Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LII

No 28

13-Jul-2009

ALGERIA/REGIONAL

TSGP Partners Sign Inter-Governmental Agreement, International Interest Grows

The Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline (TSGP) looks increasingly likely to become a reality, after an inter-governmental agreement was signed by the three countries involved in the project, in the Nigerian capital Abuja on 3 July. Huge obstacles remain in the way of the ambitious project being realized, including serious security threats, very high costs and...