Middle East Economic Survey


No 19



Jordan Considers Shifting All Power Generation To Egyptian Gas

Jordanian Prime Minister 'Adnan Badran said last week that Jordan was studying the possibility of gradually shifting to the use of Egyptian natural gas instead of petroleum products in all energy generation. Mr Badran added that the shift to gas would reduce the energy bill by some 50% and at the same time be cleaner for the environment. The 'Aqaba area would be the first...