Noble Energy and Delek Group Start Noa Pipeline Construction Offshore Israel

Noble Energy Inc. and Delek Group Ltd. have announced the beginning of the work to link Noa and Pinnacle fields with Mari B platform, Globes Online reported.

The pipeline link between fields will be provided by Helix Express rig which already arrived in Israeli waters.

The Noa field is located 20 kilometers west of the Mari B field in 800-meter water, and Pinnacle is located three kilometers from Mari B.

Two fields will be linked to Mari B via 8-inch pipeline, and will be controlled through subsea umbilicals.

Noble Energy owns 47.1% of Noa, and Delek owns the rest through its gas exploration units Avner Oil and Gas LP and Delek Drilling LP.

Subsea World News Staff , May 15, 2012;  Image: Noble Energy