Middle East Economic Survey


No 44



Jordan And BP Sign Risha Gas Development Agreements

The Jordanian government, the National Petroleum Company (NPC) and BP on 25 October signed four agreements for the development of the Risha gas field in the Risha concession, located 360km east of 'Amman, near the Jordanian-Iraqi border. BP said in a press release issued on 26 October that subject to government and parliamentary approval, it is to farm into the Risha concession as a...