Protocols Reveal: Israel Committee Ruled to Export More Gas Than Firms Requested

The committee issued its final recommendations 10 months ago, calling on the government to permit the export of 53% of the natural gas discovered off Israel’s shores; Meeting protocols span more than 2,000 pages, and cover 17 meetings that took place over nine months.

The committee tasked with drafting a national policy on Israel’s newly discovered natural gas reserves decided to allow the gas producers to export even...