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Israel renews gas exploration, expects export deal to Europe

The Hindu | 30/05/2022 05:16 PM | Click to read full article

Israel is renewing offshore natural gas exploration and hopes to reach an agreement soon for exporting gas to Europe, Israel's Energy Minister said on May 30.

Energy Minister Karine Elharrar had said exploration for new gas fields would be put on hold to focus on meeting renewable energy targets but due to the war in Ukraine, Europe is now looking for a quick replacement of supply from Russia.