Middle East Economic Survey


No 29



Syria And Egypt Sign Gas Agreement

A sales agreement for the export of Egyptian gas to Syria via the Arab Gas Pipeline (AGP) was signed on 11 May 2008, the Syrian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has confirmed to MEES in a fax received on 16 July. As reported earlier the gas supply will start at the initial rate of 2.5mn cmd, rising gradually to 6mn cmd in 2013. No details were given by the ministry on the sale price of...