Second chances, they say, are rare, especially in the Middle East. But when it comes to Israel’s vast off-shore gas reserves—some of the world’s most remarkable energy finds of the past half-century—it may be that the country’s politicians and citizens will get an opportunity that seemed all but lost a few short years ago to turn their natural-gas gift to their advantage in ways that will remake the Middle East.
How Israel Got Its Energy Groove Back
Just a few years ago, Israel’s massive natural-gas fields were caught up in endless infighting. Now, thanks in part to the UAE deal, they’re about to transform the region’s economy.