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
The visit included bilateral meetings, including with Egyptian Energy Minister, Tarik El-Molla, and participation in the first Regional Natural Gas Forum.
The 2nd Offshore bid round PR Brochure
The Energy Ministry granted an oil & gas exploration license in Israel’s economic waters to an Indian consortium including the companies IOL, IOCL, BPRL, ONGC.