Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 28

16-July-2007

ISRAEL/PALESTINE

BG Makes Its Case After Israeli Firms Legal Petition To Block Gaza Gas Deal

BG on 9 July lodged its formal rebuttal of a legal petition lodged in the Israeli Supreme Court by Israeli oil and gas firms seeking an injunction to prevent the government agreeing to buy gas from Gaza offshore reserves discovered by BG and its partners (MEES, 2 July, Page 1). MEES learns that BG has asked the court not to grant an interim order as it...