Jordan Left With Few Gas Options After BP Abandons Risha


The Risha gas field, once seen as Jordan’s potential gas lifeline, is unlikely to be developed – at least in the medium term. BP has quit, writing off $240mn.

BP will soon turn over its seismic data and the results of exploratory drilling to the Jordanian government as part of a handover to the country’s tiny National Petroleum Company (NPC), which is majority-owned by the government. After...