Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LII

No 41

12-Oct-2009

Jordan

Jordans Government Approves Risha Gas Field Agreement With BP

The Jordanian cabinet on 6 October approved the agreement between the National Petroleum Company (NPC) and British Petroleum for the development of the Risha gas field. According to the Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Khalid Qutaishat, the agreement covers two phases. Under the first one, which will last for 3-4 years and is renewable for an additional year,...