Middle East Economic Survey


No 15


Kuwait Eyes Permanent LNG Facilities As Politics Holds Up $90Bn Energy Plan

A political impasse looks set to delay a five-year, $90bn Kuwaiti energy sector investment program, including refineries and upstream development essential to domestic gas and power needs. Kuwait is also in talks with Saudi Arabia over not using Neutral Zone output to meet OPEC targets, allowing its fast track development. Nick Wilson reports from Kuwait...