Development of Israel’s largest offshore gas field, the aptly named 22 tcf Leviathan, received a boost this week after the field’s partners signed their second major provisional export deal in three months.

Jordan’s National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) will take a “base gross quantity” of 1.6 tcf of gas over 15 years. In June the partners signed another non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with BG to supply the UK firms LNG liquefaction plant in Idku in Egypt with 3.75 tcf of gas over 15 years (MEES, 4 July). (CONTINUED - 889 WORDS)