Jordan has awarded the Mideast’s first oil-shale fired power project. Formerly reliant on gas from Egypt and oil from Iraq, both now halted, it has rapidly stepped up fuel diversification efforts. It is seeking more LNG – now its sole source of gas.
 
Jordan’s Energy Ministry has signed a $1.6bn deal with Estonia’s Enefit and Malaysia’s YTL International for the construction of the Middle East’s first oil-shale fired power plant, to be built...