Noble Energy, an independent energy company engaged in worldwide oil and gas exploration and production, has informed its partners, Delek Group, that on June 23, 2012, development of Noa North field offshore Israel was completed and gas began to flow from it.
Development of the Noa field, located offshore Ashkelon is geared to allow for additional supplies of natural gas to the Israeli market, until the start of natural gas supplies from the Tamar project in early 2013.
The gas field is situated in approximately 2,556ft of water (779m).
Noble Energy and Delek Group recently linked Noa andPinnacles offshore natural gas fields to the Mari B production platform. The Subsea Umbilical, Riser and Flowline (SURF) work was carried out by Helix Subsea Construction.
Gas from the nearby Pinnacles field started flowing on June 12, but the operator was forced to temporarily suspend the production on June 14 “due to an indication of a gas composition which does not match the specification for flow.”
Offshore Energy Today Staff, June 25, 2012