Middle East Economic Survey


No 23


Egypt Announces AGP Expansion, Despite Supply Concerns

Gas will flow to Lebanon via the Arab Gas Pipeline (AGP) in August and the last section, linking Syria to Turkey, will be completed by the end of 2010. This was the outcome of the meeting in Cairo late last month of the oil and energy ministers from the core Arab countries participating in the AGP. The announcement, made by the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum on 30 May, reflects a delay in...