Middle East Economic Survey


No 25



Kuwait Readying To Receive LNG To Meet Gas Shortfall

Kuwait is readying to receive its first cargo of LNG from Qatar, a senior official declared on 16 June, as the state seeks a stop-gap solution to its chronic shortfall in gas supply from domestic sources during the seasonal surge in demand for power generation. As'ad al-Sa'd, Deputy Chairman of Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC), said that the receiving station will be ready...