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  • UCLA mapping project goes back to the future

    By  Tom Tugend

    June 20, 2012 | 12:10 pm

    When Todd Samuel Presner was “drilling down” through the history of Los Angeles, he noticed something unusual in a 1939 map of the city’s eastern part.

    In contrast to the surrounding areas, the entire Boyle Heights neighborhood was colored in red.

    To real estate agents and...

  • Oil drilling near Haifa halted

    May 14, 2012 | 10:35 am

    Oil drilling in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Haifa was frozen as the investment partners prepare to put a new oil rig in place.

    Drilling in the Leviathan oil field, which began more than a year ago, has not yet produced any oil. But it is believed that oil will be discovered at a different depth in new drilling that will not begin for another year, Ynet reported.

    The partners, including Noble Energy and the Delek group, say that estimates show at least 600 million barrels of oil in the field. The field also contains a large natural gas reserve.

  • Greece’s Papandreou to discuss oil drilling with Netanyahu

    September 15, 2011 | 11:20 am

    Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou was scheduled to consult with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu regarding drilling for natural gas near Cyprus.

    According to sources in the Greek Foreign Ministry, Papandreou was set to have a phone conversation with Netanyahu on...