No 1

7 January 2002


Knesset Approves Natural Gas Bill

Israels Knesset on 12 Decemberapproved the long-delayed Natural Gas Bill, which lays down the legal frameworkfor the operation of the countrys planned natural gas transmission anddistribution network (MEES, 5 November, 2001). The legislation provides forthe Israel Gas Corporation (IGC) to have the right to market directly thelarger of either a third of the capacity of the network or the total amountsupplied minus the amount of...