Middle East Economic Survey


No 43



Imported Gas Flows To Lebanons Dair 'Ammar Power Plant

Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water Alain Tabourian in the caretaking government of Prime Minster Fuad Siniora announced on 19 October that gas has started flowing from Syria to a first unit of the Dair 'Ammar (Baddawi) power station in North Lebanon. The gas is being delivered to Lebanon in a swap agreement, under which Egypt supplies via the 1,200km Arab Gas Pipeline (AGP) an...