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March 10, 2013 12:42 pm

Israel’s Natural Gas Reserves Soon to Reach Export Threshold

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Gas pipes.

Globes – Israel’s natural gas reserves are nearing 950 billion cubic meters (BCM), the threshold quantity for allowing exports under the Tzemach Committee recommendations. The figure is based on the revised estimate of gas at the Leviathan reservoir and an optimistic forecast for the expected discovery at the Karish prospect.

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  • jerry hersch
  • jerry hersch

    Border troubles or shades of the South China Sea

    http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/147560#.TpM8k5uQZJM

  • jerry hersch

    There are two customary ways to draw an international border extending into the sea.
    One is continuation along the degree of latitude or longitude..
    The other is to continue the inclination of the border when it reaches the sea. The Israel Lebanon border from the Rosh HaNikra checkpoint to the sea goes in a SOUTHwesterly direction..in other word away from the fields.
    To include the Leviathan Field in Israel’s offshore territory would go against both these conventions…for only by drawing the line in a NORTHwesterly direction could it be included.
    Other factors could be continuous economic use of the area-a history of fishing or seabed mining.

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