Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 27

4-Jul-2011

israel

Noble Starts Third Leviathan Well, Noa North Field To Be Developed

Houston-based Noble Energy has started drilling the Leviathan-3 appraisal well offshore Israel. Noble discovered the 16 tcf (453 bcm) Leviathan gas field last December (MEES, 27 December 2010, 6 December 2010). The company suspended work on the Leviathan-2 appraisal well in May, saying the wellbore had proved unsuitable for drilling (MEES, 23 May). Israels Ministry...