Development of Israel’s 22tcf Leviathan gas field moved a step closer to reality this week as the country’s Antitrust Commissioner David Gilo tendered his resignation.

In December last year, Mr Gilo ruled that US-firm Noble and its partner offshore Israel, the Tel-Aviv based Delek Group, would need to sell off their stakes in either Leviathan or Israel’s other giant gas field, 10tcf Tamar, which they also operate. (CONTINUED - 842 WORDS)