Zion Oil Releases New Exploration Map

Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. released an updated map of it’s current and applied for exploration area. Updates include splitting Zion’s former ‘Issachar-Zebulun’ permit area into two new (applied for) areas – the ‘Zebulun Permit’...

Dead Sea Well Approved for Drilling

Shahar prospect gets nod for drilling The well, due to begin drilling in the second quarter, is targeting oil-bearing strata at a depth of 3,300 meters. Globes 31 January 11 12:22, Yael Gruntman The Southern Regional Planning and Building Commission has approved the...

A Biblical Treasure Hunt Part 2

THE SEARCH FOR OIL IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL By Philip Mandelker (installment two of a series, for installment one click here) Notwithstanding the desertion of the large international oil and gas companies following the establishment of the State, exploration continued in...

A Biblical Treasure Hunt Part 1

THE SEARCH FOR OIL IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL A BIBLICAL TREASURE HUNT By Philip Mandelker (installment one of a series) INTRODUCTION The Bible has been the principal source of inspiration to hundreds of millions of people through the ages. Many Jews and Christians believe...

Israel’s Biblical Oil Explorers

THE SEARCH FOR OIL IN THE LAND OF ISRAEL A BIBLICAL TREASURE HUNT By Philip Mandelker APPENDIX SCRIPTURALLY INSPIRED / INFLUENCED PETROLEUM EXPLORATION IN ISRAEL _______________________ 1.         Company: Asher Oil Company Founder: Wesley Hancock. California based. A...