Middle East Economic Survey


No 15



Jordan And BP To Finalize Risha Development Deal Soon

Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Khaldun Qutaishat said on 3 April that a strategic agreement is to be signed by the end of April with BP and four other companies for further development of the Risha gas field, 360km east of 'Amman, near the Jordanian-Iraqi border. Jordans National Petroleum Company (NPC) and BP in January initialed a preliminary deal for Risha (MEES...