Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LIV

No 29

18-Jul-2011

Kuwait Jurassic Gas: Kharafi Seeks Finance, Shell Faces Second Probe

As Kuwait prepares to tender a $1.2bn gas fractionation train at Mina al-Ahmadi refinery, it faces a growing gas crisis caused by upstream project delays. Key to success is Kharafi Nationals kick-starting the 1bn cfd Jurassic gas fields project, where Shell has an advisory role. Shell faces an oil ministry investigation in parallel to a parliamentary probe into its...