Middle East Economic Survey


No 34



Ministers Agree To Extend Arab Gas Pipeline To Turkey

Meeting in Cairo on 15 August, the oil ministers of Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Turkey agreed to speed up the implementation of the Arab Gas Pipeline (AGP) project so as to deliver natural gas to Europe via Turkey by 2007. Egypt, Syria and Turkey decided to establish a joint company whose task will be to extend the pipeline from Homs in Syria to the Syrian-Turkish border. At the...