NO. 30



Egypt Uses Additional 40,000 b/d of Petroleum Products to ReplaceDeclining Hydrdoelectric Power

MEES learns that an additional 40,000 b/d of fuel oil and gas oil have beenconsumed in Egypt during the past seven months to replace the decline inhydroelectric power capacity at the Aswan High Dam caused by the fall in thelevel of the Nile, and that this higher level of consumption is likely tocontinue for the foreseeable future. The extra petroleum is equivalent to...