Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 47

20-Nov-2006

Jordan

Jordan Updates Exploration Blocks Status

Jordans Natural Resources (NRA) has recently released on its website (www.nra.gov.jo/side.htm) the following details about the current status of exploration activity in the country which has been parceled out into eight blocks to encourage oil and gas prospecting and exploration by international oil companies (IOCs).

1. Risha Block: Jordans National Petroleum Company (NPC) has a concession...