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The Eastern Mediterranean's New Great Game Over Natural Gas

Feb 22, 2018 | 09:30 GMT
Liquefied natural gas flows through an underwater pipeline to Israeli power plants.

A regasification ship, anchored off the coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea, facilitates the flow of natural gas to Israeli power plants in 2015.

(MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images)

For the energy industry today, few other places present such a complicated chessboard. The eastern Mediterranean has elicited more and more interest from major international oil companies, particularly in the wake of a series of discoveries crowned by the giant Zohr natural gas field off Egypt in 2015. Thanks to...

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