News bites: Heartland Institute struggles, Israel’s energy future, and more

Bloomberg reports on the effects of European oil sanctions against Iran.

“The European Union’s ban on Iranian oil shipments that takes full effect July 1 is curbing ship charters now because of the time it takes the vessels to deploy, load and deliver cargoes, the fleet’s biggest re-insurer said,” their story states.

The Associated Press has the latest on embattled natural-gas giant Chesapeake Energy.

Reuters reports that a major solar power project is on the way in Israel.

Bloomberg looks at planned natural-gas exploration off Israel’s Mediterranean coast.

The Guardian reports that the Heartland Institute is struggling in the wake of its ill-fated climate change billboard campaign.