ISRAEL

Noble Suspends Israel Investment Amid Anti-Trust Stasis

Houston-based Noble Energy, by far the dominant operator in Israel’s nascent offshore gas boom, says it has suspended further investment, pending clarification of recent ruling by Israel’s antitrust authorities it would have to sell one of its key fields. If confirmed, Noble and its Israeli partner, the Delek Group, would be forced to sell their stakes in either the 22 tcf Leviathan or 10 tcf Tamar (see table, and...