No. 20



Jordan Evaluating Risha Gas Reserves Before Signing With BPAmoco To Import Egyptian Gas

The Government of Jordan has announced it will postponesigning an agreement with BP Amoco to import Egyptian natural gas until afterthe Jordan National Oil Company (JNOC) has conducted an evaluation of thereserves at the Risha gas field. Speaking at a banquet in London on 11 May,newly crowned King 'Abd Allah of Jordan said of the BP Amoco deal: "Wehave asked for a one month...