DowJones Newswire reports that Delek Drilling Partnership and Avner Oil Exploration announced Sunday that the Karish prospective offshore gas field may hold as much as 2 trillion cubic feet of natural gas.
A survey said the field may contain as much as 3.5 trillion cubic feet of gas.
Delek and Avner own 26.47% of the field, and Noble Energy owns 47.1% and it is located near their Leviathan gas field.
Gas discoveries was just recently a topic of discussion on The Yishai Fleisher Show on JewishPress.com radio.
About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.
If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.