Middle East Economic Survey


No 40



National Oil And Gas Authority Replaces Oil Ministry

King Hamad bin 'Isa Al Khalifa on 26 September issued a number of decrees reshuffling the cabinet and setting up a National Oil and Gas Authority to replace the Ministry of Oil. The establishment of such a body has been under discussion in cabinet for some weeks and is intended to streamline Bahrains energy sector, allowing for greater coordination and flexibility, and less...