13 September, 2021
What is the source of the tar that was spilled off the coast of Israel? Is it crude oil, or one of the various types of fuel oil? Laboratory tests performed at the Hebrew University, the results of which reached Globes, shed light on the source of the tar. The samples collected by researchers from the Institute of Earth Sciences show that the source of the tar is, in fact, crude oil, and not an oil distillate such as fuel oil.