US major ExxonMobil is considering farming-in to Israel’s largest to-date gas discovery, the 22tcf Leviathan field, according to Bloomberg. The firm is considering building a floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) plant as part of the field’s further development.

The field, operated by fellow US firm Noble Energy is due for start-up in Q4 this year (MEES, 5 April). Australian LNG experts Woodside pulled out of a 2015 deal to take a 25% stake in the field with FLNG very much...