Middle East Economic Survey


No 8



Bahrains NOGA Says 18 Companies Lined Up For Deep Gas Bidding

Bahrains National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) said on 18 February that 18 companies had registered to acquire data for the countrys deep gas exploration round, bids for which are due by the end of May. Last October Bahrain launched a bidding round designed to develop gas reservoirs at depths of up to 20,000 ft (6,000 ms) below its onshore Awali field (MEES, 3 November 2008)....