Middle East Economic Survey


No 35



Emal Obtains Gas Supplies Through Gasco Pipeline

Emirates Aluminum (Emal) on 23 August announced that it had secured a supply of natural gas from Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (Gasco) through the opening of a new gas pipeline to its 2gw power plant. Emal said that the pipeline would enable on-site power generation and would provide a reliable and uninterrupted supply of natural gas. Phase 1 of Emal, requiring an investment of $5.7bn, is to be...