Middle East Economic Survey


No 41



Egypt Launches Second Upstream Bid Round For 2004

Egypt has launched a second upstream bidding round for 2004 comprising three contiguous blocks Alam El-Shawish West, Alam El-Shawish East and Abu Sennan in the Western Desert. The latest bid round follows an earlier 2004 upstream round for 15 blocks, as well as separate bid rounds in 2004 for five blocks in the south of the country (MEES, 24 May) and for nine gas prone blocks both...