A joint statement issued on January 15, 2020 by the Israeli and Egyptian Energy Ministers about the beginning of the flow of natural gas from Leviathan and Tamar natural gas reservoirs to Egypt.
In preparation for commencing the flow of natural gas from the Leviathan reservoir on Monday, December 16, 2019 Minister of Energy Yuval Steinitz has signed the permits required to export natural gas from Israel to Egypt
On Monday 28.10.2019 the Minister of Energy, Dr. Yuval Steinitz granted 12 oil and natural gas exploration licenses within the framework of the second bidding round
On July 30 2019 The
Petroleum Council approved 12 new natural gas and oil exploration licenses in
Israel’s economic waters
marked the end of the 2nd competitive process in Israel for awarding oil and
gas exploration licenses in its exclusive economic zone.
2nd Offshore Bid Round submission dead line extended until July 15th
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Energy Minister Dr. Yuval Steinitz and Petroleum Commissioner at the Ministry of Energy Yossi Wurzburger, marked the arrival off the coast of Israel of the Leviathan rig jacket, in an official ceremony held at sea.
Secretary of Energy, Dan Brouillette, welcomed the growing energy cooperation
between Israel and Egypt, and announced the US continued support