Middle East Economic Survey


No 7



Egypts Gas Exports To Arab States, Israel Disrupted After Pipeline Explosion

It has yet to be determined whether an explosion and fire that occurred at a gas pipeline metering station near Arish in the northern Sinai Peninsula on 5 February was an act of terrorism, political violence or an accident. The incident, which has brought Egypts natural gas exports by pipeline to a halt, was initially thought to have been an act of sabotage...