Middle East Economic Survey


No 26



Kuwaits Energy Minister And Deputies In Dispute Over Oil Grant To Jordan

A heated exchange took place in Kuwaits National Assembly on 21 June between a number of opposition deputies and Energy MinisterShaikh Ahmad Fahd al-Sabah over the status of the countrys oil grant to Jordan. After the Iraq war in March 2003, Kuwait agreed to supply Jordan with 25,000 b/d of oil free of charge for six months with the UAE also supplying 25,000...