Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 2

14-January-2008

KUWAIT

Kuwait Looks To Non-Associated Gas Debut

Kuwait has missed an end-2007 start-up target for its first ever production of non-associated gas. But 175mn cfd of gas and 50,000 b/d of condensate should begin flowing from the northern Sabriya and Umm Niga fields by the end of the first quarter, Kuwaiti executives tell MEES.

The executives deny that the hiccup constitutes an official delay to the project, and say earlier announcements for a...