Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 25

23-June-2008

TUNISIA

Tunisia Increasingly Gas-Focused As Oil Production Dips

Tunisia is forging ahead with plans to raise gas output. A number of important developments are due to be completed later this year and in 2009, including the BG-operated $1.2bn Hasdrubal project. While it is very optimistic about its gas prospects, Tunisias state-owned Entreprise Tunisienne dActivités Pétrolières (ETAP) is also seeking to launch an international arm in order to...