30.12.2010 23.Tevet, 5771
Massive offshore reserve holds $45b in natural gas
Noble Energy: Israel has potential to be gas-exporting nation; Landau: Greatest earnings to be felt by citizens of Israel; GDP increases 4.5%.
An offshore natural gas reserve contains some 16 trillion cubic feet of gas worth an estimated $45 billion, an energy corporation which owns a share of the project said on Wednesday.
Noble Energy Inc., which owns 39.66% of the prospect, said the massive store of natural gas in the “Leviathan” reserve – the largest of its kind discovered in the world in the last decade – “has the potential to position Israel as a naturalgas- exporting nation.”….