Data Packages

The data package prepared for the participants in this bid contains comprehensive information on the Levant Basin’s geology including highlights of the Petroleum System and Basin Analysis study performed by Beicip FranLab in 2015.  Other data types are regional 2D seismic and well data, bathymetric, gravity and magnetic grids and selected regional report.  For more detailed information on the content of the package see below.
Purchasing the data package is a pre-condition for the participation in the bid round.  

In order to receive the data package, one has to transfer the Fee of US$ 50,000.00 to the bank account of the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources via the correspondent bank, according to the details below. The Fee deposited in the Ministry's bank account should be equal to 50,000 US$, with all other taxes and handling expenses payed by the buyer (Details of charges on the transfer order should be: OUR).

To receive instructions on how to access and download the data package, please forward a relevant statement or confirmation of the transfer and a signed Confidentiality Undertaking attached below to: Once the transfer is complete, you will be contacted by a Ministry representative to receive and download the data files via the governmental "safe-mail" system.


Please remit wire USD funds to:

Correspondent Bank: 

Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York

Swift code: FRNYUS33

ABA/FW: 0210-0120-8

Acc: 021084393 ISRAEA


Final Beneficiary Bank:

Bank of Israel, Jerusalem

Swift code: ISRAILIJ


Beneficiary IBAN: IL700990011317120084582

Held in Bank of Israel's books


For the Confidentiality Undertaking in MS Word format please click here. 

For more details please Contact Us.

A summary of the items included within the data package is shown below:
Data type Data content Format
Well data and reports 20 deep wells LAS, PDF
2D seismic surveys TGS 2001 survey (64 lines) SEGY
  TGS 2008 survey (19 lines) ​ SEGY
Bathymetry 1 ​grid and technical report ASCII
Gravity Survey line data, 2 g​rids and processing reports (TGS 2001 survey) ASCII, PDF
Magnetic Survey line data,​ 1 grid and processing report (TGS 2001 survey) ASCII, PDF
Reports Highlights of Basin Analysis of the Levantine Basin Offshore - extracted from the BeiCip FranLab Final Report (2015) PDF
  The Levant Basin Offshore Israel: Stratigraphy, Structure, Tectonic Evolution and Implications for Hydrocarbon Exploration. Revised Addition – Gardosh et al., (2008) PDF


The data package contains information and data from 20 wells that were drilled offshore Israel between the 1970 and 2013 (See list of wells and location map below).  The package includes wireline log data in LAS format, composite logs, End of Well reports and for some wells, also additional technical reports and information.  Most of the wells are located in the eastern part of the offshore area outside of the bid area, however, many of these penetrated the Mesozoic section and therefore provide insight on the early evolution of the Levant Basin.  

No. Offshore Israel wells Spud Date TD (m) WD (m)
1 ANDROMEDA EAST 01 05/01/2001 2205.00 -999.50
2 APHRODITE 02 02/11/2012 5670.00 -1707.00
3 ASHER YAM 01 09/10/2000 2020.00 -148
4 BRAVO 01 15/01/1970 4096.00 -73.57
5 DELTA 01 & 01A 07/04/1970 4423.00 -130.00
6 FOXTROT 01 29/09/1970 2153.00 -43.00
7 GAD 01 25/09/2005 2550.00 -100.00
8 HANNAH 01 20/05/2003 4304.00 -879.30
9 MYRA 01 27/06/2012 5388.00 -1468.00
10 NIR 01 13/06/2000 2475.00 -118.40
11 OR 01 06/10/1999 2020.00 -697.40
12 OR SOUTH 01/01A/01B 09/11/1999 2090.00 -723.00
13 QISHON  YAM 01 18/08/2002 1800.00 -102.00
14 SARA 01 20/09/2012 4065.00 -1335.90
15 YAM 01 (+SIDETRACK) 11/02/1989 3368.00 -93.50
16 YAM 02 06/10/1989 5377.00 -93.50
17 YAM 03 05/12/2012 5700.00 -91.00
18 YAM WEST 01 15/11/1994 5250.00 -660.00
19 YAM WEST 02/02A 04/08/1999 3210.00 -766.00
20 YAM YAFO 01 24/01/1994 5787.00 -159.00

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2D Seismic data

The offshore area of Israel is covered by numerous 2D seismic lines that were acquired between the 1970 and 2008 (See coverage map in Data and Maps).  The data package for the first bid round contains regional, high-quality 2D seismic data sets that were acquired by TGS-NOPEC in 2001 and in 2008.  These two surveys that are processed in time domain cover the entire bid area.  The package comprises of time migrated stacked lines in SGY files.  X/Y coordinates are edited within the trace headers and the lines are ready to be loaded into any standard interpretation station.  Raw, field tapes can be purchased for additional cost.


Gravity & Magnetic Data

A regional set of gravity and magnetic measurements was acquired during the seismic acquisition of TGS-NOPEC in 2001. This data set that covers almost all of the bid area and is provided in the data package.​​​


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