No. 44



As Supply Shortfall Looms, Dubai Ponders Its Gas Import Options

With just two months left to go, it is looking increasingly unlikelythat a sales and purchase contract for the supply of pipeline gas from a concession areain Qatars North field to the emirate of Dubai will be signed by the end of 1998.Project proponents had hoped that an agreement between the two sides could be reached bythis date as this would allow a consortium led by the US firm Arco to...