Middle East Economic Survey


No 5


Commissioning Snags Take Shine Off Egypts Inaugural LNG Cargo

Egypts first cargo of LNG departed from Damietta aboard the 136,000 cu ms Cadiz Knutsen bound for Huelva on 20 January, more than a month after originally scheduled, launching the country into the ever-widening club of global LNG producers. But commissioning snags at the 5mn t/y single-train plant operated by the Spanish Egyptian Gas Company (SEGAS) and difficulties with...