Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 37

18-Sept-2006

GENERAL/SUPPLY/DEMAND

Coal-Fired Power Generation Industry Revived By High Oil And Gas Prices

Gas demand for power generation has been driving the increase in worldwide gas consumption in the past two decades, but recent high oil and gas prices have triggered a revival in coal-fired power projects. David Knott discovers that the coal-fired power revival is most prominent in two key markets eyed by Middle Eastern producers for expansion of gas...