Israel.