Middle East Economic Survey


No 37



Syria Has No Surplus Gas For Export At Present

Syrian natural gas production at present is not sufficient to meet domestic demand, and the difference has to be made up from imports of 2.5mn cmd of Egyptian gas via the Arab Gas Pipeline (AGP), according to the general manager of the General Petroleum Corporation (GPC), 'Ali 'Abbas. Total output from existing GPC facilities produce about 22-23mn cmd of raw gas, of which sales gas amounts to...