Pipelines, Storage & Power

Israel to decide on East Med pipeline by early 2019 – Steinitz

Israel expects to make a decision on whether to build a gas pipeline linking the East Mediterranean to Europe by early 2019.
By Staff reporter 9 March 2018 0 29937

Israel expects to make a decision on whether to build a gas pipeline linking the East Mediterranean to Europe by early 2019, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz has told Reuters.

The planned pipeline would start at Israel’s gas fields and traverse Cyprus and Greece on its way to Italy.

“This summer we will reach a detailed agreement between the four founding states of the East Med pipeline and at the beginning of 2019 we hope to see a final investment decision,” he said.

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