Noble Bullish On Leviathan Plans

US independent Noble is confident it can begin production from Israel’s 19tcf Leviathan field by end-2017, whether or not Australia’s Woodside comes on board.

Houston-based Noble operates almost all of Israel’s gas production – some 1.2bn cfd, all offshore. It is also the key holder of undeveloped discoveries, both offshore Israel and in neighboring Cypriot waters.

Although the bulk of the company’s...