Middle East Economic Survey


No 23



Kuwait To Intensify Contacts To Secure Iraqi Natural Gas

With the formation of a permanent government in Iraq, energy officials in Kuwait are to intensify contacts with Baghdad with a view to building on the memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed at end-2004 for the import of Iraqi natural gas by pipeline, the Kuwaiti media reported on 27 May (MEES, 20/27 December 2004). Iraqi gas exports to Kuwait were cut in 1990. Under the first...