Despite LNG imports running at full capacity, Kuwait suffered gas shortages last summer forcing a hike in the burning of more valuable crude oil. New output from Jurassic reserves should provide relief in time for this summer’s demand peak.

Kuwait’s long-delayed plans to boost non-associated gas from its Jurassic reserves are finally coming to fruition, albeit with further slippage. The project will add 300mn cfd gas production by June, just in time for the seasonal demand...