Photo Credit: Nati Shohat / Flash 90
View of a natural gas drilling rig in the Mediterranean Sea. (illustrative only)

Jordanian protesters marched in Amman this past Friday (Sept. 30), carrying banners and shouting slogans against the Jordanian government and Israel.

The demonstration was held to protest against the new Jordan-Israel gas deal in which the Leviathan natural gas consortium signed a $10 billion, 15-year gas deal with Amman.

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A senior official at the Jordan National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) told the Jordan Times that the deal will save them $600 million annually.

The consortium, comprised of the Texas-based Noble Energy firm and Israel’s Delek group, signed the contract on September 26 to supply the Jordan Electric Power Company with approximately 45 billion cubic meterse of natural gas, beginning in 2019.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.

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  1. i see someone upped the stupid pill dosage in their water supply again . i keep telling people that natural gas field is why the entire middle east is so hot to get rid of us .its THE largest natural gas reserve in the WORLD .shoot half of americas natural gas supply comes from here smh

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