US major Chevron (39.66%op) has told its Israeli partners Delek Drilling (45.34%) and Ratio (15%) at the 22.7tcf Leviathan gas field offshore Israel that an additional, fifth, production well will need to be drilled at “the beginning of 2022.”

Chevron views the current four wells as insufficient to comfortably maintain output at Leviathan’s nominal 1.2bn cfd Phase 1A capacity. (CONTINUED - 1676 WORDS)