Cheap, clean energy || After four years in the works, natural gas makes its way to Israeli shores
Energy Ministry announces gas to arrive in Israel within 24 hours; new Energy Minister Silvan Shalom: This day heralds economic independence for the State of Israel.
The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources announced the start of natural-gas production from the Tamar deep-water field, although it will take the gas around 24 hours to reach the Ashdod onshore terminal. Production began at 4 P.M. Saturday from the wells, located approximately 90 kilometers off the coast of Haifa, in the Mediterranean Sea.
The gas is conducted around 150 kilometers, via an...
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