Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIII

No 33

16-Aug-2010

ISRAEL

Israel Approves Noble Energy Plan For Tamar Gas Field Development

Houston-based Noble Energy on 10 August announced that it had received approval from the Israeli government to proceed with the Tamar South option to develop the offshore Tamar gas field, where reserves are estimated at 8 tcf (238 bcm). The Tamar South development option will utilize Israels existing offshore gas receiving terminal located at Ashdod. The plan calls for...