No. 32



Egypt To Embark On Construction Of Trans-Sinai Gas Line

Egypt will shortly embark on the construction of a trans-Sinai gas line, according toEgyptian Oil Minister Hamdi al-Banbi as quoted by the Cairo daily al-Ahram of 3August. The line is intended to pipe gas from gas fields in the Mediterranean offshorenorth of Port Said to the Sinai peninsula via a tunnel under the Suez Canal, and then onto the Shaikh Zuwayid area east of al-Arish town not far from the...