Middle East Economic Survey


No 18



Iran Revives Gas Field Plan In Diplomatic Spat With Kuwait

Iran has revived a plan to produce gas from the offshore Arash field that it shares with Kuwait in the coming months, Iranian news agency ISNA reported on 26 April, quoting Mahmoud Zirakchianzadeh, Managing Director of the Iranian Offshore Oil Company (IOOC). A Kuwaiti official, however, tells MEES that Kuwait knows nothing about this latest plan. Iran has said a number...