Minister of Energy, Karine Elharrar, today signed an MoU between Israel, Egypt and the EU for collaboration on trade, transportation and export of natural gas to EU countries – during her visit to Egypt for an EMGF (East Mediterranean Gas Forum) meeting
The natural gas platform ‘Karish FPSO’ arrived today (Sunday, June 5, 2022)
at its designated location in Israel's Exclusive Economic Zone, approx. 80 km
off the shores of Israel, having made its way for five weeks from the shipyards
Minister of Energy Karine Elharrar instructed Ministry personnel to prepare for the launch of the fourth offshore bid round for natural gas exploration licenses in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of the State of Israel, Elharrar said in a press conference she held this morning at the Ministry of Energy.
The public database includes data and materials from the subsurface, onshore and offshore Israel, displayed in a geographic Information System (GIS) .
Final approval granted for the transfer of interests in Tamar and Dalit from Delek Drilling to Abu Dhabi company Mubadala Petroleum
A joint Memorandum of Understanding was signed, to promote a joint examination of exporting additional amounts of natural gas in light of the global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
The Forum's Ministerial Meeting was hosted by Egypt to discuss deepening of regional cooperation in the field of natural gas energy and to launch a joint website.
The incoming Minister of Energy, MK Karine Elharrar: “I undertake to continue taking the Ministry forward to achievements in areas that influence the ability of our descendants to live and exist on Planet Earth for another two hundred years.” The outgoing Minister of Energy, Dr. Yuval Steinitz: “The energy economy I leave behind me is totally different to that which existed in Israel ten years ago.”
After more than a decade of negotiations, Energy Minister Dr. Yuval Steinitz has reached an agreement with his Cypriot counterpart, Minister Natasa Pilides, on resolving the dispute over the Aphrodite-Yishai natural gas reservoir that crosses the maritime territory of Israel and Cyprus.
Israel Natural Gas Lines Ltd. (INGL) today signed an addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with IGI Poseidon for the design of the EastMed pipeline connection to INGL's transmission system.