TEL AVIV Aug 21 The Israeli partners in the
Tamar offshore natural gas field said on Wednesday two nearby
reservoirs contain about 0.7 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of
The companies cited the best estimate for unrisked gross
prospective gas resources provided by Texas-based consultants
Netherland, Sewell & Associates.
They said they have not yet made a decision as to whether
they will develop the reservoirs in the Tamar Southwest
Texas-based Noble Energy owns 36 percent of Tamar,
while Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration
, both subsidiaries of Delek Group, hold
15.625 percent each.
Isramco Negev holds 28.75 percent and Dor 4
Two of the world's largest offshore fields from the past
decade were found in Israeli waters. The first of the fields -
Tamar, with an estimated 10 tcf of gas - came online in late