• Fri. Sep 30th, 2022

Now the Leviathan field produces natural gas

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-For the first time since the country’s establishment, Israel is now a power plant capable of supplying itself with all energy needs and thus achieving energy independence. At the same time, we are exporting natural gas to Israel’s neighbors [Egypt and Jordan], thus strengthening Israel’s position in the region, “Yossi Abu, CEO of Delek Drilling, told the Times of Israel.

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The picture shows the control room in the Leviathan field (Photo: Noble Energy)

The Leviathan field is located 125 kilometers west of Haifa and contains large amounts of natural gas and the participating companies estimate that there is also half a million barrels of oil.

The gas from Leviathan will replace imported, expensive and polluting coal in the production of electricity.

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