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Israel, Cyprus to resolve disagreement over maritime gas field

Most of the disagreement points between Israel and Cyprus over the joint Aphrodite-Yishai natural gas reservoir have been resolved, and an agreement is apparently imminent.
A view of the platform of the Leviathan natural gas field in the Mediterranean Sea.

Israel is trying to promote the development of its own and its neighbors' gas fields, in light of the European energy shortage. It plans to sell natural gas from its reservoirs in the Eastern Mediterranean to the European countries disengaging from Russian gas supplies.

That being said, Israel is engaged in two international disputes over the development of its Mediterranean gas fields.

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