Supply & Demand

Israel-Gaza gas pipeline inches closer

The partners behind a pipeline project to deliver Israeli and Palestinian gas to Gaza have started negotiations with potential financial backers The partners behind a pipeline project to deliver Israeli and Palestinian gas to Gaza have started negotiations with potential financial backers.
By Verity Ratcliffe 19 February 2018 0 29645
The power plant that generates electricity in the central Gaza Strip, April 2017. The power plant that generates electricity in the central Gaza Strip, April 2017. (PA)

Plans to supply Gaza with Israeli and Palestinian gas through a 40-km pipeline are progressing. Studies for the proposed pipeline have been concluded, and the project’s backers have started negotiating with potential financiers.

The Gas for Gaza (G4G) project is being coordinated by the Office of the Quartet, which reports to the Quartet, a partnership consisting of the UN, the EU, the United States and Russia. It is expected to cost around $80 million, Ariel Ezrahi, director of energy at Office of the Quartet, told Interfax...