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Energean Expects First Gas from Karish Offshore Field by Q3

Jan 18, 2022

London-listed oil and gas company Energean said Tuesday its Karish gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore Israel would come on stream by the third quarter of the year, with the Energean Power FPSO expected to sail away from Singapore during this quarter.Back in November, Energean said that the gas production start-up from the Karish gas field „remains on track“ for mid-2022. The company had said that the FPSO journey from Singapore to Israel would take around 35 days…

Nortrans' Offshore Vessel Nets 5-Year Charter Deal with Chevron in Israel

Jan 20, 2022

Offshore vessel operator Nortrans has scored a 5-year contract extension with Chevron in Israel for its Nor Naomi offshore vessel.Chevron Med. Ltd, is using the Nor Naomi DP2 IMR/ROV subsea vessel to support the Tamar and Leviathan gas field operations in Israel…

Eco Wave Power: First Floaters Arrive in Jaffa Port

Jan 05, 2022

The first set of floaters and supporting structures for Eco Wave Power’s grid-connected EWP-EDF One project have been delivered to the Jaffa Port project site in Israel, marking what EWP said was a key milestone in the development of the wave energy array…

Kanfa to Build New Oil Train for Energean Power FPSO

Dec 13, 2021

Oil and gas company Energean, working to develop the Karish gas field offshore Israel, has signed an EPC contract with process engineering business Kanfa for the supply of a second, 700-tonne oil train for the Energean Power FPSO, which is currently under construction in Singapore…

Hezbollah Warns Israel against Drilling in Disputed Waters

Oct 25, 2021

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Friday warned Israel against drilling for oil and gas in the disputed maritime border area between the two countries until the issue is resolved, and said the Iran-backed group would take action if it did so…

Lebanon-Israel Maritime Border Talks Need to Be Quick, U.S. Mediator Says

Oct 22, 2021

The U.S. mediator for indirect talks on border demarcation between Lebanon and Israel said on Thursday that the negotiations he was hoping to revive should be concluded in a short period if they were to succeed.Amos Hochstein, speaking to Al Hadath TV during a visit to Beirut…

Israel Looking to Boost Gas Exports to Egypt via New Onshore Pipeline

Oct 21, 2021

Israel is considering the construction of a new onshore pipeline to Egypt in order to quickly boost natural gas exports to its neighbour in the wake of the recent tightening of global supplies, the Israeli energy ministry said.The pipeline,…

Lebanon Can't Dictate Terms in Sea Border Talks, Israel's Energy Minister Says

Oct 05, 2021

Israel is ready to renew efforts to solve its dispute with Lebanon over the delineation of their territorial waters in the Mediterranean, but it will not accept that Beirut dictates the terms of the negotiation, its energy minister said on Tuesday…

Lebanon's Prime Minister Seeks Clarification over Halliburton's Offshore Drilling Deal in Israel

Sep 20, 2021

Lebanon's Prime Minister Najib Mikati has asked his foreign minister to seek clarification from the international community after Israel granted U.S. oilfield services group Halliburton an offshore drilling contract in the Mediterranean.Lebanon…

Energean Hires Halliburton for Offshore Drilling Services in Israel

Sep 15, 2021

Oilfield services firm Halliburton has secured an integrated services contract to execute a three to five well drilling and completions campaign for the Mediterannean Sea-focused oil and gas firm Energean.The U.S.-based oilfield services giant…

Israel Shipyards' Coating Services for Chevron's East Med Facilities

Jul 13, 2021

Oil and gas giant Chevron has through its Israeli subsidiary Noble Energy Mediterranean awarded Israel Shipyards a coating program contract for its offshore and onshore assets. Under the 16-month agreement, Israel Shipyards will provide coating repair services for these facilities…

Energean Charters Stena Drillship for Drilling Campaign Offshore Israel

Jun 28, 2021

Oil and gas company Energean has signed a drilling rig contract with Stena Drilling for the use of the Stena Icemax drillship for a drilling campaign offshore Israel that aims to double the company's reserve base.The 2022-2023 drilling program in the Mediterranean Sea…

Eco Wave Power’s Wave Energy Conversion Unit Arrives in Israel

Jun 14, 2021

Wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power said Monday that one of its wave energy conversion units had arrived on site at the Port of Jaffa, Israel.With preparations underway for the unit's installation the project is proceeding on schedule…

Limited Window of Opportunity: Israel Thinking of Rolling Back Gas Export Limits

Jun 03, 2021

Israel is considering rolling back export limits on natural gas, allowing energy companies to sell more abroad before demand wanes in the global market, according to a draft government report.Fewer restrictions could attract more energy groups to explore Israeli waters…

Israel Orders Chevron to Restart Output from Tamar Offshore Platform

May 21, 2021

Israel's energy ministry has instructed Chevron to restart operations at the offshore Tamar natural gas platform, nine days after it was shut due to unrest in the region, the company said.Production at the Tamar platform, located some 25 kilometers (15…

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