Middle East Economic Survey


No 6



Jordan And BP Sign Preliminary Agreement For Risha Gas Field

A preliminary agreement was reached last month between Jordans National Petroleum Company (NPC) and BP to develop the small Risha gas field, near the Jordanian-Iraqi border, according to reports from 'Amman. Sources at the Jordanian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources have confirmed to the media that a final agreement with BP is expected to be signed later in 2009. The Risha...