Tagged With Israel
Capricorn and New Med to merge
30 September 2022
The deal between the two independents leaves London-listed Tullow Oil without a dance partner
Eni and TotalEnergies strike more gas in Cyprus
23 August 2022
The European producers celebrate further success in Block 6 but the East Med export conundrum remains unsolved
East Med aims to reap renewed gas appetite dividend
29 April 2022
Europe’s new urgency to diversify from Russian supply should offer opportunities, according to regional producer Energean
Delek boosts Israeli gas exports
18 March 2021
Leviathan startup, combined with flows to Egypt and Jordan, shows a material bottom-line impact
Licensing round March update
1 March 2021
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Delek targets London listing
8 January 2021
The company is looking to establish a newco on the LSE, while also divesting its Tamar stake
Cause for quiet optimism in the East Med
22 December 2020
Political stability and multilateral collaboration are essential to fulfilling the region’s economic potential
Chevron wades into Israeli gas price dispute
2 November 2020
The major has ruffled Israeli feathers less than a month into its ownership of a key asset
Lebanon targets gas and aid
26 October 2020
The crisis-hit nation dreams of better diplomatic relations to help boost its crippled economy and unlock a gas bonanza. But dreams they may remain
Pharos’ main man goes back to the East Med future
7 August 2020
The independent’s CEO was making oil discoveries in the Gulf of Sinai in the 1970s. Now he is back in the region
Global announcements and developments July
16 July 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Israel may see Turkish rapprochement logic
26 May 2020
A break with its erstwhile East Med allies is unlikely, but a Turkish solution to Israel’s gas export conundrum could appeal
Licensing rounds announcements and developments
29 March 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licenses
East Med juggles win/losses and win/wins
2 January 2020
Rivalry continues to impact energy projects across the region. But collaboration will be essential to achieve economic potential
Aphrodite feels the love
12 November 2019
Cypriot energy minister Georgios Lakkotrypis issues the country’s first exploitation licence to the Aphrodite consortium to export gas to Egypt
Lebanon’s gas hopes threatened by corruption
28 October 2019
Energy sector legislation may not prevent corruption marring any future gas discoveries, a new book says
Energean adapts for survival
17 October 2019
Independent oil and gas firms have no choice but to respond to environmental pressures, says the firm’s CEO
Egypt-Israel gas deal expands in scope
10 October 2019
Gas-rich Egypt may need regional supply to meet growing domestic demand and export aspirations in the medium-to-long-term
Lebanon to struggle to replicate Israeli success
3 September 2019
Israel's clustering approach resulted in the majority of blocks being awarded but the neighbouring Lebanese auction faces tougher challenges
Leviathan partners weigh FLNG option
7 August 2019
LNG exports pose attractive proposition for Israel, restricted by limited pipeline export outlets
Egypt looks to LNG quick fix
29 April 2019
Off-take agreements complicate Egyptian option
Cyprus ponders gas monetisation options
29 April 2019
New natural gas discoveries offshore Cyprus have revived the possibility of the island hosting an LNG plant
Egypt's gas paradox
28 February 2019
Importing gas may seem counterintuitive, but a deal to do just that is part of the country's gas renaissance
Lebanon's energy sector relieved at government formation
8 February 2019
With a new cabinet in place, offshore operators will feel more comfortable and a new bid round can proceed
Hopes run high for the East Med
31 January 2019
Possible major new discoveries, along with rising production and simmering regional geopolitics, make 2019 a year of reckoning
Middle East flashpoints on the horizon
28 January 2019
Opportunities for resolving some conflicts in 2019 look more positive than before, but the region's fundamental crises remain entrenched
Energean takes a new approach at Karish
17 January 2019
The East Mediterranean producer goes for a novel and nimble concept at Karish
Israel mulls future gas strategy
4 January 2019
Supply and demand scenarios underpin recommendations on the fate of as-yet-undiscovered gasfields
East Med rides the waves
13 December 2018
Egypt, Israel and Cyprus all saw progress in their ambitions to develop the prodigious East Med basin in 2018
Interview: Opportunity knocks in the East Med
30 November 2018
Rony Halman, chairman of Israel Opportunity Energy Resources, explains why the region could be on the verge of something big—but some points of contention remain
Israel plans to be powered by natural gas
30 November 2018
Israel has set targets for greater use of gas in power generation and transport over the coming decade
Israel-Egypt gas export deal shapes up
5 October 2018
Practical steps have been taken that could eventually enable gas from Israel’s offshore to be piped to Egypt
Israel faces upstream reform challenge
11 September 2018
A government committee has failed to tackle the root causes of a slump in upstream expansion, argues energy analyst Gina Cohen
Interview: Energean's Mathios Rigas targets East Med success
19 July 2018
Energean’s boss reveals the secrets of his small company’s achievements in the Eastern Mediterranean
The Zohr effect
15 March 2018
Hopes are high of fresh finds in the area
Troubled waters ahead in Israel-Lebanon border dispute
8 March 2018
A maritime border dispute between Israel and Lebanon, and a plan by IOCs to start drilling close to the contested area, are contributing to regional tensions
Diverse East Mediterranean outlook
6 February 2018
Egypt will enjoy a gas boom, while Cyprus and Israel struggle to find export markets
East Mediterranean—a mixed bag
12 December 2017
While Egypt's gas output is set to soar, Cypriot and Israeli exports are being curtailed by regional politics and low prices. It's a mixed outlook for East Mediterranean gas
Israel's offshore in search of regulatory shake-up
5 December 2017
The country's latest licensing round failed to lure IOCs to its upstream
Door still open for East Med-Egypt gas
24 November 2017
Despite the country's natural gas sector booming, it could eventually need to import the fuel again
Israel: More gas customers, please
12 September 2017
The country has invoked new emergency regulations as offshore pipeline repairs reduce domestic supply—but is it a sensible move?
Egypt lays gas-hub foundations
10 August 2017
President Sisi has signed into law new gas-sector regulations expanding the role of the private sector
Israel's role in Turkey's gas hub
1 August 2017
Turkey needs more gas and wants to diversify the sources. LNG and a pipeline from Israel are the answer
The Mideast's gas paradox
3 April 2017
It is home to the world's biggest exporter—and also some of its fastest-growing consumers. Yet intra-regional trade remains thin
Lebanon's muted celebrations
17 March 2017
IOCs' wariness takes the shine off Lebanon's first licensing round
Israeli gas plans move tentatively ahead
27 February 2017
Geopolitics could harm Leviathan export prospects just as the signs are looking good
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