Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 19

12-May-2008

REGIONAL/CASPIAN/TURKEY

EU Discusses Nabucco With Turkey And Arab States

EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs, in Brussels on 5 May, met with officials from Turkey and the Arab states of Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Iraq to discuss the proposed Nabucco gas pipeline project. Mr Piebalgs said agreement had been reached that 7 bcm/year would be supplied to the EU-backed Nabucco by Egypt and Iraq. Egypt, which would supply 2 bcm/y to the 31...