The Nuon group of the Netherlands may today join the groups competing in an Israeli government tender to build a natural gas infrastructure in Israel,

Yedioth Ahronoth

reports.

Yedioth

also says the Slovak group SPP may also join the fray, competing alone.

Nuon is expected to join the group that includes the Avner oil and gas company and Delek Infrastructure, both members of Yitzhak Tshuva's

Delek

group,

Yedioth

writes.

The name of Argentinean group Bridas was also mentioned in connection with the tender. The results of the tender are expected on January 11.