Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 25

18-June-2007

Middle East Power Demand Growth Bringing Fuel Choice Problems, Says IEA

Middle Eastern economies are flourishing on the back of an energy boom, but this economic growth is bringing governments the problem of how to fuel rapidly expanding electric power demand, according to the IEA. In the monthly Oil Market Report of 12 June, the agency says: Shortages of natural gas hitherto the fuel of choice for electricity generation have become a regular...