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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 (15.5 miles) off the city of Ashdod along Israel's southern Mediterranean coast, was expected to reach full capacity within 36 hours of its restart, Chevron said in a statement on Friday…

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

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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…

Wood Chairman Franklin Joins Kosmos Energy Board

Jun 10, 2021

Offshore oil and gas exploration and production company Kosmos Energy has appointed Roy A. Franklin as a member of its Board of Directors, effective June 9, 2021. Franklin is a senior executive with more than 45 years in the energy industry…

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…

Chevron Closes Tamar Gas Field off Israeli Coast as Unrest Flares

May 13, 2021

Chevron has shut down the Tamar natural gas platform off the Israeli coast at the instruction of the country's energy ministry, the company said on Wednesday, following the wave of unrest in the region.The Israeli energy ministry said all of…

Eco Wave Power Set to Install Wave Energy Tech in Port of Jaffa as Sea Wall Works Near Completion

May 05, 2021

Swedish wave energy development company Eco Wave Power said Wednesday it was nearly done with the wall reinforcement works, meant to enable the installation of floaters on the sea wall of the Port of Jaffa, Israel.The works so far have included…

Lebanon Wants No Preconditions for Maritime Border Talks with Israel

May 05, 2021

Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Tuesday there should be no preconditions for talks with Israel over their Mediterranean border dispute, key to Lebanon's hopes to find gas reserves amid its worst economic crisis since its 1975-1990 civil war…

Lebanon, Israel Resume Talks on Maritime Border Dispute

May 04, 2021

Lebanon and Israel resumed U.S.-mediated talks on Tuesday over a dispute about their Mediterranean Sea border that has held up hydrocarbon exploration in the potentially gas-rich area, an official Lebanese source said.The longtime foes held…

Mubadala in Talks to Buy $1.1 Billion Stake in Israeli Gas Field

Apr 26, 2021

Delek Drilling said on Monday it has signed a non-binding deal to sell its stake in the east Mediterranean natural gas field Tamar to Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Petroleum for $1.1 billion.The deal, if finalized, would be among the most significant…

U.S. Ready to Facilitate Maritime Border Dispute Talks Between Israel and Lebanon

Apr 15, 2021

The United States stands ready to facilitate maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel that will have benefits for the crisis-hit Lebanese economy, a U.S. envoy said on Thursday.On a visit to Beirut, Under Secretary of State David Hale…

Lebanon Expands Claim in Maritime Area Dispute with Israel

Apr 12, 2021

A senior cabinet minister said on Monday he had signed a document expanding Lebanon's claims in a row with Israel over their maritime border that has held up hydrocarbon exploration in the potentially gas-rich area.The amendment would add around 1…

Report: Delek in Talks to Sell Stake in Tamar Offshore Gas Field for $1.1B

Apr 06, 2021

Israel’s Delek Drilling is in talks to sell its stake in the offshore natural gas field for up to $1.1 billion, financial news website Calcalist reported on Monday.Delek owns a 22% stake in Tamar, one of Israel’s main energy sources, which it…

Flare Structure Installed on Energean Power FPSO

Apr 06, 2021

Construction of the Energean Power FPSO, destined for Energean's Karish field off Israel, has recently reached what has been described as a 'major milestone' with the installation of the flare on the FPSO in a Singapore shipyard.Technip Energies…

Delek's Profit Boosted by North Sea Unit Ithaca Energy

Mar 31, 2021

Israel's Delek Group on Wednesday reported a record profit in the fourth quarter on strong revenue and a boost in the value of its North Sea unit Ithaca.Net profit rose to about 1.1 billion shekels ($330 million) for the October-December quarter…

Israel, Cyprus Working to Settle Offshore Gas Field Dispute

Mar 10, 2021

Israel and Cyprus have reached an understanding over gas reserves straddling their maritime border, the Cypriot energy minister said on Tuesday, in a key step towards resolving a nine-year impasse over offshore spoils.Development of the Aphrodite…

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